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Saturday, July 20, 2024
Smoke rises from a fire following an Israeli air strike in Hodeidah. Houthi Media Centre/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

Israel Strikes Yemeni Port City In Reply To Houthi Drone Attack

By Galit Altstein and Mohammed Hatem Jul 20, 2024,(Bloomberg) –Israel struck targets around the Houthi-held Red Sea port of Hodeidah, retaliating

14 hours ago
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Thursday, July 18, 2024
A view of Port Chicago Pier 1 on 18 July 1944, one day after the explosion that took the lives of over 300 Sailors at Port Chicago Naval Magazine. (U.S. Navy/National Park Service)
Defense

U.S. Navy Exonerates African-American Sailors Wrongfully Punished Over 1944 Port Chicago Explosion

The U.S. Secretary of the Navy, Carlos Del Toro, has announced the full exoneration of the remaining 256 defendants of the 1944 Port Chicago general and

July 18, 2024
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Wednesday, July 17, 2024
A DoD-contracted driver transports humanitarian aid across the Trident Pier before entering the beach in Gaza May 19, 2024. U.S. Army Photo
Defense

U.S. Military Ends Gaza Pier Mission

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, July 17 (Reuters) – The U.S. military announced on Wednesday that its mission to install and operate

July 17, 2024
Total Views: 1941

Monday, July 15, 2024
A flight operating crew member signals a F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet on the flight deck of the USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) aircraft carrier in Southern Red Sea
Defense

‘Ike’ Returns Home After Nine-Month Deployment

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) (IKE) returned to Naval Station Norfolk on July 14, 2024, following a historic nine-month

July 15, 2024
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Sunday, July 14, 2024
The Marlin Luanda pictured January 27, 2024, in the Gulf of Aden. Photo courtesy Indian Navy
Defense

Yemen’s Houthis Conduct Military Operations In Gulf Of Aden

CAIRO, July 14 (Reuters) – Yemen’s Houthis said on Sunday they had conducted two military operations, one in the Gulf of Aden and one in

July 14, 2024
Total Views: 3487

French frigate escort. Photo: EUNAVFOR
Defense

EU Naval Mission Says It Destroyed Aerial Drone In Gulf Of Aden

ATHENS, July 14 (Reuters) – The EU naval mission protecting ships crossing the Red Sea said that its frigate Psara had destroyed an unmanned aerial

July 14, 2024
Total Views: 692

Russian corvette enters the port of Zhanjiang during the Joint Sea-2024 China-Russia naval exercise. Russian Defence Ministry/Handout via REUTERS
Navy

Chinese And Russian Naval Forces Hold Joint Operation In Pacific

By Bloomberg News Jul 14, 2024 (Bloomberg) –Chinese and Russian naval forces recently conducted another round of joint exercises, according to

July 14, 2024
Total Views: 1440

Thursday, July 11, 2024
USCGCC Kimball (WMSL 756) conducts flight operations while underway in the North Pacific Ocean Sept. 26, 2022. U.S. Coast Guard Photo
Defense

U.S. Coast Guard Encounters Chinese Military Ships in Bering Sea

The U.S. Coast Guard encountered multiple military ships from the People’s Republic of China in the Bering Sea over the weekend. On Saturday and Sunday, the

July 11, 2024
Total Views: 5013

A DoD-contracted driver transports humanitarian aid across the Trident Pier before entering the beach in Gaza May 19, 2024. U.S. Army Photo
Defense

U.S. Military to Shut Down Humanitarian Pier Operation in Gaza

WASHINGTON, July 11 (Reuters) – The U.S. military’s humanitarian pier off the coast of Gaza, which has been hampered by bad weather and aid

July 11, 2024
Total Views: 2804

Tuesday, July 9, 2024
French frigate escort. Photo: EUNAVFOR
Defense

Maritime Unions Call on NATO to Boost Merchant Marine Investment

A coalition of maritime unions from NATO member states has issued a joint statement urging the alliance to increase investment in the merchant marine, which is

