USA: IKE CSG Departs for Deployment

first_img View post tag: Departs USA: IKE CSG Departs for Deployment View post tag: Navy Back to overview,Home naval-today USA: IKE CSG Departs for Deployment View post tag: Naval June 21, 2012 Share this article Training & Educationcenter_img View post tag: IKE View post tag: News by topic View post tag: For Nearly 6,000 Sailors operating on ships and aircraft of Carrier Strike Group Eight departed June 20 for a scheduled deployment in support of maritime security operations and build on maritime partnerships.They are deploying to the 5th and 6th fleet areas of responsibilities, as part of an ongoing rotation of U.S. forces supporting maritime security operations in international waters around the globe.“This is a flexible, agile, and ready strike group,” said Rear Adm. Michael C. Manazir, CSG 8 commander. “I’m extremely proud of every Sailor in this strike group. They have contributed to the readiness so that we can meet all tasks set out for us by the fleet commanders under which we will operate. We look forward to playing a part in keeping international waterways safe and building relationships with our partners.”CSG 8’s flagship, USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE), with the seven squadrons of Carrier Air Wing 7 embarked, departed Naval Station Norfolk, along with the guided missile destroyer USS Winston S. Churchill (DDG 81) and USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109).The Mayport, Fla.-based guided missile cruiser USS Hue City (CG 66) and the guided missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) left their homeport in Mayport, Fla., as well, and will join Eisenhower as the strike group transits the Atlantic Ocean.Carrier Strike Group Eight has spent the last few months successfully completing a series of complex training events and certifications.[mappress]Naval Today Staff , June 21, 2012; Image: US Navy View post tag: CSG View post tag: Deploymentlast_img read more

USA: GDEB Signs USD 20 Million Maintenance Contract

first_img USA: GDEB Signs USD 20 Million Maintenance Contract View post tag: Navy April 22, 2013 Share this article View post tag: Defense View post tag: million View post tag: 20 View post tag: USD General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp. located in Groton, Conn., has received a USD 20 million contract to provide Nuclear Regional Maintenance Department tasks.The work will be provided in support of operational nuclear submarines at the Naval submarine Support Facility, Naval Submarine Base, New London, Conn.The project will be performed in New London, Conn., and is expected to be completed by March 2014.[mappress]Naval Today Staff, April 22, 2013; Image: GDEB Equipment & technologycenter_img View post tag: Defence View post tag: contract View post tag: Naval Back to overview,Home naval-today USA: GDEB Signs USD 20 Million Maintenance Contract View post tag: News by topic View post tag: Signs View post tag: maintenance View post tag: GDEBlast_img read more