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Sunday, May 19, 2024
Navy Secretary Del Toro speaking in front of an American flag

Navy Secretary Backs U.S. Maritime Revitalization Plan

In the Senate Armed Service committee meeting on Thursday Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro endorsed the call to action plan published by members of

11 mins ago
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Sunday, May 12, 2024
US Navy ship raising Greek ensign

Naval Exercises Intensify as Greece Aims to Prevent Russian Oil Transfers

By Alex Longley (Bloomberg) Greece’s Navy extended a series of exercises aimed at preventing tankers from transferring Russian oil just miles off its

May 12, 2024
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DVIDS photo of the Gaza pier being built by the DoD

UK To Send Contractors Not Soldiers To Gaza Pier

By Esteban Duarte (Bloomberg) The UK will probably use contractors in the US-led operation to deliver humanitarian aid on the beaches of Gaza rather than

May 12, 2024
Total Views: 1291

Saturday, May 4, 2024
US Navy and Chinese PLAN Navy warships sailing together in formation

China Has 350 Warships. The US Has 290. That’s a problem.

by Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) There are plenty of disagreements between Beijing and Washington — from Taiwan to human rights to aiding

May 4, 2024
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Sunday, April 28, 2024
FADM Bull Halsey smoking and writing letters

Dear Admiral, Bull Halsey Did Not Have A Recruiting Crisis – OPED

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain OPED) In the crucible of World War II, iconic figures like Fleet Admiral William “Bull” Halsey and General Douglas

April 28, 2024
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Sunday, April 14, 2024
A French Navy warship escorts a CMA CGM containership in the Red Sea. Photo courtesy French Forces

Naval And Military Rearmament To Face New Threats Could Cost $10 Trillion

By Enda Curran, Natalia Drozdiak and Bhargavi Sakthivel (Bloomberg) A new era of global rearmament is gathering pace, and it will mean vast costs and some

April 14, 2024
Total Views: 2738

Senior Biden Administration officials at meeting with senior Philippines officials

Philippines Tells US It Will Assert South China Sea Rights

By David Brunnstrom (Reuters) – The Philippines is determined to assert its sovereign rights in the South China Sea, its foreign secretary said on Friday

April 14, 2024
Total Views: 907

Saturday, April 13, 2024
MSC Ship boarded by Iran Navy Helicopter

Iran Seizes Portuguese Containership MSC Aries in the Strait of Hormuz 

By Maha El Dahan (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards seized an Israeli-linked cargo ship in the Strait of Hormuz on Saturday, days after Tehran

April 13, 2024
Total Views: 11765

Monday, March 25, 2024
UK PM Sunak at nuclear press conference

UK Commits Over £550 Million to Nuclear Submarines and Energy Projects

By Kit Rees (Bloomberg) UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak is committing hundreds of millions of pounds to Britain’s nuclear deterrent and energy infrastructure

March 25, 2024
Total Views: 1844

US Navy photo of Joint Logistics Over the Shore (JLOTS) barge

UN Secretary-General Dismisses Gaza Pier Plan

By Nafisa Eltahir (Reuters) – The only effective and efficient way to deliver heavy goods to meet Gaza’s humanitarian needs is by road and

March 25, 2024
Total Views: 2401

New Zealand warship HMNZS Canterbury

New Zealand Navy Ship Deploys to Support Solomon Islands Election Amid Growing Concerns Over China

By Alasdair Pal(Reuters) – New Zealand said on Monday it will dispatch defence personnel, helicopters and a naval ship to the Solomon Islands to

March 25, 2024
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Sunday, March 10, 2024
Russia's President Vladimir Putin at Navy Day Ceremony, via Reuters.

Russia Replaces Navy Chief, Fontanka Reports

March 10 (Reuters) – Russia has appointed Admiral Alexander Moiseev as acting commander-in-chief of the Russian navy, the Fontanka news

March 10, 2024
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Saturday, February 3, 2024
Adm. James Stavridis

Stavridis Says Cyber And Military Escalation Against Iran Could Last Weeks

In an insightful interview yesterday with Lester Holt of NBC, retired Admiral James Stavridis, the former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, provided

February 3, 2024
Total Views: 1584

Sunday, January 28, 2024
Modern Loose Lips Sink Ships poster

Loose Lips Do Not Sink Ships, Public Apathy Does

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain OpEd) Last week, two US-flagged ships manned by US Merchant Mariners were targeted by Houthis and forced to turn around. This

January 28, 2024
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HMS Diamond in the Red Sea. Handout via REUTERS

UK Says Warship Repelled Houthi Drone Attack In Red Sea

LONDON, Jan 28 (Reuters) – A British warship, the HMS Diamond, repelled a drone attack on Saturday from Yemen’s Houthi group in the Red Sea,

January 28, 2024
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Sunday, January 21, 2024
A dhow carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi forces in Yemen

US Navy Says Two Missing SEALs Died In Raid On Iran Ship

By Dan Whitcomb Jan 21 (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy SEALs who went missing in the Gulf of Aden earlier this month during a raid on an Iranian ship have

January 21, 2024
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The French ship amphibious helicopter carrier Dixmude docks, in Al-Arish. REUTERS/Mohamed Abd El Ghany

French Warship Treats Injured Gazans Off Egyptian Shore

AL-ARISH, Egypt, Jan 21 (Reuters) – About 1,000 people from Gaza have been treated in a French field hospital aboard a ship off the coast of Egypt,

January 21, 2024
Total Views: 4084

Saturday, January 20, 2024
An aircraft takes off to join the U.S.-led coalition to conduct air strikes against military targets in Yemen, aimed at the Iran-backed Houthi militia that has been targeting international shipping in the Red Sea, from an undisclosed location, in this handout picture released on January 12, 2024. US Central Command via X/Handout via REUTERS

US Strikes Another Houthi Anti-Ship Missile

By Kanishka Singh and Enas Alashray WASHINGTON/CAIRO, Jan 20 (Reuters) – U.S. Central Command forces on Saturday struck a Houthi anti-ship

January 20, 2024
Total Views: 2443

UK Royal Navy mines ship

Two Navy Ships Involved In Collision In Bahrain

LONDON, Jan 20 (Reuters) – Two British Royal Navy mine-hunter vessels were involved in a collision in a port in Bahrain, the

January 20, 2024
Total Views: 4602

Monday, January 15, 2024
UK PM Sunak making a speech

Sunak Wants To Desculate Red Sea Tensions

By Kitty Donaldson (Bloomberg) The UK wants a reduction of tensions in the Red Sea and that air strikes on Houthi positions in Yemen last week were

January 15, 2024
Total Views: 2735


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