U.S., and British ships conduct exercise in Arctic aim to counter Russia – Defence Blog

The U.S. Navy released a statement on Friday saying that U.S. 6th Fleet (C6F) conducted a bilateral naval anti-submarine warfare (ASW) exercise with the U.K., above the Arctic Circle. The statement noted the four ships from two nations, a U.S. submarine, and a U.S. P8-A worked together, in the Norwegian Sea, to conduct training in […]

U.S. largest military shipbuilding company begins fabrication of new amphibious transport dock – Defence Blog

America’s largest military shipbuilding company, Huntington Ingalls Industries announced on Thursday that its Newport News Shipbuilding division officially started fabrication of the U.S. Navy’s newest San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock Harrisburg (LPD 30). The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut. “LPD 30 is the start of an exciting new era […]

U.S. Navy confirms “harassed” of its aircraft carrier by Iranian vessels – Defence Blog

The U.S. Navy has confirmed that the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) was “harassed” by multiple Iranian vessels during transit of Strait of Hormuz earlier this month. The publication War Zone confirmed Friday that the group of Iranian Revolutionary Guard (IRGC) small craft followed the U.S. Navy Carrier Strike Group out of the […]

USS John P. Murtha amphibious transport dock ship returns from 7-month deployment – Defence Blog

The U.S. Navy said that the amphibious transport dock ship USS John P. Murtha (LPD 26), returned to San Diego. The Sailors and Marines of the John P. Murtha, part of the Boxer Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), returned to their homeport of San Diego, Nov. 27, following a successful seven-month deployment to the 7th and […]

U.S. Navy newest littoral combat ship arrives at its new homeport in San Diego – Defence Blog

The U.S. Navy has announced on Wednesday that its newest Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Cincinnati (LCS 20) arrived at its new homeport in San Diego for the first time. 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 […]