Navy awards $3.1 million contract for Fitzgerald heavy lift

AUGUST 28, 2017 — The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded a $3.1 million firm, fixed-price contract for the heavy lift of USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62). Patriot Shipping, based out of

With recovery efforts continuing, HASC sets hearing on Navy readiness

AUGUST 25, 2017 — The Navy reports that U.S. Navy and Marine Corps divers recovered and identified remains of 26-year-old USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) Sailor, Electronics Technician 3rd Class Dustin

Ingalls Shipbuilding selected to repair USS Fitzgerald

AUGUST 23, 2017 — Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE:HII) announced today that its Ingalls Shipbuilding division has been selected to repair the guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) when it returns to

CNO orders operational pause following McCain collision

AUGUST 21, 2017 — In response to the collision involving USS John S. McCain, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson has ordered an operational pause for all U.S. Navy fleets around

USS Fitzgerald drydocked, commanding officer temporarily relieved

JULY 11, 2017 — U.S. Seventh Fleet reports that the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) entered dry dock today to continue repairs and assess damage sustained during the ship’s

Navy picks former DDG commander to lead USS Fitzgerald probe

JUNE 26, 2017 — The Navy has named Rear Adm. (lower half) Brian Fort as lead for the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) investigation being conducted pursuant to the Manual of the Judge

USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) damaged in collision with containership

JUNE 16, 2017 —The Navy reports that the Arleigh Burke class destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) was involved in a collision with a merchant vessel at approximately 2:30 a.m. local time, June