Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group Departs for Deployment

January 18, 2020 – The Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group (TRCSG) departed San Diego for a scheduled Indo-Pacific deployment, Jan. 17. More than 6,000 Sailors assigned to TRCSG ships and units will provide maritime security, maintain freedom of the seas in accordance with international law and customs, and operate with international partners and allies to promote regional stability and prosperity.…

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US Navy Selects Fairbanks Morse Engines to Power its Seventh Expeditionary Sea Base Ship

December 3, 2019 – Fairbanks Morse, an EnPro Industries company and leading provider of solutions that are powering the world forward, has been awarded a contract for four main propulsion diesel engines (MPDE) for the US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) 7. This is the seventh ship in the US Navy’s Expeditionary Transfer Dock (ESD)/Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) program. The…

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Boxer ARG Returns to San Diego

November 27, 2019 – Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) returned to San Diego November 27 following a successful seven-month deployment to the 7th and 5th Fleet operating areas. More than 4,500 Sailors and Marines of the Boxer ARG and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) conducted maritime security operations and theater security cooperation efforts in support of regional security, stability,…

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USS Cincinnati’s Maiden Arrival San Diego

November 20, 2019 – The Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) arrived at its new homeport in San Diego for the first time, Nov. 20. The Navy commissioned Cincinnati, Oct. 5, 2019, during a ceremony in Gulfport, Miss. Cincinnati is the 12th LCS homeported in San Diego under the leadership of Littoral Combat Ship Squadron (LCSRON) 1. “The…

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USS Lake Erie returns home from Indo-Pacific deployment

November 18, 2019 – USS Lake Erie (CG 70), along with an embarked detachment from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 49 “Monstars,” returned to its homeport of Naval Station San Diego, Nov. 18, following an independent deployment to the U.S. 3rd and 7th Fleet areas of operation. While in 7th Fleet, Lake Erie conducted Enforcement Coordination Cell operations in various…

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BAP Angamos Arrived in San Diego for DSEI October 19

November 5, 2019 – Commander, Submarine Squadron 11 (CSS-11) and the Peruvian Submarine BAP Angamos (SS-31), a German-built Type 209 submarine (SSK), partnered to enhance and conduct training at Naval Base Point Loma as part of the Diesel-Electric Submarine Initiative (DESI) program, since Oct. 19. The staff of CSS-11 and the crew of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Annapolis…

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Coast Guard Offloads Cocaine in San Diego

October 17, 2019 – The Coast Guard offloaded more than $92 million worth of seized cocaine in San Diego Wednesday. The cocaine, worth more than $92 million, was seized in international waters of the Eastern Pacific Ocean. The contraband represents four suspected drug smuggling vessel interdictions by the crews of three Coast Guard cutters off the coasts of Mexico, Central…

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 21, 2019

Northrop Grumman Systems Corp., San Diego, California, is awarded an $18,253,921 modification (P00003) to a firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee delivery order (N00019-19-F-0272) against a previously issued basic ordering agreement (N00019-15-G-0026) in support of the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system. This order procures material kits and retrofit labor to incorporate the Integrated Functional Capability (IFC) 4.0 configuration into one retrofit ground segment and…

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US Navy Contract Announcements October 3, 2019

BAE Systems Technology Solutions and Services, Rockville, Maryland, is awarded an $18,351,068 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to provide engineering and technical services for integrated communications and information systems radio communications on various Navy ships in support of the Ship and Air Integration Warfare Division, Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division, Webster Outlying Field. Work will be performed in St. Inigoes, Maryland (60%);…

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San Diego Fleet Week Coming in November

Fleet Week has a long history in San Diego, from Theodore Roosevelt’s “Great White Fleet” gracing the city’s shores in 1908 to more than 100 ships visiting “America’s Finest City” in 1935 for the California Pacific International Exposition. Now, home port to 57 U.S. Navy ships, three major Marine Corps bases, and a robust Coast Guard element, San Diego is…

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BAE Systems’ San Diego Shipyard to Tandem Drydock Two Destroyers

September 18, 2019 – BAE Systems has received $170.7 million in contracts from the U.S. Navy to perform simultaneous maintenance and repair on two Arleigh Burke-class (DDG 51) guided-missile destroyers in its San Diego shipyard. Under the awarded contracts, the shipyard will tandem dry-dock the USS Stethem (DDG 63) and USS Decatur (DDG 73) in October. The synchronized two-ship docking…

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