Boeing, a Council Sponsor, plans to complete sensor and fuel-tank upgrades to the Growler Fleet by 2025. The Navy plans to add 36 of the aircraft to Naval Air Station Whidbey Island. Read more about the upgrades in this USNI ARTICLE.
Read about the major design elements of the new ship in this U.S. Naval Institute ARTICLE.
The first ship in the series will replace the aging and increasingly cranky Seattle-based heavy icebreaker Polar Star. Details in this U.S. Naval Institute ARTICLE.
The Chief of Naval Operations and the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy paid an official visit to the facility April 24th. See the Navy news release HERE.
A pilot project for treating seawater flushed from fuel tanks is expected to cut the time and cost of the refueling process -- and to be environmentally sound. Read DETAILS.
Here's a look inside an elite Coast Guard unit, reported by MILITARY.COM.
This Navy release features a great photo gallery. See it HERE.
USCGC Bertholf, based in Alameda, California, and USS Curtis Wilbur participated recently in a freedom of navigation operation through the Taiwan Strait. Here's the Military Times ARTICLE.
Read the Navy's "Growler Record of Decision " on its Preferred Alternative (PDF).
The nation's only heavy icebreaker tied up at mid-morning March 11th at Coast Guard Base Seattle (Pier 36), after 105 days at sea in support of Operation Deep Freeze.
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