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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Shiloh Completes Refit

May 12, 2021 – Ship Repair Facility and Japan Regional Maintenance Center (SRF-JRMC) completed Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Shiloh’s (CG 67) surface incremental availability on time, April 26, 2021. A surface incremental availability (SIA) provides greater maintenance support and is part of the U.S. Navy’s 36-month Optimized Fleet Response Plan maintenance cycle. The SIA ensures the ship remains operational…

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Ex-USS Curts Sunk as Target During Valiant Shield 2020

September 18, 2020 – U.S. joint armed forces conducted a multi-platform live-fire missile exercise, Sept. 19, involving surface, air, and subsurface launched ordinance to sink the decommissioned frigate USS Curts (FFG 38) as part of exercise Valiant Shield 2020. The sinking exercise (SINKEX) combined an orchestrated sequence of live ordnance targeting the ex-USS Curts, including air-launched ordnance from fixed and…

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