Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) has approved the use of Viega MegaPress CuNi mechanically attached fittings in sizes ½” to 2″ in surface combatants for a variety of systems, including chilled water,
The U.S. Navy is to decommission USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6), the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship gutted by a fire that broke out July 6 while the ship was undergoing maintenance in
According to multiple media reports citing unnamed Navy officials, a sailor is being investigated in relation to possible arson in the fire that severely damaged the U.S.S. Bonhomme Richard in July. Both
General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co.(NASSCO), San Diego, Calif., has been awarded $10,000,000 for emergency firefighting support, dewatering, safety and initial clean-up efforts on the USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6), which was
Rear Admiral Philip E. Sobeck, Commander, Expeditionary Strike Group Three, today released the following statement: After four days of firefighting, all known fires have been extinguished aboard USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6).
UPDATE: Navy now reports all known fires extinguished. As of 6:00 a.m. Pacific time July 16, firefighting teams were back on board USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) continuing operations. At 2.30 a.m.,