US, China Conduct Anti-Piracy Exercise
GULF OF ADEN (NNS) -- The U.S. Navy's guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) and ships from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (Navy) PLA(N) commenced a bilateral counter-piracy exercise, U.S.-China Counter-Piracy Exercise 15, in the Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa.
Sailors from littoral combat ship USS Fort Worth (LCS 3) completed final certifications for the ship's inaugural deployment while underway participating in Task Group Exercise (TGEX).
Following participation in a 10-day Task Group Exercise (TGEX) off the coast of Southern California, the guided missile destroyer USS Milius (DDG 69) headed west to begin an independent deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans.
Germantown Participates in PHIBLEX 15
SUBIC BAY, Philippines (NNS) -- The amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42) and the embarked Marines from the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) commenced Amphibious Landing Exercise (PHIBLEX) 15 in Subic Bay.
USS GEORGE WASHINGTON, At Sea (NNS) -- In the midst of the year's largest U.S. military exercise, Asia's forward-deployed destroyer squadron is taking steps to ensure surface warfare readiness by leading the Navy in the development of tactics, techniques and procedures (TTP) that are on the 'leading edge' of emerging technology.
Peru Hosts UNITAS 55-14 Professional Symposium
CALLAO, Peru (NNS) -- Junior officers from the United States, Mexico, Honduras, Chile, and Peru attended a professional symposium hosted by the Peruvian Navy during UNITAS, an annual multinational maritime exercise.
Carl Vinson Completes USWEX
USS CARL VINSON, At Sea (NNS) -- Aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70), Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 1, and Combined Task Forces (CTF) 32 and 34 completed an Undersea Warfare Exercise (USWEX).
U.S., ROK Exercises to Demonstrate Commitment and Resolve
WATERS TO THE WEST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA – U.S. military forces, to include ships and aircraft from the USS George Washington Carrier Strike Group, will conduct a series of bilateral exercises with Republic of Korea armed forces to strengthen maritime interoperability and tactics, techniques and procedures.
Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group is Ready to Deploy
PACIFIC OCEAN (NNS) -- Carrier Strike Group 1 (CSG 1) successfully completed Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) off the coast of Southern California marking the final step in the strike group's preparation for its upcoming deployment.
Bi-lateral Exercise Enhances U.S., ROK Interoperability
WATERS TO THE EAST OF THE KOREAN PENINSULA - Arleigh-Burke class guided-missile destroyers USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) and USS Wayne E. Meyer (DDG 108) participated in a bi-lateral exercise with ships from the Republic of Korea navy (ROKN).
NSE Conducts Exercise Citadel Protect
EVERETT, Wash. (NNS) — Sailors assigned to Naval Station Everett (NSE) coordinated with tenant commands and local authorities for the anti-terrorism training exercise Citadel Protect.
USS Ashland Departs Sasebo for CARAT
SASEBO, Japan The forward-deployed amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) departs Fleet Activities Sasebo to participate in exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT).
Bonhomme Richard ARG Departs for Ssang Yong Exercise
EAST CHINA SEA - Naval Aircrewman Philip Franzoni watches out the side hatch of an MH-60S Knighthawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 25 while while taking off from the flight deck of the forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).