Naval Sea Systems Command


MOBILE, AL (Oct. 20, 2017) - USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9) successfully completed acceptance trials after two days of underway evaluation in the Gulf of Mexico. The ship will now begin preparations for delivery to the Navy later this year. Expeditionary Fast Transports are versatile, non-combatant vessels designed to operate in shallow-draft ports and waterways, providing increased flexibility for maneuver and sustainment, relief operations in small or damaged ports, flexible logistics support, or rapid transport. City of Bismarck is the ninth of 12 ships being constructed by Austal at their shipyard in Mobile, Ala. (U.S. Navy photo by Michael Garner/Released)

SAN FRANCISCO (Oct. 6, 2017) The Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Essex (LHD 2) transits under the San Francisco Bay Bridge during the Parade of Ships at Fleet Week San Francisco 2017. Fleet weeks provide an opportunity for the American public to meet their Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard team and experience America's sea services. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Chelsea Troy Milburn/Released)

ARABIAN GULF (Oct. 20, 2017) -- The aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) patrol alongside each other, Oct. 20, 2017, in the Arabian Gulf. Nimitz is deployed in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of operations in support of Operation Inherent Resolve. While in this region, the ship and strike group are conducting maritime security operations to reassure allies and partners, preserve freedom of navigation, and maintain the free flow of commerce. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Austin Haist/Released)

WASHINGTON (Oct. 18, 2017) Robert Zimmerman (left), supervisor, Naval Surface Warfare Center Indian Head - EOD Technical Division, greets one of nearly 50 Veteran and Wounded Warrior jobseekers during a job fair held at Naval Sea Systems Command, Oct 18. Recruiters across he NAVSEA enterprise hire hundreds of Veterans and Wounded Warriors each year for their unique skill sets and passion to serve. (U.S. Navy photo by Juan Liriano/Released)
November 15, 2017 - PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The Navy accepted delivery of future guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) from shipbuilder Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII), Nov. 15.
November 14, 2017 - PASCAGOULA, Miss. -- The keel of the future USS Lenah H. Sutcliffe Higbee (DDG 123) was ceremoniously laid on Nov. 14 at the Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) shipyard.
November 2, 2017 - NORFOLK, Va. (NSN) -- Forward Deployed Regional Maintenance Center (FDRMC) Detachment Rota, Spain successfully completed USS Carney's (DDG 64) 60-day surface incremental availability (SIA) on time, Oct. 27.
October 19, 2017 - WASHINGTON - NAVSEA assists hurricane-ravaged areas by executing Supervisor of Salvage and Diving (SEA 00C ) contracts for diving and salvage teams to help clear harbors of debris and derelict vessels in the Port of Ponce and at Naval Air Station Key West.


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