July 9, 2024
Total Views: 1423

Sunday, July 7, 2024
An EUNAVFOR warship escorts a merchant vessel in the Red Sea
Defense

EU Naval Mission Says It Destroyed Two Drones In Gulf Of Aden

ATHENS, July 7 (Reuters) – The EU naval mission protecting ships crossing the Red Sea said its frigate Psara had destroyed two unmanned aerial vehicles

July 7, 2024
Total Views: 1298

Saturday, July 6, 2024
A Chinese Coast Guard ship allegedly obstructs the Philippine Coast Guard vessel Malabrigo as it provided support during a Philippine Navy operation near Second Thomas Shoal in the disputed South China Sea, June 30, 2023 in this handout image released July 5, 2023. Philippine Coast Guard/Handout via REUTERS
Defense

China Anchors ‘Monster Ship’ In South China Sea

MANILA, July 6 (Reuters) – The Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) said on Saturday that China’s largest coastguard vessel

July 6, 2024
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John S. McCain sails with Nimitz, Theodore Roosevelt Carrier Strike Group. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Philippines Turned Down US Help Amid South China Sea Tensions

By Karen Lema MANILA, July 5 (Reuters) – The Philippines has turned down offers from the United States to assist operations in the South China Sea,

July 6, 2024
Total Views: 24136

President Biden talks with US Naval officers after departing Air Force 1
Navy

Biden Declares Checkmate on China in Pacific – Naval Experts Disagree

by John Konrad (gCaptain) After a blitz of appearances promoting Operation Prosperity Guardian early in the year, the White House has been mostly silent this

July 6, 2024
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Friday, June 28, 2024
A DoD-contracted driver transports humanitarian aid across the Trident Pier before entering the beach in Gaza May 19, 2024. U.S. Army Photo
Defense

Senior Republican Demands Biden Administration Shut Gaza Aid Pier

By Phil Stewart WASHINGTON, June 27 (Reuters) – The Republican lawmaker who leads the House Armed Services Committee has written to the Biden

June 28, 2024
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Saturday, June 22, 2024
US Navy destroyer firing a VLS missile in the Red Sea
Navy

Stavridis: Red Sea Response Is Anemic And Indecisive

According to Admiral Stavridis, former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, the Western response to the Red Sea conflict has been “anemic, indecisive, and

June 22, 2024
Total Views: 3194

Cover of the book The Neptune Factor: Alfred Thayer Mahan and the Concept of $ea Power Nick Lambert
Navy

Book Review – Mahan And The Money Of Seapower

By John Konrad (gCaptain) Alfred Thayer Mahan’s importance and strength lie in his groundbreaking ideas on sea power and its crucial role in national

June 22, 2024
Total Views: 2461

Friday, June 21, 2024
An EUNAVFOR warship escorts a merchant vessel in the Red Sea
Defense

Fending Off Houthis Requires Double the Fleet, EU Force Says

By Simon Marks (Bloomberg) — A naval force deployed by the European Union to protect vessels in the Red Sea needs to more than double in size because of

June 21, 2024
Total Views: 1626

Thursday, June 20, 2024
Green Shipping In Conflict: The Clash of ESG, Venture Capital, and Red Sea Attacks
Navy

Green Shipping In Conflict: The Clash of ESG, Venture Capital, and Red Sea Attacks

The IMO and industry leaders have voiced outrage and concern following the reported sinking of the M/V Tutor and the deaths of seafarers.

June 20, 2024
Total Views: 822

Tuesday, June 18, 2024
US Navy destroyer USS Truxtun escorts merchant ship in red sea
Defense

AI-Equipped Underwater Drones Helping US Navy Scan for Threats

(Bloomberg) — The US Navy is boosting its deployment of artificial intelligence that automatically detect targets after successfully testing it on

June 18, 2024
Total Views: 1061
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