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180515-N-JU894-0120 ATLANTIC OCEAN (May 15, 2018) Aircraft assigned to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 8 and the French Carrier Air Wing fly over the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) during Chesapeake 2018. The ship is underway in the Atlantic Ocean conducting carrier air wing exercises with the French navy to strengthen partnerships and deepen interoperability between the two nations' naval forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Brooke Macchietto/Released)
Submarine activity has increased worldwide, especially in the waters of Europe and Asia. That has led navies to increase maritime patrols and to renew their focus on antisubmarine warfare. Interest is growing in the US-made P-8A Poseidon, one of the most sophisticated maritime-patrol aircraft in the air.
The Navy updated the Professional Apprenticeship Career Track (PACT) program policy in NAVADMIN 118/18, released May 14.
Aircraft launched from the aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman have been carrying out strikes against ISIS targets in Syria for a little over a week now, pummeling the remaining Daesh strongholds in the Middle Euphrates River Valley in support of Operation Inherent Resolve.
For Gunner’s Mate Third Class Robert Ashman, a recent burial-at-sea ceremony aboard the destroyer Winston S. Churchill went beyond honoring sailors who came before him.
In a coincidental twist, Ashman ended up laying the ashes of his great-grandfather, Chief Signalman James Mitchell, to rest in the Mediterranean Sea, according to a Navy release.
ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H. W. BUSH, NORFOLK, Va. — A sharp increase in Russian naval activity in the Arctic and north Atlantic in the years since its invasion of eastern Ukraine has prompted the U.S. Navy to resurrect a command it disestablished seven years ago.
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