USS Farragut Departs Palma de Mallorca

04/15/2015: The Arleigh Burke-class guided–missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) departs Palma de Mallorca, Spain. Farragut, home-ported in Mayport, Florida, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe. Credit:Navy Media Content Services:4/1/15    

Training Aboard the USS Sterett For Boarding, Search and Seizure Ops

12/26/2014: Sailors on the visit, board, search and seizure (VBSS) team practice mobile shooting during rifle training on the flight deck of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104). Sterett is seen underway in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of responsibility as part of the Carl Vinson Carrier…

Seahawks Preparing to Pick up Supplies from the USS Carl Vinson

12/20/2014: An MH-60S Seahawk helicopter from the Red Lions of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron (HSC) 15 prepares to pick up supplies from the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) to distribute to the other ships in the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group. Carl Vinson…

Naval Forces Exercise Land Attack Role in Valiant Shield 2014

09/25/2014: The sea base is an increasingly important part of the engagement against land targets. This is true of Ospreys bringing Marines ashore and of the use of precision strike weapons.  Indeed, the Navy’s role leveraging the surface, subsurface and air-breathing assets to distribute strike across the strike fleet will…

Valiant Shield: Testing the Ability of the Fleet to Engage Airborne Threats

09/21/2014: The Arleigh Burke class guided missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) fires a surface-to-air missile at a simulated contact during a missile exercise (MISSILEX) as part of Valiant Shield 2014. Cruisers and destroyers from Commander, Task Forces (CTF) 70 participating in exercise Valiant Shield conducted a MISSILEX to hone…

USNS Washington Chambers in Support Operations

04/30/2014:USNS Washington Chambers in Support Operations [slidepress gallery='usns-washington-chambers-in-support-operations'] Credit: Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet Public Affairs:1/31/14 In the first photo, the Military Sealift Command dry cargo and ammunition ship USNS Washington Chambers (T-AKE11), left, conducts a replenishment at sea with the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85). McCampbell is…

USS Spruance Helo Shot

09/30/2012: Video was taken from a helicopter, of USS Spruance moving through the water. USS Spruance (DDG-111) is an Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer currently in service with the United States Navy. She is the 61st ship in her class. Credit: Defense Media Activity: USN:8/14/12 The commissioning of the ship…

Vertical Replenishment at Sea in the Med

5/29/12: Mediterranean Sea (April 2, 2012) Sailors aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) participate in a vertical replenishment. Credit: Defense Media Activity - Navy 5/23/12