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Lorain native serving aboard hospital ship in Pacific

The Morning Journal 23 May 2022
Petty Officer 2nd Class Austin Gatchell, a native of Lorain, is serving with Amphibious Construction Battalion 1 on board Military Sealift Command hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) as part of Pacific Partnership 2022, deployed in the Pacific Ocean.

The Navy is tasking 'combat-ready' SEALs to develop new ways to take on 'the most ...

Business Insider 23 May 2022
Connie Jones US special operators are adjusting to new roles as the military shifts to great-power competition ... "We are learning how to integrate our capabilities to complement the F-35 Lightning II, littoral combat ships, Zumwalt-class destroyers, Military Sealift Command assets, and Navy unmanned vehicles," Howard wrote.

Op-Ed: Retire the LCS and Hand Off Small-Ship Patrols to the USCG

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2022
The Congress and DoD leadership should embrace the Navy’s focus on high-end warfare by shifting security and training missions to ships operated by other services, specifically the Coast Guard and Military Sealift Command ... After taking over the Navy’s sealift and ...

United States Military Sealift Command Delegation visits Mumbai (Indian Navy)

Public Technologies 17 May 2022
A seven-member delegation from the United States Military Sealift Command and the USN, led by Mr ... The Military Sealift Command controls replenishment and military transport ships of the USN and is responsible for providing ...

Charleston-to-Dallas jet that lost wingtip part prompts inspection order

The Post and Courier 16 May 2022
safety authorities ... U.S ... They help reduce drag and improve range and fuel efficiency ... Buy Now ... A military refueling vessel named for a maritime architect who's considered the "Father of the American Navy" is coming to North Charleston for some maintenance work ... The contract, awarded by the Military Sealift Command in Norfolk, Va., is for a 70-day term ... .

Royal Navy Tests Out Underway Refueling With a US-Flag Merchant Tanker

The Maritime Executive 14 May 2022
The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) supports Royal Navy warships on operations around the globe, and it joined forces with its American counterpart, US Military Sealift Command, which chartered the Peary for the trials ... ability of the civilian tanker to connect with a military vessel.

We Can’t Wait a Decade to Close Down Leaking Navy Fuel Tanks

Antiwar 30 Apr 2022
Site plan for US military jet fuel tanks in Darwin, Australia ... Merchant Marine experts say the decision to close Red Hill doesn’t take into account the age and status of the US Military Sealift Command tanker fleet, the ships responsible for at-sea refueling of both ships and aircraft.

Global Military Electro-optical and Infrared Systems Market (2022 to 2031) - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, ...

Eagle-Tribune 20 Apr 2022
The "Military Electro-optical and ... In January 2020, the US Navy placed its first production order for 40 WESCAM MX-10MS electro-optical, infrared (EOIR) sensor suites from L3Harris Technologies in support of its Military Sealift Command Electro-Optical System (MSC-EOS) program.

Use of Army’s prepositioned ‘afloat’ equipment is expected to grow in the Pacific

Stars and Stripes 18 Apr 2022
Vehicles and supplies were delivered aboard the Military Sealift Command’s USNS Red Cloud and offloaded at Subic Bay for Hawaii-based soldiers who participated in the back-to-back exercises Salaknib and Balikatan March 5 to April 8.

India-US 2+2 ministerial meet: Possibilities being explored for Indian shipyards maintaining, repairing US naval ships

Business Line 13 Apr 2022
... militaries, in particular among the militaries in the Indo-Pacific region. Notably, Military Sealift Command ships are made up of a core fleet of ships owned by the United States Navy and others under long-term-charter augmented by short-term or voyage-chartered ships.

Us Naval Ships May Be Seen At Indian Shipyards In Future. Read Here | Mint

Live Mint 13 Apr 2022
... US Maritime Sealift Command (MSC) to support mid-voyage repair of US Naval ships." ... Notably, Military Sealift Command ships are made up of a core fleet of ships owned by the United States Navy and others under long-term-charter augmented by short-term or voyage-chartered ships.

US Navy to Name Future Vessel After Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

War History Online 05 Apr 2022
The US Military Sealift command fleet oiler USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205) underway on builder’s trials on February 1, 2022 ... Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), a John Lewis-class vessel, slides into the water during the christening ceremony at General Dynamic NASSCO, San Diego.

First Vessel Purchased for U.S. Ready Reserve Under Renewal Program

The Maritime Executive 22 Mar 2022
Department of Defense’s sealift capabilities ... nearly 50 percent of government-owned surge sealift capability ... Similarly, during a September 2019 test of readiness, 28 vessels in the Reserve Fleet and from the Military Sealift Command were called up in a no-notice exercise.

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