200923-N-EA818-0079 (SAN DIEGO)- The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) pulls into the floating dry dock ARCO (ARDM 5) at Naval Base Point Loma on Sept. 23 for a regularly scheduled maintenance period. ARCO is a medium auxiliary floating dry dock for repair and is a Submarine Squadron 11 asset under the operational control of Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet home-ported on Naval Base Point Loma. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Thomas Gooley/Released)
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USS Key West (SSN 722)

200923-N-EA818-0079 (SAN DIEGO)- The Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Key West (SSN 722) pulls into the floating dry dock ARCO (ARDM 5) at Naval Base Point Loma on Sept. 23 for a regularly scheduled maintenance period. ARCO is a medium auxiliary floating dry dock for repair and is a Submarine Squadron 11 asset under the operational control of Commander, [Read More …]

OKINAWA, Japan (Sept. 19, 2020) Landing Craft, Air Cushion 10, assigned to Naval Beach Unit 7, currently attached to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), arrives at Blue Beach during amphibious operations. Germantown, part of Expeditionary Strike Group Seven (ESG 7), along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility to enhance interoperability with allies and partners and serve as a ready response force to defend peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific region. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Taylor DiMartino)
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LCACs from NBU 7 Conduct Amphibious Operations on Blue Beach, Okinawa

OKINAWA, Japan (Sept. 19, 2020) Landing Craft, Air Cushion 10, assigned to Naval Beach Unit 7, currently attached to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Germantown (LSD 42), arrives at Blue Beach during amphibious operations. Germantown, part of Expeditionary Strike Group Seven (ESG 7), along with the 31st Marine Expeditionary Unit, is operating in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of [Read More …]

ROTA, Spain (Sep. 15, 2020) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 lay down another section of the geo-tech layer during coastal erosion restoration onboard Naval Air Station Rota. NMCB 133 is forward-deployed to execute construction, humanitarian assistance, and theater security cooperation in the U.S 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist George M. Bell/Released)
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NMCB 133 Continues Cliff Erosion Prevention Project onboard Naval Station Rota

ROTA, Spain (Sep. 15, 2020) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 133 lay down another section of the geo-tech layer during coastal erosion restoration onboard Naval Air Station Rota. NMCB 133 is forward-deployed to execute construction, humanitarian assistance, and theater security cooperation in the U.S 5th, 6th, and 7th Fleet areas of operation. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass [Read More …]

200923-N-KB540-3079 PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 23, 2020) –An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Flying Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122, flies above the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sept. 23, 2020. Theodore Roosevelt is underway in the Eastern Pacific conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alexander B. Williams)
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USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71)

PACIFIC OCEAN (Sept. 23, 2020) –An F/A-18E Super Hornet, assigned to the “Flying Eagles” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 122, flies above the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) Sept. 23, 2020. Theodore Roosevelt is underway in the Eastern Pacific conducting routine operations. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Alexander B. Williams)

200914-N-RI884-1295 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 14, 2020) Flight deck crew members stand watch during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is currently underway conducting regularly scheduled qualifications. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Barker)
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USS Wasp Operations at Sea

200914-N-RI884-1295 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 14, 2020) Flight deck crew members stand watch during flight operations aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is currently underway conducting regularly scheduled qualifications. (US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Daniel Barker)

200827-N-BK917-1010 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 27, 2020) Sailors test the close-in weapon system (CIWS) during a live fire exercise aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is currently underway conducting regularly scheduled qualifications.(U.S. Navy photo taken by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Shorter)
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USS Wasp Operations at Sea

200827-N-BK917-1010 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Aug. 27, 2020) Sailors test the close-in weapon system (CIWS) during a live fire exercise aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1). Wasp is currently underway conducting regularly scheduled qualifications.(U.S. Navy photo taken by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Eric Shorter)

200918-N-QI061-0044 PACIFIC OCEAN (September 18, 2020) An MQ-8B Fire Scout assigned to the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 lifts off from the flight deck during flight quarters aboard the Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7). Detroit is deployed to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility to support Joint Interagency Task Force South's mission, which includes counter illicit drug trafficking in the Caribbean and Eastern Pacific. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Nathan T. Beard/Released)
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MQ-8B Fire Scout

200918-N-QI061-0044 PACIFIC OCEAN (September 18, 2020) An MQ-8B Fire Scout assigned to the “Sea Knights” of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 22 lifts off from the flight deck during flight quarters aboard the Freedom-class littoral combat ship USS Detroit (LCS 7). Detroit is deployed to the U.S. Southern Command area of responsibility to support Joint Interagency Task Force South’s mission, [Read More …]

The Virginia-class submarine USS Colorado (SSN 788) makes her under the Gold Star Bridge and past the city of New London traveling down the Thames River as she departs Submarine Base New London on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. (U.S. Navy Photo by John Narewski/Released)
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USS Providence (SSN 719) Departing

The Virginia-class submarine USS Colorado (SSN 788) makes her under the Gold Star Bridge and past the city of New London traveling down the Thames River as she departs Submarine Base New London on Tuesday, September 8, 2020. (U.S. Navy Photo by John Narewski/Released)

200912-N- EJ843-0001 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 12, 2020) - A U.S. Navy destroyer is viewed through a periscope aboard the Los Angeles- class submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) Sept. 12 in support of Exercise Black Widow. San Juan participated in the exercise which is being conducted in the Atlantic to advance theater undersea warfare in a multi-domain environment. Our submarines, surface ships, ASW capable aircraft, and other undersea capabilities work together in a dynamic environment to prepare our teams for challenging operations against near-peer competitors. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Jimmy Ivy III/Released)
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USS San Juan participates in Exercise Black Widow

200912-N- EJ843-0001 ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 12, 2020) – A U.S. Navy destroyer is viewed through a periscope aboard the Los Angeles- class submarine USS San Juan (SSN 751) Sept. 12 in support of Exercise Black Widow. San Juan participated in the exercise which is being conducted in the Atlantic to advance theater undersea warfare in a multi-domain environment. Our submarines, [Read More …]