Navy


Saturday, May 21, 2022
A Chinese flag is seen in front of the Friendship bridge over the Yalu River connecting the North Korean town of Sinuiju and Dandong in China
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China Has Militarized Seafarers Says US Navy Report

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Over the many years of reporting maritime news, the idea that China could militarize its commercial maritime fleet has been

19 hours ago
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Thursday, May 19, 2022
CNO Admiral Mike Gilday Wearing Camo
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Taiwan Must Spend More On Maritime Defense, Says Top US Navy Admiral

By Daniel Flatley (Bloomberg) Taiwan must gird itself against potential Chinese aggression through military deterrence that includes acquiring the right

May 19, 2022
Total Views: 1408

Monday, May 16, 2022
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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

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 3083

Monday, May 9, 2022
CNO SECNAV Congress
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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: 12909

Navy Warship and Gulf of Aden Pirates
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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: 2232

Sunday, May 8, 2022
CNO Admiral Gilday Choker Whites
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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: 62646

Saturday, May 7, 2022
Javelin Anti-Ship Missile
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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: 98858

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: 9154

Russian Sailors silhouette Sevastopol
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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: 4884

Wednesday, May 4, 2022
Russian Black Sea Sub BAse
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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: 17693

Thursday, April 28, 2022
rusty navy supply ship
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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: 92672

Tuesday, April 26, 2022
Canadian Flag Aboard HMCS Navy Ship
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Does Canada Need A New Naval Strategy?

Paul T. Mitchell, (Canadian Forces College) Amid Russia’s ongoing assault on Ukraine, nations have started re-evaluating their security policies. Sweden and

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 2652

NATO NAVY minehunter
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NATO Minehunters Arrive In Finland

by Essi Lehto (Reuters) Three NATO warships arrived in the southwestern Finnish port of Turku on Monday to train with Finland’s navy as Helsinki

April 26, 2022
Total Views: 2723

Saturday, April 23, 2022
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Japan’s Foreign Minister Promises A Stronger Military During Visit To US Aircraft Carrier

ABOARD USS LINCOLN, April 23 (Reuters) – Japan’s foreign minister promised his country would bolster its military to help the

April 23, 2022
Total Views: 2896

Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Russian warship Moskva's port missle tubes
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Russia’s Sunken Warship Is A Warning To All Navies

By James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) The sinking of the Russian Black Sea flagship Moskva on April 14 was the first destruction of a major warship in combat

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 22197

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OPED – The US Navy Owes Congress Independent Honesty, Not Harmony

By Matthew Hipple and Michael DeBoer (CIMSEC) The military has two masters – the executive, who directs and operates, and the legislature, who regulates and

April 19, 2022
Total Views: 2058

Sunday, April 17, 2022
Illich Steel and Iron Works Mariupol
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While The West Focuses Inland, Russia Focuses On Ports

Will western Sea Blindness decide the fate of Ukraine? After 20 years of war in Afghanistan and Iraq’s interior – and with no major naval

April 17, 2022
Total Views: 3367

Saturday, April 16, 2022
Hospital Ship Mercy In Port
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Engineer Who Tried To Kamikaze A US Navy Hospital Ship With A Train Gets Prison

by John Konrad (gCaptain) At the Port of Los Angeles, the locomotive engineer who purposefully ran his train off the tracks at full-speed in an apparent

April 16, 2022
Total Views: 15004

magnet depicting the Russian missile cruiser Moskva
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Russian Navy Flagship Moskva FAQ

by Idrees Ali (Reuters) – Russia has confirmed the Moskva missile cruiser, the flagship of its Black Sea Fleet, has sunk while being towed to port

April 16, 2022
Total Views: 6996

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Russian Flagship Moskva Gun Turrets
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Russian Flagship Moskva Sinks During Salvage Tow

By Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) – Russia’s lead warship in the Black Sea sank on Thursday, Russia’s defense ministry announced, after what

April 14, 2022
Total Views: 11987