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Amphibious Transport Dock Ship Participates in Exercise in Thailand

An amphibious transport dock ship commissioned by the U.S. Navy participated in the Cobra Gold exercise in Thailand Feb. 12-23, 2019. During the exercises, the ship, USS Green Bay, launched assault amphibious vehicles (AAVs) from its well deck. USS Green Bay is forward deployed to Sasebo, Japan as part of Commander, Amphibious Force 7th Fleet and is operating in the

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US Navy Attack Submarine Competes in Japan Maritime Defense Exercise

A U.S. Navy Los Angeles-class attack submarine participated in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF) submarine competition (SUBCOMP) this week. SUBCOMP is designed to evaluate and test Japanese crews across multiple platforms on their ability to conduct various aspects of anti-submarine warfare. The inclusion of U.S. Navy assets in the exercise also provides an excellent opportunity for bilateral integration and

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AGU Releases List of Projects Going to Ruin During Shutdown

The American Geophysical Union (AGU) reports that the current U.S. government shutdown is negatively affecting Earth and space science research. Today, AGU released a list of projects affected by the lack of funding, transportation and manpower, and the union invited reporting on problems with immediate loss of real-time data and damage to immersed equipment due to lack of servicing. Projects

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Pioneering Oceanographer Honored By Navy, American Geophysical Union

By Warren Duffie Jr., ONR For his work in the establishment of a new scientific field, Dr. Nicklas Pisias received the Maurice Ewing Medal, sponsored jointly by the U.S. Navy and the American Geophysical Union (AGU). Pisias, a professor emeritus at Oregon State University, accepted the award at the AGU fall meeting in December 2018. Named after Dr. Maurice Ewing,

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US, British Navies Perform Drills in South China Sea

Arleigh-Burke guided missile destroyer USS McCampbell (DDG 85) and Royal Navy Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll (F231) conducted operations together in the South China Sea Jan. 11-16. At sea, McCampbell and Argyll conducted communication drills, division tactics and a personnel exchange designed to address common maritime security priorities, enhance interoperability and develop relationships that will benefit both navies for many

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