24 Jul '12, 3pm

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?

PACIFIC OCEAN (June 22, 2012) A live-fire exercise, part of Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) 2012, sank the ex-USS Kilauea (T-AE-26) in waters 15,480 feet deep, 63 miles off the coast of Kauai at 9:32 a.m. June 22. A sink exercise (SINKEX) benefits the U.S. Navy and participating allies and partners by providing crews the opportunity to gain proficiency in tactics, targeting and live firing against surface targets, which enhances combat readiness of deployable units. Ex-USS Kilauea was an ammunition ship commissioned in August 1968, decommissioned and transferred to MSC in October 1980 and deactivated in September 2008. 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. RIMPAC is the world's largest international maritime exercise. (U....

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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...

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

97,000 Tons of Power Projection: USS Nimitz in ...

navy.mil 23 Jul '12, 4pm

PACIFIC OCEAN (July 18, 2012) The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) is underway during the Great Green Fleet demonstrat...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Fair Winds and Following Seas: USS Oscar Austin deploys:

Fair Winds and Following Seas: USS Oscar Austin...

navy.mil 19 Jul '12, 4pm

NORFOLK (July 18, 2012) Family and friends wave as the guided-missile destroyer USS Oscar Austin (DDG 79) departs Naval St...

Target Practice: Ex-USNS Concord is fired upon during RIMPAC 2012:

Target Practice: Ex-USNS Concord is fired upon ...

navy.mil 19 Jul '12, 2pm

-CA4 PACIFIC OCEAN (July 12, 2012) The Ex-USNS Concord (T-AFS-5) is used as a target vessel for The Royal Canadian Navy Ca...

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...

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...

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...

Allied Ships Moving Forward in the Black Sea:

Allied Ships Moving Forward in the Black Sea:

navy.mil 17 Jul '12, 7pm

BLACK SEA (July 12, 2012) Ukrainian navy frigate Hetman Sahaydachniy (U 130) leads Turkish navy patrol boats TCG Kalkan (P...

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...

A Walk on the Flight Deck: Capt. Ken Reynard talks about flight deck ops with a visitor:

A Walk on the Flight Deck: Capt. Ken Reynard ta...

navy.mil 17 Jul '12, 2pm

HONG KONG (July 14, 2012) Capt. Ken Reynard, executive officer aboard the U.S. Navy'