23 Jul '12, 4pm

97,000 Tons of Power Projection: USS Nimitz in the Pacific Ocean:

97,000 Tons of Power Projection: USS Nimitz in the Pacific Ocean:

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 18, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is underway during the Great Green Fleet demonstration portion of the Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012 exercise. Nimitz took on 200,000 gallons of biofuel in preparation for the Great Green Fleet demonstration during Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012. Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are participating in RIMPAC exercise from June 29 to Aug. 3, in and around the Hawaiian Islands. The world's largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC provides a unique training opportunity that helps participants foster and sustain the cooperative relationships that are critical to ensuring the safety of sea lanes and security on the world's oceans. RIMPAC 2012 is the 23rd exercise in the series that began in 1971. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication...

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リムパックの実艦撃沈演習SINKEX大盤振舞い。古い弾薬補給艦キラウエアを今度はオーストラリア海軍の潜水艦ファーンコムが沈めたんだって。http://t.co/eaX6hqyx 大きい写真はこちら。http://t.co/ZHk8QHwP この段階で船体が艦橋前で折れてないか?

リムパックの実艦撃沈演習SINKEX大盤振舞い。古い弾薬補給艦キラウエアを今度はオーストラリア...

navy.mil 24 Jul '12, 3pm

PACIFIC OCEAN (June 22, 2012) A live-fire exercise, part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012, sank the ex-USS Kilauea (T-A...

Refueling-at-Sea - USS Enterprise and USS Vicksburg get a quick fill-up:

Refueling-at-Sea - USS Enterprise and USS Vicks...

navy.mil 23 Jul '12, 4pm

GULF OF OMAN (July 12, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65), left, and the guided-missile cruiser USS Vicksb...

Rise & Grind America, the Navy always does

Rise & Grind America, the Navy always does

navy.mil 24 Jul '12, 1pm

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 20, 2012) A U.S. Marine Corps CH-53E Sea Stallion helicopter prepares to land on the amphibious assaul...

In Memoriam: USS George H.W. Bush lowers its flag to half staff in remembrance of the victims in Aurora, Colo.:

In Memoriam: USS George H.W. Bush lowers its fl...

navy.mil 23 Jul '12, 2pm

NORFOLK (July 21, 2012) Aviation Boatswain's Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Jajuan Mangual adjusts the national ensign on the f...

Golden Light: USS Nimitz sails near Hawaii during RIMPAC 2012:

Golden Light: USS Nimitz sails near Hawaii duri...

navy.mil 20 Jul '12, 6pm

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 17, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is underway off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands d...

Stay safe this weekend. We'll do our part:

Stay safe this weekend. We'll do our part:

navy.mil 21 Jul '12, 1pm

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 17, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is underway off the coast of the Hawaiian Islands d...

Two Sisters: USS Nimitz meets with USS Essex for a photo op: @USS_Nimitz @RIMPAC_2012

Two Sisters: USS Nimitz meets with USS Essex fo...

navy.mil 31 Jul '12, 4pm

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 27, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and the amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) a...

Test Launch: USS Chafee launches an SM-2 during RIMPAC 2012:

Test Launch: USS Chafee launches an SM-2 during...

navy.mil 18 Jul '12, 5pm

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 15, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) fires a Standard Missile 2 from the forward...

#GreatGreenFleet: USS Chafee Takes On Biofuel:

navy.mil 19 Jul '12, 2pm

120718-N-AC887-007 PACIFIC OCEAN (JULY 18, 2012) The Military Sealift Command fleet replenishment oiler USNS Henry J. Kais...

Rocket Glares Red: USS Lake Erie fires an SM-2:

Rocket Glares Red: USS Lake Erie fires an SM-2:

navy.mil 18 Jul '12, 2pm

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 15, 2012) The guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70) fires a Standard Missile 2 from the forward...

USS Nicholas Brings Home 4 Tons Of Drugs:

navy.mil 17 Jul '12, 3pm

MAYPORT, Fla. (NNS) -- Oliver Hazard Perry-class guided missile frigate USS Nicholas (FFG 47) delivered more than four ton...

Close In: USS Underwood conducts a CIWS weapons test:

Close In: USS Underwood conducts a CIWS weapons...

navy.mil 27 Jul '12, 2pm

CARIBBEAN SEA (July 25, 2012) The close-in weapons system fires during a live-fire exercise aboard the Oliver Hazard Perry...

Prepare to Shift Colors: Sailors aboard USS George Washington prepare to depart Hong Kong:

Prepare to Shift Colors: Sailors aboard USS Geo...

navy.mil 17 Jul '12, 6pm

HONG KONG (July 15, 2012) The color guard aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) lowers the national e...

Just Low Enough: USS Abraham Lincoln transits the Suez Canal:

Just Low Enough: USS Abraham Lincoln transits t...

navy.mil 18 Jul '12, 5pm

SUEZ CANAL (July 16, 2012) Sailors aboard the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) photograph the Fr...

Good Morning from a Mk45 5-inch gun aboard USS Jason Dunham:

Good Morning from a Mk45 5-inch gun aboard USS ...

navy.mil 20 Jul '12, 1pm

BLACK SEA (July 18, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG 109) fires its MK 45 lightweight 5-inch gun d...