USS WASP F-35B Ship Integration (3)

05/29/2015
05/29/2015: On May 26, 2015, several journalists flew to the USS WASP aboard an Osprey from the Pentagon to the ship, which was operating off of the North Carolina coast. In addition to viewing the ops of the F-35B aboard the ship, there was opportunity to talk with the crew…

USS WASP F-35B Ship Integration (2)

05/28/2015
05/27/2015: On May 26, 2015, several journalists flew to the USS WASP aboard an Osprey from the Pentagon to the ship, which was operating off of the North Carolina coast. In addition to viewing the ops of the F-35B aboard the ship, there was opportunity to talk with the crew…

USS WASP F-35B Ship Integration (1)

05/27/2015
05/27/2015: On May 26, 2015, several journalists flew to the USS WASP aboard an Osprey from the Pentagon to the ship, which was operating off of the North Carolina coast. In addition to viewing the ops of the F-35B aboard the ship, there was opportunity to talk with the crew…

RIMPAC 2012: USS Wasp

08/20/2012
08/20/2012: PEARL HARBOR (June 29, 2012) The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) transits the waters of Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam during the biennial Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise. The USS Wasp and its role is being enhanced with the addition of new aviation assets, first the…

Marines Demonstrate Assault Raid

06/03/2012
06/03/2012: Special Purpose Marine Air Ground Task Force New York Marines perform an assault raid demonstration at Rye Playland Park, N.Y. during Fleet Week New York 2012, May 27. The Marines’ demonstration showed off the capabilities of both helicopter and infantry tactics as they landed and rushed toward the crowd.…

The Amphibious Fleet Dockside: Preparing for the Next Mission

03/22/2012
03/22/2012: During a visit to the USNS Robert E Peary, T-AKE ship, which participated in Bold Alligator 2012, various key elements of the Amphibious fleet were dockside.  On the right side of the Peary was the USNS Leroy Grumman (T-AO-195), a fleet oiler.  To the left of the T-AKE ship…

Augmenting the Seabase: 21st Century Efficiencies

12/09/2011
12/09/2011 by Ed Timperlake and Robbin Laird Enhanced Efficiencies in Use of Ship Deck Space: The USN-USMC Team Shows the Way As assets are diminished for U.S. defense forces, it is important to enhance the combat value of the assets which remain. Important  modernization and upgrades are the essential points. …

Flying the Osprey to the USS Wasp

10/30/2011
10/30/2011: On October 18, 2011, several journalists were flown to the USS Wasp for the F-35B sea trials.  The group was transported by a fleet of three Ospreys with the journalists on the middle Osprey. This slideshow provides some views of the trip and the Ospreys. [slidepress gallery='flying-the-osprey-to-the-uss-wasp'] Credit: Second…