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Navy Preps for USS Harry Truman Carrier Sea Trials

A Nimitz-class aircraft carrier has departed the U.S. Navy‘s facility in Portsmouth, Virginia, to undergo sea trials following the completion of a 10-month planned incremental availability. The Navy said Friday it was preparing USS Harry S. Truman, also called CVN 75, for multiple training exercises that would involve damage control, flight deck operations and simulated combat …

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USS Harry Truman to Undertake Planned Incremental Availability for Maintenance, Modernization Work

The USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier is set to undertake a 10-month planned incremental availability for maintenance and modernization work at the Norfolk Naval Shipyard starting Sept. 27. The availability will require close to 499,773 man-days with 51 percent of the work shouldered by contractors, alteration installation teams and the ship’s force, including the NNSY …

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Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne Assumes Military Sealift Command Chief Post

Navy Rear Adm. Dee Mewbourne, former director of maritime operations at the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, formally assumed duties as commander of the Military Sealift Command during a ceremony held Thursday aboard the USNS Lewis B. Puller ship. He succeeds Navy Rear Adm. T. K. Shannon, who has retired after a 34-year military career, the service branch said …

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Navy Extends USS Truman’s Presence in Arabian Gulf

The U.S. Navy has extended the presence of the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier in the Arabian Gulf by 30 days as part of an effort to combat the Islamic State militant organization, DoD News reported Monday. Terri Moon Cronk writes Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson told reporters Monday …

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NBC News: Iranian Navy Test-Fires Rockets Near USS Harry S. Truman

Two U.S. military officials have said the Iranian navy conducted a live-fire test of its rockets approximately 1,500 yards from the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier in the Strait of Hormuz Saturday, NBC News reported Tuesday. Jim Miklaszewski and Courtney Kube write the Iranian Revolutionary Guards test-fired several unguided rockets …

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