USS Emory S. Land Conducts Weapons Handling Training Evolution with USS Asheville

November 13, 2019 – USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) completed ordnance handling training with USS Asheville (SSN 758) while the submarine was moored alongside, Nov. 11. Land’s crew demonstrated their ability to transfer ordnance and provide hotel services to a submarine while Land was anchored. “It’s to exercise the capability that the tender can moor a submarine outboard at…

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USS Emory S. Land Conducts Bilateral Training with Royal Australian Navy Submarine Service

September 13, 2019 – The submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) participated in a bilateral training evolution with the Australian Collins-class submarine HMAS Sheean (SSG 77), Sept. 13, as part of the ship’s fall deployment to foster positive relations with regional partners. This bilateral training involved inert training ordnance handling between Land and Sheean, demonstrating the interoperability of…

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Greeneville & Emory S. Land reinforce U.S.-Malaysian Partnerships

December 5, 2018 – USS Greeneville (SSN 772) and the submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) completed a series of bilateral engagements this week with Malaysian officials during a visit to the region. Both Greeneville and Emory S. Land submarine maintenance subject matter experts hosted a meeting with Royal Malaysian Navy counterparts on best practices. The visit was…

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USS Emory S. Land Arrives for Scheduled Maintenance to Red White and Blue Welcome in Vallejo California

USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Vallejo, Calif., today to a hero’s red, white and blue welcome sponsored by the City of Vallejo. With the crew manning the rails, the ship passed by the Vallejo High School Drum Line as well as several hundred residents of the city who came out to wave, display signs and flags and…

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USS Emory S. Land demonstrates submarine replenishment capabilities

SS Emory S. Land (AS 39) successfully executed Operation AJAX demonstrating submarine replenishment capabilities during a scheduled port visit in Pearl Harbor with the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Santa Fe (SSN 763), May 20. During Operation AJAX, Emory S. Land displayed a wide range of support capabilities involving the Santa Fe. The demonstrations included launching force-protection units in rigid-hull…

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US Navy Contract Announcements April 27, 2018

Raytheon Co., Tucson, Arizona, is awarded $143,270,000 for modification P00018 to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract (N00019-17-C-0034) to exercise an option to procure 100 full-rate production Lot 15 Tomahawk Block IV all-up-round vertical launch system missiles. Work will be performed in Tucson, Arizona (24.5 percent); Walled Lake, Michigan (14.2 percent); Camden, Arkansas (11 percent); Gainesville, Virginia (8 percent); El Segundo,…

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Emory S. Land visits Sasebo During Indo-Pacific Deployment

Submarine tender USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) arrived in Sasebo, Japan April 10, for a visit as part of its deployment to the Indo-Pacific region. The port visit represents an important opportunity to promote stability and security in the Indo-Pacific region, demonstrate commitment to regional partners, and foster growing relationships. The visit is also aimed at building friendship and…

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Guam Submarine conducts ordnance transfer

February 10, 2017 – A Los Angeles-class attack submarine transferred retrievable exercise torpedoes (EXTORPs) to a submarine tender for the first time in more than four years at Naval Base Guam, Feb. 10. USS Chicago (SSN 721) transferred two EXTORPs to USS Emory S. Land (AS 39) during a three-hour evolution in preparation for a planned maintenance period. “Conducting this…

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