Los Angeles-class, fast-attack submarine USS Jefferson City (SSN 759) departed Naval Base Point Loma for a scheduled six-month Western Pacific deployment, April 9.Jefferson City was commissioned Feb. 29, 1992. Measuring more than 360 feet long and displacing more than 6,900 tons, Jefferson City has a crew of approximately 140 Sailors.
SAN DIEGO (Aug. 21, 2013) The Los Angeles-class attack submarine USS Albuquerque…
French Marine Nationale BCR Marne (command and supply ship) with the Spanish frigate Cristobal Colon and the Canadian frigate Regina.
French Marine Nationale BPC Mistral & FLF La Fayette depart Brest for Mission Jeanne d’Arc 2014, a regular training & patrol exercise. BPC Mistral is lead ship for it's named class of amphibious assault ships/helicopter carriers.DCN Lorient shipyard built & put into service in 1996 frigate La Fayette also lead of class of 5 warships,called title " stealth frigates "with emphasis on reducing radar & acoustic signatures.
There's only two types of ships - Submarines & targets. My submariner says this all the time!
26 August 2013.This exercise between Crete & Cyprus intended to train crews to share expertise. Based on realistic scenario, French Aconite frigates USS Gravely & USS Barry (Arleigh Burke-type frigates) coordinated to gather information on surface threat & implement appropriate response. Allied visit also made to get closer to understanding the threat. Team led boat raid on board vessel identified as suspicious & launched investigation & search for evidence.
The USS Springfield, (SSN 761), passes under the Gold Star Memorial Bridge.