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Monday, June 21, 2021
Watch: U.S. Navy’s New Supercarrier Undergoes Bolt-Rattling Shock Trials
The U.S. Navy’s new $13 billion aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) has completed its first scheduled “shock trials” in the Atlantic Ocean on Friday. The U.S. Navy’s...
Thursday, September 3, 2020
NTSB Says Navy Bridge Team Failure Caused USS Fitzgerald Collision
The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has issued four safety recommendations in its 34-page final report from the agency’s years-long investigation into the 2017 collision between the guided missile destroyer...
Monday, June 15, 2020
USS Fitzgerald Leaves Shipyard 3 Years After Fatal Collision
The U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald has left a Mississippi shipyard to return to service nearly three year’s after its its fatal collision with a containership off the coast...
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
USS Fitzgerald Returns to Sea for First Time Since 2017 Deadly Collision
The USS Fitzgerald has returned to sea for the first time in more than two and half years since its deadly collision with a containership in 2017 off the coast...
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Thursday, April 11, 2019
ProPublica: How the Navy’s Top Commander Botched the Highest-Profile Investigation in Years
This article is part of a series originally published by ProPublica titled "The Navy's Disaster in the Pacific: Death and Neglect in 7th Fleet", exploring the collisions involving the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain.
Monday, March 4, 2019
Top US Navy Admiral Says “None Of The Promised Reforms Are Complete”
by Robert Faturechi and T. Christian Miller (ProPublica) Sen. Angus King wanted some straight answers. At a Feb. 12 hearing of a panel of the Senate Armed Services Committee, he...
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Former USS Fitzgerald Commanding Officer Pleads Not Guilty to Charges
The former Commanding Officer of the USS Fitzgerald pleaded not guilty to charges related to last year’s collision of the U.S. Navy destroyer with a merchant ship off the coast...
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
After Deadly Collisions, U.S. Navy Refocuses on Leadership
By Idrees Ali NEWPORT, R.I., April 10 (Reuters) – After a pair of crashes involving U.S. Navy ships in the Asia-Pacific killed more than a dozen people last year, the...
Friday, January 19, 2018
Stricken Destroyer USS Fitzgerald Arrives in U.S. for Repairs
The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald arrived into Pascagoula, Mississippi on Friday where it will undergo repairs following its collision with a containership off the coast of Japan...
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Former U.S. Navy Commanding Officers Face Negligent Homicide Charges Over Ship Collisions
WASHINGTON, Jan 16 (Reuters) – The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military criminal charges including...
Monday, December 11, 2017
Damaged USS Fitzgerald Departs Japan Aboard Heavy Lift Vessel
The U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) departed its anchorage in Yokosuka Harbor, Japan over the weekend for its voyage back to the United States aboard Dockwise’s heavy...
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
U.S. Navy’s Damaged Destroyers Rendezvous in Japan
A rather extraordinary sight to behold in Tokyo Bay today as the U.S. Navy’s two damaged destroyers, the USS John S. McCain and USS Fitzgerald, met for the first time...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
USS Fitzgerald Returns to Base with New Damage from Heavy Lift
The departure of the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) from Japan has been delayed after the destroyer was damaged by the heavy lift vessel on which it...
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Monday, November 20, 2017
U.S. Navy Rolls Out New Measures After Deadly Collisions
by Amy Sawitta Lefevre (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy has introduced new measures aimed at avoiding a repeat of two deadly crashes in the Asia Pacific region involving its warships...
Thursday, November 9, 2017
The Navy’s Crash Course on Accountability -James Stavridis
By James Stavridis (Bloomberg View) — In 1952, on a stormy night in the North Atlantic, the aircraft carrier USS Wasp cut the highly decorated World War II destroyer USS Hobson in...
Friday, November 3, 2017
US Navy Memo: Back-To-Basics OR Outdated-And-Ridiculous?
By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) After reading the U.S. Naval orders for Back-to-Basics reforms and the USS Fitzgerald and USS McCain investigation reports along with expert analysis by naval experts I’ve...
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