The US Navy has awarded contracts totaling $41,985,112 to six companies for Large Unmanned Surface Vessel (LUSV) studies. The Navy sees great potential to unmanned surface vessels which could augment its fleet in the years to come.
The US Navy’s Sexual Assault Prevention and Response (SAPR) program was launched in order to meet the needs of the victims within the maritime industry.
The US Navy confirmed that a “small number” of sailors onboard the USS George H.W. Bush carrier have been positively tested for COVID-19.
The ongoing fire onboard the USS Bonhomme was extinguished yesterday, July 16, when teams of military and civilian firefighters finally managed to put out the blaze.
Following Marine Corps order to ban Confederate battle flags at all Marine installations, the US Navy announced that is working on the flag’s removal within its bases, ships, aircraft, and submarines.
Amid the COVID-19 situation, a crewmember onboard the aircraft carrier “USS Theodore Roosevelt” lost his life of complications related to the disease. In fact, the sailor was the first active-duty military member which died due to coronavirus.
By April 11, 550 more crewmembers onboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt have been positively tested for COVID-19, representing the 92% of positive cases, on the contrary to 3,673 negative results, while 3,696 Sailors have moved ashore.
It has been reported that as of Sunday, April 5, 50% of the crew onboard of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt had been positively tested for COVID-19, reaching the 155 positive cases up to now.
On Thursday, April 2, the US Navy relieved the commander of the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt, who wrote a scathing letter that leaked to the public asking the Navy for stronger measures to control a COVID-19 outbreak onboard the ship.
The Royal Navy and the US Navy are assisting in the rally of the COVID-19 pandemic, in helping the onshore response effort in the civilian world.
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