Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Commissions Newest Expeditionary Sea Base

The U.S. Navy commissioned its newest Expeditionary Sea Base, USS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4), during ceremony in Norfolk, Virginia on Saturday. The ESBs are one of two variants at...

March 10, 2020
Total Views: 97

Thursday, February 22, 2018
USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams
News

NASSCO Delivers ‘Floating Sea Base’ USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams to U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO delivered the second mobile afloat ‘sea base’ to the U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command. The USNS Hershel “Woody” Williams (ESB 4) is named in honor of the...

February 22, 2018
Total Views: 85

Monday, June 15, 2015
Maritime News

USNS Lewis B. Puller – First Afloat Forward Staging Base Delivered to U.S. Navy

  General Dynamics NASSCO has delivered the USNS Lewis B. Puller, the third ship in the U.S. Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform program and the first to be configured as Afloat Forward...

June 15, 2015
Total Views: 65

Tuesday, April 21, 2015
News

PHOTOS: USNS Lewis B. Puller Builders Trials

The USNS Lewis B. Puller was captured earlier this month off the coast of San Diego during builders trials from the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard. Lewis B. Puller is the first...

April 21, 2015
Total Views: 26

Monday, February 9, 2015
News

U.S. Navy’s First Afloat Forward Staging Base Christened at NASSCO

General Dynamics NASSCO on Saturday christened the U.S. Navy’s newest ship, the USNS Lewis B. Puller (MLP-3 AFSB).

February 9, 2015
Total Views: 20

Monday, November 10, 2014
News

U.S. Navy’s First Afloat Forward Staging Base Floated at NASSCO – PHOTOS

The future USNS Lewis B. Puller, the third ship in the U.S. Navy's new Mobile Landing Platform-class, was launched into San Diego Bay last week at the General Dynamics NASSCO shipyard.

November 10, 2014
Total Views: 261

Monday, October 27, 2014
Defense

Military Sealift Command Shows Off New Seabasing Capabilities

The U.S. Navy was off Camp Pendleton, California last week testing out its newfound seabasing and ship-to-shore capabilities with Military Sealift Command’s new Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP-1)....

October 27, 2014
Total Views: 476

Monday, July 14, 2014
Maritime News

PHOTOS: U.S. Navy’s New Mobile Landing Platform in Action

This month twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are in and around the Hawaiian Islands for the world's largest international maritime exercise known as Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC).

July 14, 2014
Total Views: 69

Monday, March 17, 2014
Maritime News

U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics Contract for Mobile Landing Platform Variant

The U.S. Navy says it has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $128.5 million contract for the detail design and construction of a previously announced variant to the Mobile Landing Platform.

March 17, 2014
Total Views: 37

Friday, July 12, 2013
News

U.S. Navy’s First Mobile Landing Platform to Depart San Diego

The U.S. Navy's first Mobile Landing Platform (MLP), USNS Montford Point (MLP 1), will depart San Diego today for Naval Station Everett, Washington, the Navy said Friday.

July 12, 2013
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Interesting

First Mobile Landing Platform Delivered to U.S. Navy – USNS MONTFORD POINT

The U.S. Navy on Tuesday accepted delivery of the first Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point (MLP 1), from General Dynamics-NASSCO in San Diego, Calif.

May 15, 2013
Total Views: 49

Saturday, March 2, 2013
Navy

U.S. Navy’s New Mobile Landing Platform, USNS Montford Point

Here is a sneak peak at the U.S. Navy’s new Mobile Landing Platform (MLP), USNS Montford Point. The MLP is a new class of auxiliary support ship, scheduled to join...

March 2, 2013
Total Views: 5

Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Navy

Shipyard Photo of The Day – NASSCO Floats First Mobile Landing Platform

SAN DIEGO–General DynamicsNASSCO on Tuesday completed the complex float out operation for the U.S. Navy’s first Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) ship, USNS Montford Point. The MLP is a new class...

November 13, 2012
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, May 31, 2011
Engineering News

General Dynamics NASSCO to build Navy’s new Mobile Landing Platforms

Pictured: U.S. Navy’s Mobile Landing Platform Concept SAN DIEGO — General Dynamics NASSCO announced today that it has received from the U.S. Navy a $744 million modification to its Mobile...

May 31, 2011
Total Views: 6

Thursday, October 9, 2008
Uncategorized

Mobile Offshore Base: Theory or Reality

A Mobile Offshore Base (MOB), in theory, is a number of independently propelled semisubmersible modules that can be easily deployed to areas in need of military assistance. It’s primary functions...

October 9, 2008
Total Views: 138