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USS New York marks September 11 getting ready to help Florida in wake of Irma

Five U.S. Navy ships, USS New York, USS Iwo Jima, USS Abraham Lincoln, USS Farragut and USS San Jacinto, spent the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 heading to Florida to assist communities ravaged by Hurricane Irma, reported Carol Rosenberg for the Miami Herald. USS New York bears 7 tons of World Trade Center steel in her […]

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USS Abraham Lincoln, USS Iwo Jima, USS New York and USS Farragut Underway

The U.S. Fleet Forces Command Public Affairs Office reports that several U.S. Naval ships, including the USS New York, the ship made with 7 tons of World Trade Center steel, have embarked to be near the sites affected by Hurricane Irma to provide humanitarian relief, if necessary. The ships are capable of providing medical support, security, […]

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Marines operate amphibious combat vehicles from USS Somerset in first-ever launch and recovery testing

The Marine Corps have launched and recovered Amphibious Combat Vehicles from an amphibious ship for the first time, while testing with BAE Systems’ and SAIC’s competing vehicles, reports Megan Eckstein in USNI News. The vehicles from both companies operated successfully for approximately six hours in sea states of about 1 or 1.5. The vehicles also […]

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