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USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) Commissioned

Original article appears courtesy of Commander, Naval Surface Force Atlantic. The U.S. Navy commissioned Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Delbert D. Black (DDG 119) today. Due to public health and safety concerns related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the … Continue reading

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USS Montana Christened

Original article appears courtesy of the Navy Times. She’s touted as a force to be reckoned with. And after nearly a 100-year absence, a U.S. Navy vessel now bears the name “Montana.” And when she takes to the water, you … Continue reading

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Keel Laying for Future USNS Harvey Milk

Original article appears courtesy of General Dynamics/Nassco. On Thursday, September 3, General Dynamics NASSCO laid the keel for the future USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the second of six vessels in the John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler program for the U.S. Navy.  Senator … Continue reading

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USS Savannah (LCS 28) Christened

Original article appears courtesy of Austal USA. The future USS Savannah (LCS 28) has been christened at  Austal USA’s  state-of-the-art ship manufacturing facility in Mobile, Alabama. The future USS Savannah is the 14th of 19 Independence-class Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) Austal USA has under contract … Continue reading

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USS St. Louis (LCS 19) Commissioned

Original article appears courtesy of the Department of Defense. The U.S. Navy commissioned Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS St. Louis (LCS 19), Aug. 8. Due to public health safety concerns and restrictions of large public gatherings related to the novel … Continue reading

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Beloit Keel Laying

This article originally appears courtesy of the City of Beloit, WI. Lockheed Martin and Fincantieri Marinette Marine marked the beginning of construction on Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) 29, the future USS Beloit, with a ceremony in Marinette. As part of … Continue reading

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USS Tripoli Commissioned

This article appears courtesy of the Department of Defense. The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Tripoli (LHA 7) on July 15, 2020. Although the Navy canceled the traditional public commissioning ceremony due to public health and safety restrictions on large public … Continue reading

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USS Kansas City Commissioned

Original article appears courtesy of the Department of Defense. The U.S. Navy commissioned Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Kansas City (LCS 22) today, June 20. The Navy commissioned Kansas City administratively via naval message due to public health safety and … Continue reading

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USS Vermont Commissioned

Original article appears courtesy of U.S. Department of Defense The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Vermont (SSN 792), the 19th Virginia-class attack submarine, today, April 18, 2020.  Although the traditional public commissioning ceremony was cancelled due to public health safety and … Continue reading

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USS Delaware Commissioned

Original article appears courtesy of U.S. Department of Defense The U.S. Navy commissioned USS Delaware (SSN 791), the 18th Virginia-class attack submarine, today, April 4, 2020. Although the traditional public commissioning ceremony was cancelled due to public health safety and … Continue reading

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