Defense


Monday, May 16, 2022
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Suspends Search for More Survivors from Capsized Migrant Vessel Off Puerto Rico

The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its search for additional survivors from a capsized vessel in Mona Passage waters off Puerto Rico on Sunday after four days

2 mins ago
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Navy

Watch: Will The Black Sea Turn Into A Tanker War?

In this episode, of What’s Going On In Shipping, maritime historian Sal Mercogliano discusses how the conflict in the Black Sea between Ukraine and

3 hours ago
Total Views: 403

Sunday, May 15, 2022
Defense

Russia Denies Ukraine Forces Damaged Navy Ship In Black Sea

(Reuters) – Russia on Saturday dismissed Ukraine’s claim it had damaged a modern navy logistics ship in the Black Sea and showed photos of what

May 15, 2022
Total Views: 13519

Friday, May 13, 2022
Defense

Australia ‘Concerned’ By Chinese Spy Ship Off Its Coast

SYDNEY, May 13 (Reuters) – A Chinese intelligence ship was tracked off Australia’s west coast within 50 nautical miles of a sensitive

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 4335

Defense

Coast Guard on Port State Control: ‘We Can’t Inspect All of Them’

“These ships know we are coming, even if we don’t tell them, they know that we are coming.” That was the answer to a question regarding targeting of U.S.

May 13, 2022
Total Views: 4603

Thursday, May 12, 2022
Russian Navy logistics ship Vsevolod Bobrov sails through the Bosphorus Strait
Defense

Ukraine Reportedly Attacks Russian Navy Logistics Ship ‘Vsevolod Bobrov’ in Black Sea

Ukrainian forces have reportedly damaged the Russian Navy logistics support vessel 'Vsevolod Bobrov' in the Black Sea, according to multiple media

May 12, 2022
Total Views: 30840

Defense

Admiral Linda Fagan Confirmed as 27th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S. Senate voted by unanimous consent Wednesday to confirm Admiral Linda Fagan to become the 27th Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard. The confirmation

May 12, 2022
Total Views: 2330

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Defense

Navy Risks Blowback in Bid to Scrap $5 Billion of Troubled Ships

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The US Navy wants to scrap nine of 16 Littoral Combat Ships built by Lockheed Martin Corp. well short of their projected

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 8710

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
uss ford huntington ingalls shipyard island heavy lift
Defense

20 Years of Naval Trends Guarantee a FY2023 Shipbuilding Plan Failure

“About 300 ships, achieved in FY2018, will provide a force capable of… assuring access in any theater of operations, even in the face of new

May 10, 2022
Total Views: 5850

Monday, May 9, 2022
CNO SECNAV Congress
Navy

US Navy Stonewalls Congress In Working Ship Reports

The US Navy has used a trail of misinformation to stonewall Congress and divert funding from working ships to naval aviation and expensive/sexy warships like

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 12774

Navy Warship and Gulf of Aden Pirates
Navy

Navy Sets Up New Gulf Of Aden Piracy And Smuggling Task Force

By Alexander Cornwell (Reuters) The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday it was establishing a new multinational task force that would target arms smuggling in the

May 9, 2022
Total Views: 2212

Sunday, May 8, 2022
CNO Admiral Gilday Choker Whites
Navy

Top Navy Admiral Quietly Removes ‘Woke’ Books From CNO Reading List

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The US Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Mike Gilday released an update to the CNO Professional Reading Program. Gone from the

May 8, 2022
Total Views: 62514

Saturday, May 7, 2022
Javelin Anti-Ship Missile
Navy

Could New Quicksink Weapon Stop 5,500 Armed Merchant Ships?

By John Konrad (gCaptain) Last week, gCaptain reported the U.S. Air Force demonstrated a lethal new weapon that could provide a low-cost and more

May 7, 2022
Total Views: 98751

Friday, May 6, 2022
Navy

Maritime Historian Slams US Navy Over Bonhomme Richard Fire Report

In this episode, maritime historian Sal Mercogliano explores the timeline and issues behind the July 12, 2020 fire onboard USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego,

May 6, 2022
Total Views: 9107

Russian Sailors silhouette Sevastopol
Navy

The Black Sea Is The Next Front In The Ukraine War

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg) On the surface, the tiny Ukrainian navy, just 5,000 active-duty sailors and a handful of small coastal boats, appears to

May 6, 2022
Total Views: 4818

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Russian Black Sea Sub BAse
Navy

Russia Threatens NATO Convoys With Submarine Strike

May 4 (Reuters) – Russia said on Wednesday it had fired two Kalibr cruise missiles at Ukrainian targets from a submarine in the Black

May 4, 2022
Total Views: 17641

Tuesday, May 3, 2022
Defense

U.S. Air Force Tests New Ship-Sinking Bomb in Gulf of Mexico

The U.S. Air Force has demonstrated a lethal new weapon that could provide a low-cost and more widely-available alternative to sinking ships with traditional

May 3, 2022
Total Views: 45567

Monday, May 2, 2022
USCG RB-Ms Boat
USCG

Watch: U.S. Coast Guard’s Jet Driven Workhorse

Destin Sandlin’s popular YouTube channel SmarterEveryDay has already explained how the US Coast Guard (USCG) responds to distress signals and the science of

May 2, 2022
Total Views: 3877

Friday, April 29, 2022
Defense

USS The Sullivans Partially Refloated in Buffalo

Progress is being reported in the effort to save the USS The Sullivans after it sank at its pier at the Buffalo and Erie County Naval and Military Park

April 29, 2022
Total Views: 6356

Thursday, April 28, 2022
rusty navy supply ship
Navy

Top Navy Admiral Wants Rust-Free Ships

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In an interview with the US Naval Institute, the US Chief Of Naval Operations (CNO) Admiral Mike Gilday, addressed the issue

April 28, 2022
Total Views: 92584