USS Winston S. Churchill conducts Port Visit to Sudan

March 1, 2021 – USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) arrived in Port Sudan, Sudan for a scheduled port visit, Mar. 1, 2021. Winston Churchill follows the USNS Carson City’s visit February 24-26 and U.S. Africa Command’s Deputy Commander for Civil-Military Engagement, Ambassador Andrew Young, and Director of Intelligence, Rear Adm. Heidi Berg, January 25-27, further building on the partnership…

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USS Winston S. Churchill Renders Aid to Iranian Mariners

October 16, 2020 – While operating under Combined Maritime Forces (CMF), USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) provided assistance to a motor vessel in distress in the Arabian Sea, Oct. 15. The Iranian-flagged dhow signaled to Churchill via flashing light that it was in distress. When hailed over bridge-to-bridge radio, the vessel’s crew explained that their engine would not start…

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USS Winston S Churchill Deploys

August 13, 2020 – USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) departed for an independent deployment to maintain maritime stability and security and ensure access, deter aggression, and defend U.S., allied and partner interests around the globe August 10. Sailors aboard Churchill will also be navigating the continuing global pandemic, following strict protocols to keep the crew healthy while maintaining the…

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U.S. Navy Awards BAE Systems Modernization Contract for USS Carney and USS Winston S. Churchill

August 11, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time JACKSONVILLE, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BAE Systems has received an $83.5 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided-missile destroyers USS Carney (DDG 64) and USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81). The modernization work will be performed sequentially by the company’s shipyard in Jacksonville. The contracts include options that, if exercised, would bring…

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