Naval Sea Systems Command Story Archive

US Navy Launches Future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr.   (16 July 2018)
The future USS Frank E. Petersen Jr. (DDG 121) was launched on July 13 at Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard.
LCS Anti-Submarine Warfare Mission Package Completes Two Testing Milestones  (17 July 2018)
Program Executive Office Unmanned and Small Combatants (PEO USC) announced the successful completion of two Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Mission Package testing milestones, July 16.
NSWC Philadelphia Turbine Refurbish Contract Expected to Save Navy Millions   (20 July 2018)
The U.S. Navy projects saving of more than $100 million over the next five years following a contract award to refurbish propulsion gas turbine parts for surface combatants, the command announced July 19.
Johnson relieves Bauer as Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program Commanding Officer  (23 July 2018)
Capt. Andrew P. Johnson relieved Capt. David Bauer as Commanding Officer, Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP) in a ceremony at Norfolk Naval Shipyard July 20.
Mlynarski Assumes Command of AEGIS Technical Representative  (24 July 2018)
Cmdr. Philip Mlynarski relieved Capt. Scott Davis as the 14th commanding officer of AEGIS Technical Representative (AEGIS TECHREP) in Moorestown, N.J., July 17.
Fabrication Begins on Amphibious Assault Ship Richard M. McCool, Jr.   (30 July 2018)
Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) started fabrication of the 13th LPD-17 San Antonio class ship, LPD-29, July 30, at its shipyard in Pascagoula, Mississippi. The start of fabrication signifies that the first 100 tons of steel have been cut.
Burlington (EPF 10) Successfully Completes Acceptance Trials  (6 August 2018)
The Navy's 10th Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, Burlington, successfully completed Acceptance Trials, Aug. 3 after two days of underway evaluation in the Gulf of Mexico.
Keel Authenticated for the Future USNS Puerto Rico  (10 August 2018)
A ceremony celebrating the keel authentication of the Navy's eleventh Spearhead-class Expeditionary Fast Transport ship, the future USNS Puerto Rico (EPF 11), was held at Mobile, Alabama shipyard of Austal USA, the ship's manufacturer.
Goggins Assumes Command as Program Executive Officer for Submarines  (22 August 2018)
Rear Adm. David A. Goggins relieved Rear Adm. Michael E. Jabaley as Program Executive Officer (PEO) for Submarines during a change of office ceremony at the Washington Navy Yard Aug. 17.
Navy Accepts Delivery of Future USS Sioux City and USS Wichita  (23 August 2018)
The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of two Littoral Combat Ships (LCSs), the future USS Sioux City (LCS 11) and USS Wichita (LCS 13), during a ceremony at the Fincantieri Marinette Marine shipyard on August 22.
NAVSEA HQ Small Business Industry Day Expands the Advantage  (28 August 2018)
Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) headquarters hosted its fourth annual Small Business Industry Day Aug. 21 in the Humphreys Building at the Washington Navy Yard.
Navy Takes Delivery of Future USS Charleston (LCS 18)  (4 September 2018)
The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future Littoral Combat Ship USS Charleston (LCS 18) during a ceremony at the Austal USA shipyard Aug. 31.
NAVSEA Activities Recognized by Secretary of the Navy's Energy Excellence Awards  (4 September 2018)
Several Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) field activities earned recognition under the fiscal year 2018 Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Energy Excellence Awards, the service announced in August.
First in Class Ship, Future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205) Starts Construction  (21 September 2018)
A ceremony was hosted at General Dynamics-National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (GD-NASSCO) shipyard to celebrate the start of construction of the Navy's first John Lewis-class fleet replenishment oiler, the future USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), Sept. 20.
Future USS South Dakota Delivered to U.S. Navy  (25 September 2018)
The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of the future USS South Dakota (SSN 790), the 17th submarine of the Virginia class, Sept. 24.

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