Exercise Sea Explorer

07/22/2021
Exercise Sea Explorer is the 2nd of 3 exercises in the annual Sea Series to hone and certify Australia’s Amphibious Forces. The first exercise, Sea Horizon, was a planning exercise in preparation for the subsequent Sea Explorer and Raider exercises. During Exercise Sea Explorer, almost 1800 soldiers, sailors and aviators aboard…

Military Sealift Command Looks to Expand Air Support Options for its Hospital Ships

04/28/2021
Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) is currently conducting dynamic interface testing operations off the coast of Southern California. The operations are tests for compatibility usage of variants of the V-22 Osprey and MH-60 Seahawk with the ship’s new flight deck, and the first time a V-22…

USS Abraham Lincoln Operations in U.S. Third Fleet AOR

04/22/2021
The USS Carl Vinson will go to sea this year with the first operational F-35Cs and CMV-22Bs onboard. Next up will be the USS Abraham Lincoln. Currently, Abraham Lincoln is underway conducting routine operations in the U.S. 3rd Fleet area of operations. These photos provide highlights of the flight operations…

Visiting the USS Gerald R. Ford, November 17, 2020: Photo Album 2

11/19/2020
By Robbin Laird On November 17, 2020, a small number of journalists, most from the local Norfolk based media, flew from Norfolk Air Station to the USS Gerald R. Ford at sea, less than 100 miles off of the Virginia cost. We flew on the venerable C-2 Greyhound, but this…