JMSDF Members Visits Blue Ridge for Holiday Exchange
Members from the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force (JMSDF) ship JS Uraga (MST 463) visited USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19), U.S. 7th Fleet command ship, for an annual holiday gift exchange with Blue Ridge crew members Dec. 14.
Blue Ridge Upgrades Network to CANES
YOKOSUKA, Japan – U.S. 7th Fleet flagship USS Blue Ridge (LCC 19) became the first ship of its class to obtain a large-scale upgrade to its network infrastructure in March. The installation significantly increases internal communication, ship security and an overall standardization for meeting the requirements of modern day operating systems.