Ronald Reagan CSG Trains With JS Teruzuki

Ships and aircraft from Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (RRNCSG) concluded a week of at-sea bilateral training with a destroyer from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) May 17. The training included U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 5 flagship USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76), USS Antietam (CG 54), Electronic Attack Squadron (VAQ) 138, and destroyer JS Teruzuki (DD 116),…

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Japan Approves Airfields for USS Ronald Reagan Training

We are pleased to inform you that the U.S. Forces Japan Headquarters has notified that we are planning to carry out landing training (FCLP: Field Carrier Landing Practice) for the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan on Iwo Jima as follows.  The schedule is current and subject to change in the future. Record  The USS Ronald Reagan’s Landing Practice (FCLP) is…

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Worn Out Looking USS Ronald Reagan Begins Refit

USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) began a four-month selected restricted availability at Yokosuka, Japan, Jan. 13, 2022 following its recent five-month deployment across the 5th and 7th Fleet areas of operation. At the time of its return to Yokosuka, Japan, Oct. 16, 2021, Reagan was the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier. During its deployment, the ship transited nearly 43,000…

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USS Ronald Reagan Returns to Yokosuka

The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) returned to Yokosuka, Japan October 16, following a five-month deployment across 5th and 7th Fleet. During Ronald Reagan’s deployment, the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 flew more than 14,820 flight hours, and the ship transited nearly 43,000 nautical miles. The strike group departed Yokosuka, May 19 and…

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Ronald Reagan CSG Returns to the South China Sea

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is operating in the South China Sea for the second time during its 2021 deployment, September 24th. The carrier strike group includes the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, and embarked staffs of Task Force 70 and Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 15, as well…

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Ronald Reagan CSG Exercises with Singapore Navy

June 18, 2021 – Ships and aircraft from the Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group (CSG 5) and the Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) conducted integrated bilateral training, June 17. CSG 5 sailed in international waters with RSN’s Formidable-class frigate RSS Intrepid (69) and the Victory-class corvette RSS Vigilance (90). While training together, the strike group and the RSN ships conducted…

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Ronald Reagan CSG Departs Yokosuka

May 19, 2021 – The U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and its strike group departed Fleet Activities Yokosuka, May 19, to support security and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. During this routine at-sea period, Ronald Reagan, its strike group ships and the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 are expected to work with allies…

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JS MAYA conducted joint training with USS Ronald Reagan

May 18, 2021 (Google Translation) – From May 11-14, JS MAYA conducted joint training in the waters south of Kanto with USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76). Commander of JS MAYA (CAPT ONO Shuji) stated, “In addition to improving the JMSDF’s tactical capabilities, we have deepened interoperability with the US Navy. I am convinced that we can improve deterrence and interoperability in…

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Ronald Reagan Project Celebrates 50% SRA Completion

March 18, 2021 – The Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center team working on the selected restricted availability for USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) marked the 50 percent complete milestone in Yokosuka, Japan, March 10. Ronald Reagan arrived back in Japan Nov. 14, 2020, following a six-month Indo-Pacific deployment. The project…

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Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group Returns to South China Sea

October 15, 2020 – The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group has returned to the South China Sea for the third time of its 2020 deployment. The carrier strike group includes the Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) and the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5, USS Antietam (CG 54), andtUSS Halsey (DDG 97) and USS John…

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