Naval Warfare

IMDEX 2019: USS Blue Ridge gains new lease on life

23rd April 2019 - 12:00 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


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The US Navy’s oldest operational vessel, USS Blue Ridge, arrived in Hong Kong for a port call on 20 April, fresh from a major upgrade that will keep it in service as the 7th Fleet’s flagship for the foreseeable future.

Commissioned on 14 November 1970 and homeported in ...

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