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Capt. Kai Torkelson’s relief was “tied to issues related to a loss of confidence in leadership to correct underlying performance issues that affect Norfolk Naval Shipyard’s ability to meet ship maintenance schedules,” Naval Sea Systems Command spokesman Rory O’Connor said in an email.
The decommissioned guided-missile frigate Curts has sunk off the coast of Guam, according to the Navy.
The service said the frigate was put to the bottom of the ocean as part of exercise Valiant Shield on Saturday as joint forces utilized a series of air, surface and subsurface missiles.
WASHINGTON — After shattering the U.S. Navy’s modern record for consecutive time at sea, the carrier Dwight D. Eisenhower is preparing for another deployment early next year just six months after returning.
Two deployments within the same readiness cycle, colloquially known in the fleet as a “double pump” deployment, used to be seen as something of an anomaly: a break-glass-in-case-of-emergency maneuver that puts enormous strain on the crew and the equipment.
BANGKOK — Divers have found what they believe is the wreck of a U.S. Navy submarine lost 77 years ago in Southeast Asia, providing a coda to a stirring but little-known tale from World War II.
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