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USS Theodore Roosevelt Returns to Sea

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DefenceTalkPHILIPPINE SEA: USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) is underway for the first time since arriving in Guam March 27. The ship left Naval Base Guam and entered the Philippine Sea May 21 to conduct carrier qualification flights for the embarked Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 11. “It feels great to be back at sea,” said Rear […]https://www.defencetalk.com/uss-theodore-roosevelt-returns-to-sea-75605/

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USS Harry S. Truman Strike Group and Marine Aircraft Wing Complete Integrated Training

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DefenceTalkATLANTIC OCEAN: The Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group, underway in the Atlantic Ocean, conducted a week of naval air integration exercises with Marine Corps elements assigned to the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing May 12-18, 2020. The purpose of the high-end training was to improve Navy and Marine Corps integration, communication, power projection in the […]https://www.defencetalk.com/uss-harry-s-truman-strike-group-and-marine-aircraft-wing-complete-integrated-training-75581/

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Ford Commences Second Round of Aircraft Carrier Qualifications

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DefenceTalkATLANTIC OCEAN: USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), the only carrier qualification (CQ) asset regularly available on the East Coast this year, commenced its second round of CQs for Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) pilots May 10, with a healthy and mission-focused crew. Ford, operating at-sea at the same time as four other U.S. aircraft carriers, […]https://www.defencetalk.com/ford-commences-second-round-of-aircraft-carrier-qualifications-75560/

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New COVID-19 cases on US carrier despite extensive screening

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DefenceTalkFive US sailors have been evacuated with coronavirus from an aircraft carrier despite extensive screening as the warship prepares its return to sea following a major outbreak, a US official confirmed Thursday. After testing positive but asymptomatic, the five spent two weeks in quarantine in Guam where the nuclear-powered USS Theodore Roosevelt is docked, the […]https://www.defencetalk.com/new-covid-19-cases-on-us-carrier-despite-extensive-screening-75542/

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CAPT. Brett Crozier temporarily assigned as Naval Air Forces’ Special Assistant

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DefenceTalkCAPT. Brett Crozier, the fired Captain of the USS Theodore Roosevelt aircraft carrier, has been temporarily assigned as Special Assistant to U.S. Pacific Fleet Naval Air Forces’ Chief of Staff at Naval Air Station (NAS) North Island, Coronado, San Diego as of May 4th, 2020. The Captain had recovered from COVID-19 at the start of […]https://www.defencetalk.com/capt-brett-crozier-temporarily-assigned-as-naval-air-forces-special-assistant-75494/

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Two Advances for Chinese Navy after Monthlong Aircraft Carrier Voyage near Japan, Taiwan

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DefenceTalkTAIPEI, Taiwan: China’s navy just learned from a monthlong aircraft carrier training mission how to keep troops safe from COVID-19 and what it would be like to spar with Japan or Taiwan, analysts believe. The Liaoning aircraft carrier returned to port in eastern China April 30 after passing through western Pacific waters near Taiwan and […]https://www.defencetalk.com/two-advances-for-chinese-navy-after-monthlong-aircraft-carrier-voyage-near-japan-taiwan-75400/

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US Navy extends probe into virus-hit aircraft carrier

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DefenceTalkThe new US Navy secretary announced a deeper investigation Wednesday into the crippling outbreak of coronavirus on a nuclear powered aircraft carrier that cost the job of the ship’s captain and the previous Navy chief. Acting Navy Secretary James McPherson said he still had questions about the case after last week’s preliminary report to Secretary […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-navy-extends-probe-into-virus-hit-aircraft-carrier-75328/

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US Navy Installs Next-Gen Network on USS Ronald Reagan

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DefenceTalkNaval Information Warfare Systems Command (NAVWAR) Enterprise efficiently and effectively completed a major upgrade and installed a new baseline of the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services (CANES) in record time, April 1, on USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76) while forward deployed in Japan. The CANES program is the Navy’s next generation tactical afloat network. CANES […]https://www.defencetalk.com/us-navy-installs-next-gen-network-on-uss-ronald-reagan-75212/

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Tragedy befalls USS Theodore Roosevelt

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DefenceTalkApril 13th, 2020 marked the first death of an active-duty U.S. Navy servicemember due to the COVID-19 infection. Said U.S. Sailor was one of the 585 USS Theodore Roosevelt crewmembers who tested positive for the coronavirus. He tested positive for the infection on March 20th, evacuated ashore into his quarantine room where he was found […]https://www.defencetalk.com/tragedy-befalls-uss-theodore-roosevelt-75137/

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France to isolate 1,900 sailors after virus-hit naval ship docks

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DefenceTalkFrance on Sunday began an unprecedented operation to isolate 1,900 sailors after 50 naval personnel tested positive for COVID-19 aboard its nuclear-powered aircraft carrier Charles-de-Gaulle. The flagship of the French navy docked in the southern port of Toulon, after cutting short its current mission in the Mediterranean and the Atlantic by 10 days because of […]https://www.defencetalk.com/france-to-isolate-1900-sailors-after-virus-hit-naval-ship-docks-75130/

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