The Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH-20) will be routed to New York City to help alleviate non-COVID-19 medical needs, President Donald Trump told reporters on Wednesday. USNS Mercy (T-AH-19) will be tasked to support the West Coast, though the location is still being decided.
Tag Archives : United States
15 Jan 2020
The US Coast Guard released a final request for proposal (RFP) Jan. 10, 2020, for industry studies to support offshore patrol cutter (OPC) follow-on production.
08 Nov 2019
During the month of October, the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Ship Thomas Jefferson integrated and operated a DriX, an Unmanned Surface Vessel (USV) created by the French technology company iXblue.
31 Oct 2019
The United States is seemingly proposing four MMSC vessels to the Hellenic Navy as an alternative to the two FDI frigates deal proposed by France, a local media is reporting.
23 Sep 2019
The Japan Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) and the US Army conducted their first ever combined anti-ship drills in Japan, as part of the annual Orient Shield exercise, according to pictures released by the US Army Japan press office.
17 Sep 2019
Adm. James G. Foggo III, commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe-Africa (NAVEUR-NAVAF), visited Paris to meet with senior French military leaders to discuss the enduring French-American strategic alliance Sept. 12-14, 2019. Foggo also participated in events commemorating the 75th anniversary of the Liberation of Paris during the trip.
28 Aug 2019
The U.S. State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to Japan of up to 73 Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA missiles for an estimated cost of $3.295 billion.
08 Aug 2019
The United States' State Department approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to South Korea of 12 MH-60R Multi-Mission helicopters for an estimated cost of $800 million. This is for the MOH Batch 2 requirement of the RoK Navy in which the AW159 and NH90 NFH are competing as well.
11 Jun 2019
The US Coast Guard commissioned the 33rd fast response cutter (FRC), Joseph Doyle, in San Juan, Puerto Rico, June 8. The cutter is the seventh FRC to be stationed in San Juan.
15 May 2019
The U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) and the Navy's premier science and technology research squadron, Scientific Development Squadron ONE (VXS-1), unveiled the UV-18 "Twin Otter" as the newest addition to the squadron's unique fleet of aircraft research platforms, May 11.