Latest News for: Military sealift


Gary Gordon and Randall Shughart’s Heroic Efforts During the Battle of Mogadishu

War History Online 15 Oct 2021
There are few military servicemen who have received the Medal of Honor and had their actions portrayed in a Hollywood movie ... Medium Speed Roll-On/Roll-Off (LMSR) sealift ship ... The USNS Gordon is currently operated by the US Navy’s Military Sealift Command in Washington, D.C.

Biden vaccination mandate piles pressure on US owners with federal contracts

Seatrade Maritime News 14 Oct 2021
Operating 16 ships for the US federal government Patriot Contract Services currently manages seven Ready Reserve Force ships for the United States Maritime Administration; eight Watson class Large Medium Speed ro-ro vessels for the United States Navy, Military Sealift Command; and a shallow draft tanker for Schuyler Line Navigation Company ... .

Fairbanks Morse Defense Acquires Hunt Valve Company, Inc.

Cadillac News 13 Sep 2021
BELOIT, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 13, 2021-- ... Nuclear Navy. The transaction includes Hunt Valve, the Hunt Valve Actuator Division, MB Valve (Montreal Bronze) and Pima Valve, LLC ... Navy, U.S ... Fairbanks Morse Defense (FMD) is a leading provider of mission-critical equipment to military and commercial marine customers ... Navy, Military Sealift Command, U.S ... .

The Navy's Future Drone Fleet Needs Better Satcom Coverage

The Maritime Executive 05 Sep 2021
As times change, they demand that military doctrine and strategy change with it ... The dire state of naval logistics is hardly anything new, with General Stephen Lyons, current head of USTRANSCOM having said that in the event of a major conflict, there would not presently be sufficient naval sealift capacity to supply the United States military.

September 11: Twenty years later

The Jerusalem Post 03 Sep 2021
Most events that happened in my life 20 years ago have long faded away, but the morning of September 11 is different ... It does not feel like twenty years ago ... That night I would sleep on the Military Sealift Command hospital ship, the USNS Comfort, that was docked nearby at Pier 92 and had sailed to New York City to assist with the post-9/11 efforts ... .

Fairbanks Morse Service Awarded Contracts by Military Sealift Command and US Navy for Maintenance, Repair Services

Business Wire 31 Aug 2021
BELOIT, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- #missioncriticalperformance--Fairbanks Morse Service has been awarded contracts by Military Sealift Command and the US Navy for maintenance, repair services ... .

Quad nations begin Malabar exercises

Deccan Chronicle 27 Aug 2021
New Delhi ... The US participants for the first phase include the Pacific Fleet’s top sub hunter, Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry (DDG 52), naval special warfare forces, maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft from Task Force 72 and Military Sealift Command’s (MSC) Henry J ... ....

Malabar naval exercises among forces of Quad nations begin off Guam

Live Mint 26 Aug 2021
NEW DELHI ... The US Pacific Fleet's Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Barry, naval special warfare forces, maritime patrol and reconnaissance aircraft from Task Force 72, and military sealift command's Henry J Kaiser-class underway replenishment oiler USNS Rappahannock are among the assets deployed by the US Navy in the exercise ... .

The US military just did one of its biggest exercise since the Cold War. Chinese ...

Business Insider 24 Aug 2021
US Navy/MCS3 Jesse Schwab The US military's Large Scale Exercise 2021 was the biggest of its kind since the Cold War ... "Although no one admits it, their actions say it all," said Antony Wong Tong, a Macau-based military commentator ... Military Sealift Command Far East/Mark Perdue.

PteroDynamics Secures Contract with US Navy to Deliver Cargo VTOL Aircraft

The Marshall News Messenger 23 Aug 2021
In 2018, Military Sealift Command and Fleet Forces Command identified a need for the United States Navy to develop a capability to autonomously deliver cargo with an unmanned aerial system (UAS) to and from ships at sea ... “The innovative design of PteroDynamics offers significant potential for both military and civilian missions.”.

Future Alameda wellness and medical respite center moves forward

East Bay Times 04 Aug 2021
The federal government donated the 3.65-acre site to the collaborative in September 2018 ... Respite patients are those who need short-term care ... Building the center on the property, which once housed offices for the Department of Agriculture, the General Services Administration and Military Sealift Command, is expected to take three to five years ... .
photo: US Navy / Aviation Structural Mechanic 1st Class William Contreras
A combined U.S. Navy and Philippine Navy task group underway during the at-sea phase of exercise Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) in the Philippines.

Philippine president reverses decision to end US defense pact during Austin’s visit

Stars and Stripes 30 Jul 2021
military forces to train in his country ... The Military Sealift Command expeditionary fast transport ship USNS City of Bismarck arrived there July 14 and exercise participants conducted a 14-day quarantine as protection against importing the coronavirus, the command said.

China increases its military's amphibious lift

Beijing News 27 Jul 2021
... years."Indeed, commercial shipping, much of it designed from the start for military operations, "could contribute significantly to China's overall sealift capacity, in a manner not normally accounted for by assessments of the PLA Navy's amphibious fleet," Shugart pointed out.