Boxer ARG Arrives Pearl Harbor for Tiger Cruise

November 13, 2019 – The USS Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), and embarked 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, Nov. 13, for a port visit. Boxer ARG and the 11th MEU are on the return leg of a deployment after leaving San Diego in May. While pierside at Pearl Harbor, Sailors and Marines of…

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Boxer ARG Completes Exercise Tiger Strike

October 7, 2019 – Marines and sailors from the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) participated in exercise Tiger Strike Oct. 2-5, across several training locations in Malaysia to promote integration and interoperability between the U.S. and Malaysian Armed Forces (MAF). Marines and Sailors from the Boxer ARG/11th MEU and the MAF conducted joint exercises…

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Boxer Amphibious Ready Group Arrives in 7th Fleet

September 24, 2019 – The Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) team entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations from the U.S. 5th Fleet September 23 during a scheduled deployment. Joining 7th Fleet’s Naval Forces, the Boxer ARG and 11th MEU will work side-by-side with regional partners and allies to promote maritime security and stability…

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Statement From Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman on USS Boxer

July 18, 2019 – Statement from Chief Pentagon Spokesperson Jonathan Hoffman on USS Boxer: At approximately 10 a.m. local time, the amphibious ship USS Boxer was in international waters conducting a planned inbound transit of the Strait of Hormuz. A fixed wing unmanned aerial system (UAS) approached Boxer and closed within a threatening range. The ship took defensive action against…

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USS Boxer and Charles de Gaulle Sail in Andaman Sea

June 7, 2019 – USS Boxer (LHD 4) and French navy aircraft carrier, FS Charles de Gaulle (R 91), and its escort ships conducted drills while sailing through the Bay of Bengal, June 7. Joining Boxer and Charles de Gaulle were French anti-submarine destroyer FS Latouche Treville (D 646), anti-submarine frigate FS Provence (D 652) and underway replenishment tanker FS…

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Boxer ARG Deploys

May 1, 2019 – Sailors and Marines from Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) departed their homeport of Naval Base San Diego, May 1, for a regularly scheduled deployment. While deployed, the Boxer ARG/11th MEU team will conduct maritime security operations, crisis response operations, theater security cooperation and forward naval presence operations. “It has been…

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US Navy Contract Announcements February 9, 2018

Tekla Research Inc.,* Dumfries, Virginia, is being awarded a $64,073,829 cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract for approximately 835,200 hours of systems specialty engineering and technical services in support of the Naval Air Systems Command’s Systems Engineering Department (AIR-4.1). Systems specialty engineering support to be provided includes an overall technical assessment of cost, schedule, emerging technology and maturity of design for various functional…

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