USS Spruance Completes Voyage Repairs in Sasebo

Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Spruance (DDG 111) departed Fleet Activities Sasebo after completing an eight day voyage repair availability (VRAV). The VRAV comes nearly four months into Spruance’s scheduled deployment to the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations. The eight-day repair period included critical maintenance of navigation, combat systems and engineering equipment vital to continuing the mission, conducting cooperative security…

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Abraham Lincoln CSG Conducts Exercises with the JMSDF

The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (ABECSG), along with JS Inazuma (DD 105) and JS Kongo (DDG 173), from the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) completed bilateral exercises in the Philippine Sea and East China Sea, April 18, 2022. USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), USS Mobile Bay (CG 52) and USS Spruance (DDG 111) of Carrier Strike Group Three (CSG…

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Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group Deploys

The Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group departed on a regularly scheduled deployment January 3rd in support of global maritime security operations. The Abraham Lincoln CSG is led by the command staff of CSG 3 and consists of Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72), Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9, the guided-missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), and the…

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USS Spruance Conducts Live-Fire with a Purpose

July 26, 2021 – The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, USS Spruance (DDG 111), entered Port Hueneme, Calif., after successfully conducting a Live-Fire with a Purpose (LFWAP) exercise. Warships assigned to Destroyer Squadron (DESRON) 21 – the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Mobile Bay (CG 53), and the Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers Spruance, USS Sampson (DDG 102), USS Gridley…

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Spruance Returns to San Diego after Contractor Sea Trials

November 9, 2020 – USS Spruance (DDG 111) returned to Naval Base San Diego after completing a four-day sea trial event that concluded a nine-month drydock selected restricted availability (DSRA), November 1. BAE was awarded the multi-million-dollar contract for the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) maintenance period, which included work on the underwater hull, sonar dome, super structure and propulsion…

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U.S. Navy Submarines join surface ships and aircraft in interoperability exercise

May 9, 2020 – Three submarines joined 7th Fleet ships and aircraft this week during a joint advanced warfighting training exercise May 2-8 in the Philippine Sea. Task Forces representing every warfare specialty – surface, subsurface, amphibious operations, reconnaissance and surveillance – participated in a series of integrated exercises to develop warfighting concepts, improve maritime lethality, and enable real-world proficiency…

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