Thursday, January 23, 2014

United States Navy USS Simpson in Valletta Port

The United States Navy Olivery Hazard Perry class frigate USS Simpson (FFG 56) has sailed into Valletta Port (the Grand Harbour) this morning on an informal visit. 

USS Simpson is currently carrying a three Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned autonomous helicopter on board, one of the serials is 168441.  

The United States frigate is presently berthing alongside at Pinto-4/5 Wharf and she's expected to sail from Malta on Monday, January 27. (23-Jan-2014)