The USS Green Bay is a San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock
In the latest move emphasizing freedom of navigation, the United States Navy sent an amphibious transport dock
through the Taiwan Strait Friday (August 23).
The USS Green Bay, an amphibious transport dock
ship, was scheduled to visit Hong Kong on August 17.
Taiwan's China Times newspaper identified the Chinese ship as a Type 071 new-generation amphibious transport dock
China has "denied requests for port visits to Hong Kong" by the USS Lake Erie guided-missile cruiser and the USS Green Bay amphibious transport dock
, Commander Nate Christensen, the deputy spokesperson for the US Navy's Pacific Fleet, said, Asia News reported.
The situation has progressively deteriorated over the past six weeks with Washington first labelling Iran's regular military, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC), as a terrorist organization, followed by cancellation of the sanctions waivers given to some of the countries for importing oil from Iran, and then the deployments of an aircraft carrier, the B-52 bombers task force, F-15 fighters and an amphibious transport dock
to the region.
* Awarded $1.5 billion contract for the detail design and construction of amphibious transport dock
LPD 30, the first Flight II LPD
The NAVSUP FLC Puget Sound Logistics Support Center (LSC) spent months attending event planning meetings and determining logistics requirements in preparation for the visit of amphibious transport dock
ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) and Arleigh Burke-class destroyer USS Michael Murphy (DDG 112) to Seattle during the annual Seafair festival's Fleet Week, according to NAVSUP FLC Puget Sound Operations Officer Lt.
The Iran-backed Houthis have denied firing at the USS Mason guided missile destroyer and the USS Ponce, an amphibious transport dock
A more ambitious decision would include the regular deployment of an Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), comprising a Navy element (think an amphibious assault ship, dock landing ship, or amphibious transport dock
) in addition to an MEU.
That is in addition to a $1.43 billion contract awarded in April for detail design and construction of LPD 29, the 13th San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock