Defense


Sunday, February 5, 2023
Philippines Navy War-ship
Navy

Philippine Navy Says China Tailed Its Warship

By Cecilia Yap (Bloomberg) Two Chinese coast guard ships and two militia vessels tailed a Philippine warship near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea, the

February 5, 2023
Total Views: 4485

Defense

U.S. Fighter Jet Shoots Down Chinese Spy Balloon Over The Atlantic Ocean

By Randall Hill, Phil Stewart and Jeff Mason SURFSIDE BEACH, S.C., Feb 4 (Reuters) – A U.S. military fighter jet shot down a suspected Chinese

February 5, 2023
Total Views: 2664

Friday, February 3, 2023
Defense

Another Major Weapons Seizure in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Central Command is reporting yet another significant seizure of weapons in the Gulf of Oman along a route known for weapons trafficking from Iran to

February 3, 2023
Total Views: 3443

Wednesday, February 1, 2023
Chinese Jiangkai II class frigate
Navy

US Warships Struggle To Stay At Sea As China’s Fleet Grows

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) US Navy warships have seen fewer days at sea since 2011 because vessels are breaking down more frequently than expected and

February 1, 2023
Total Views: 10260

Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Defense

UK Royal Navy Welcomes New Mine-Hunting ‘Mother Ship’

The UK Royal Navy is welcoming the arrival in Plymouth of a new mine-hunting ‘mother ship’ that will soon be used to launch drones and protect UK

January 31, 2023
Total Views: 3250

Friday, January 27, 2023
Defense

Photos: U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Reaches Antarctica’s McMurdo Station

The U.S. Coast Guard’s heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) arrived in Antarctica this week as part of its annual resupply mission to McMurdo Station,

January 27, 2023
Total Views: 3562

Wednesday, January 25, 2023
Aircraft Carrier Underway Replenishment with oiler
Navy

The US Navy Needs Tankers: A Crisis In Capability

By Captain Stephen M. Carmel (CIMSEC) The Department of Defense is projected to need on the order of one hundred tankers of various sizes in the event of a

January 25, 2023
Total Views: 15649

Tuesday, January 24, 2023
Defense

Bulgaria Defuses Drifting Sea Mines Along Black Sea Coast

SOFIA, Jan 24 (Reuters) – Bulgaria’s navy on Tuesday defused a naval mine that had drifted close to its Black Sea coast, a day

January 24, 2023
Total Views: 2247

Monday, January 23, 2023
Defense

Australia Speeds Up Purchase of ‘Smart’ Sea Mines to Deter China

By Ben Westcott (Bloomberg) — The Australian government is looking to speed up the purchase of a new generation of sea mines to protect its ports amid

January 23, 2023
Total Views: 707

Friday, January 20, 2023
Navy

Will The US Navy’s New Submarine Miss Its Deadline?

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Officials overseeing development of the US Navy’s next-generation submarine to carry nuclear missiles don’t have the

January 20, 2023
Total Views: 8111

Thursday, January 19, 2023
Defense

Coast Guard Monitoring Russian Surveillance Ship Off Hawaii

The U.S. Coast Guard is reporting that in recent weeks it has been monitoring what is believed to be a Russian surveillance ship off the Hawaiian Islands.

January 19, 2023
Total Views: 5413

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
Russian Submarine In Ice
Navy

Putin’s New Nuclear Submarine Sails To The Arctic

(Reuters) – Russian navy’s newest nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarine Generalissimo Suvorov is on its way to a temporary base for the

January 18, 2023
Total Views: 6734

Monday, January 16, 2023
KNM Helge Ingstad collision
Collision

Norwegian Navy Officer In Charge Of Watch Declines Guilt In Tanker Collision

A Norwegian naval officer stands trial today but denies negligence that led to the 2018 collision between a warship he commanded and an oil tanker in which the

January 16, 2023
Total Views: 24370

Navy

South African Navy Set To Welcome China And Russia

By Antony Sguazzin (Bloomberg) –South Africa will next month go ahead with naval exercises off its eastern coast with Russian and Chinese warships in a

January 16, 2023
Total Views: 29586

Sunday, January 15, 2023
USCG

Coast Guard Rescues 7 From Disabled, Adrift Tug

BALTIMORE, Md. – The Coast Guard rescued seven people Saturday from a disabled, adrift tug towing a barge 30 miles offshore from Ocean City. A crew member

January 15, 2023
Total Views: 8714

NOAA

Atmospheric Rivers: What Are They And How Does NOAA Study Them?

NOAA–You may have heard of atmospheric rivers in the news lately due to the intense rainfall and flooding along the U.S. West Coast. These naturally

January 15, 2023
Total Views: 3336

Saturday, January 14, 2023
Indonesian Navy ships are seen at the Tanjung Wangi port as the search continues for the sunken KRI Nanggala-402 submarine
Navy

Indonesia Sends Warship To Monitor Chinese Coast Guard Vessel

JAKARTA, Jan 14 (Reuters) – Indonesia has deployed a warship to its North Natuna Sea to monitor a Chinese coast guard vessel that has

January 14, 2023
Total Views: 8437

Tuesday, January 10, 2023
Defense

U.S. Navy Seizes More Than 2,000 AK-47’s from Fishing Vessel in Gulf of Oman

The U.S. Navy has seized more than 2,000 AK-47 assault rifles believed to be bound for Yemen from a fishing vessel in international waters in the Gulf of Oman,

January 10, 2023
Total Views: 9527

US Navy Radio Room repair
Navy

Will SSB Radio Return To The US Naval Academy?

A small group of retired officers is hoping to rekindle dormant radio clubs at the US Merchant Marine, US Coast Guard, and US Naval Academy. by John Konrad,

January 10, 2023
Total Views: 5547

Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Defense

Putin Deploys Frigate Carrying New Hypersonic Missiles in Atlantic

By Guy Faulconbridge MOSCOW, Jan 4 (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin sent a frigate to the Atlantic Ocean armed with new generation

January 4, 2023
Total Views: 3587