USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: May 20, 2024

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of May 20, 2024, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. 

Ships Underway

Total Battle Force DeployedUnderway
296
(USS 235, USNS 61)
99
(USS 67, USNS 32)
72
(46 Deployed, 26 Local)

In Japan

An F/A-18E Super Hornet, attached to...

https://news.usni.org/2024/05/20/usni-news-fleet-and-marine-tracker-may-20-2024

Carrier USS Ronald Reagan Leaves Japan for the Last Time

Sailors stand in formation to form Japanese hiragana characters spelling “dewa mata,” which translates to “see you again,” on the flight deck of the U.S. Navy’s only forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), in the Tokyo Inlet, May 10, 2024. US Navy Photo

The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group left Yokosuka, Japan, on Thursday to carry out its last Indo-Pacific patrol as the Forward Deployed Naval Force–Japan (FDNF-J) aircraft carrier before returning to the United States...

https://news.usni.org/2024/05/16/carrier-uss-ronald-reagan-leaves-japan-for-the-last-time

USS George Washington to Depart for Japan via South America

USS George Washington (CVN-73) returning from sea trials on May 25, 2023. HII Photo

Carrier USS George Washington (CVN-73) is set to depart Naval Station Norfolk, Va., this week for its new homeport in Japan, the Navy announced on Wednesday.
George Washington is scheduled to leave Norfolk on Thursday to sail down the coast of the U.S., through the Caribbean Sea and enter the Pacific by rounding Cape Horn at the southern tip of South America.

The carrier will be part of U.S. 4th Fleet’s Southern...

https://news.usni.org/2024/04/24/uss-george-washington-to-depart-for-japan-via-south-america

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 28, 2023

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Aug. 28, 2023, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship.

Ships Underway

Total Battle Force DeployedUnderway
297
(USS 238, USNS 59)
100
(USS 67, USNS 33)
67
(39 Deployed, 28 Local)

Ships Deployed by Fleet

2nd Fleet3rd Fleet

https://news.usni.org/2023/08/28/usni-news-fleet-and-marine-tracker-aug-28-2023

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 28, 2023

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Aug. 28, 2023, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship.

Ships Underway

Total Battle Force DeployedUnderway
297
(USS 238, USNS 59)
100
(USS 67, USNS 33)
67
(39 Deployed, 28 Local)

Ships Deployed by Fleet

2nd Fleet3rd Fleet

https://news.usni.org/2023/08/28/usni-news-fleet-and-marine-tracker-aug-28-2023

DoD Officials Refute Claims Iranian Military Forced Marine, Navy Helicopters to Divert Course

USS Bataan (LHD-5) transiting the Strait of Hormuz on Aug. 17, 2023. Fars News Image

THE PENTAGON – U.S. officials pushed back against claims that the Iranian military forced a Navy and Marine helicopter to make an emergency landing during a recent transit of the Strait of Hormuz last week.

Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh told reporters Monday she had not seen footage of Iranian assets allegedly forcing the helicopter to land, but she said all reports of a U.S. asset being...

https://news.usni.org/2023/08/21/dod-officials-refute-claims-iranian-military-forced-marine-navy-helicopters-to-divert-course

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug. 21, 2023

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Aug. 21, 2023, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship.

Ships Underway

Total Battle Force DeployedUnderway
297
(USS 238, USNS 59)
100
(USS 67, USNS 33)
77
(48 Deployed, 29 Local)

Ships Deployed by Fleet

2nd Fleet3rd Fleet

USS Bataan, USS Carter Hall and 26th MEU Now in the Persian Gulf

Two U.S. Air Force F-35A Lightning II aircraft operate alongside amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD-5) and guided-missile destroyer USS Thomas Hudner (DDG-116) in the Gulf of Oman, Aug. 17, 2023. US Navy Photo

Amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD-5) and landing dock ship USS Carter Hall (LSD-50), sailing on orders to the Persian Gulf region, crossed the Strait of Hormuz on Thursday, USNI has learned.

Both ships, part of the three-ship, 4,000-member Bataan Amphibious Ready Group, left...

https://news.usni.org/2023/08/18/uss-bataan-uss-carter-hall-and-26th-meu-now-in-the-persian-gulf

USS Bataan, USS Carter Hall in Mediterranean on Way to Middle East

An MV-22B Osprey, assigned to Marine Medium Tilt Rotor Squadron 162 (reinforced), departs the flight deck aboard the amphibious dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD-50) on July 24, 2023. US Navy Photo

USS Bataan (LHD-5) and USS Carter Hall (LSD-50) are in the Mediterranean Sea, having crossed through the Strait of Gibraltar Wednesday.

Bataan, along with Carter Hall and elements of the 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, is being dispatched to U.S. Central Command as part of the U.S. response to...

https://news.usni.org/2023/07/27/uss-bataan-uss-carter-hall-in-mediterranean-on-way-to-middle-east

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: July 24, 2023

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of July 24, 2023, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship.

Ships Underway

Total Battle Force DeployedUnderway
299
(USS 240, USNS 59)
101
(USS 68, USNS 33)
85
(52 Deployed, 33 Local)

Ships Deployed by Fleet

2nd Fleet3rd Fleet4...

https://news.usni.org/2023/07/24/usni-news-fleet-and-marine-tracker-july-24-2023

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