Monday, October 11, 2021
Royal Navy HMS Queen Elizabeth Carrier
Navy

Britain Reaffirms Asia ‘Tilt’ As New Carrier Arrives In Singapore

By Chen Lin (Reuters) Britain’s new aircraft carrier the HMS Queen Elizabeth made a stop in Singapore on Monday, part of a move to reassert itself globally and boost its...

October 11, 2021
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Sunday, October 10, 2021
Navy

Navy Nuclear Engineer And Spouse Arrested On Espionage Charges

Department of Justice–Jonathan and Diana Toebbe, both of Annapolis, Maryland, were arrested in Jefferson County, West Virginia, by the FBI and the Naval Criminal Investigative Service (NCIS) on Saturday, Oct....

October 10, 2021
Total Views: 3863

Tuesday, October 5, 2021
Navy

Taiwan Doubles Down On Anti-Ship Weapons

By Yimou Lee (Reuters) – Taiwan’s extra military spending of T$240 billion ($8.6 billion) over the next five years will go mostly toward naval weapons, including missiles and warships, the...

October 5, 2021
Total Views: 1525

Thursday, September 30, 2021
Navy

US Navy Is Both Decommissioning And Building More Of This Failed Ship

by John Konrad (gCaptain) You maybe confused by this headline but so are we. USS Freedom (LCS 1), the lead ship of the Freedom-variant Littoral Combat Ship, recognized little more...

September 30, 2021
Total Views: 8210

Wednesday, September 29, 2021
USS Salt Lake City and USS Frank Cable
Navy

Australian Shipbuilders Debate Nuclear Reactor Safety In Wake Of Submarine Deal

By Matthew Burgess (Bloomberg) Australia’s surprise deal with the U.S. and Britain for nuclear-powered submarines has shaken its Asian neighbors and angered France. It’s also meeting resistance in the city chosen...

September 29, 2021
Total Views: 6167

Sunday, September 26, 2021
Navy

‘I Had The US Navy By The B*lls’ Says Fat Leonard In New Podcast Series

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Fat Leonard is the worst scandal to hit the US Navy since Tailhook in 1991, but – despite 33 federal indictments, 22 guilty pleas and tens of millions...

September 26, 2021
Total Views: 7482

Wednesday, September 22, 2021
USNS Choctaw County
Navy

US Navy Launches Joint Station Beirut

The US Navy’s fast transport ship USNS Choctaw County arrived in the port of Beirut on Monday to participate in the US Navy’s first joint Central Partnership Station (CPS) mission...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 2937

Tuesday, September 21, 2021
FNS Amethyste Crew
Navy

Australian Documents Showed French Submarine Project Was At Risk For Years

By Kirsty Needham (Reuters) France shouldn’t have been surprised that Australia canceled a submarine contract, as major concerns about delays, cost overruns, and suitability had been aired officially and publicly...

September 21, 2021
Total Views: 4590

Saturday, September 18, 2021
French President Macron visits Calanques National Park
Navy

In Escalation Over Nuclear Submarine Deal, France Recalls Envoys From U.S. And Australia

By John Irish (Reuters) France plunged into an unprecedented diplomatic crisis with the United States and Australia on Friday after it recalled its ambassadors from both countries over a trilateral...

September 18, 2021
Total Views: 2500

Electric Boat Submarine With Tug
Navy

Electric Boat Shipyard Gets Ready To Support Australian Nuclear Submarine Program

By Thomas Black (Bloomberg) The U.S., U.K. and Australia will each begin an 18-month review to identify how best to provide nuclear-submarine capabilities to the Australian Navy as part of a...

September 18, 2021
Total Views: 1827

Successor-class submarine
Navy

BAE Shipyard Wins UK Nuclear Submarine Contract

Britain awarded BAE Systems and Rolls-Royce Holdings 85 million pounds each to work on a new generation of nuclear submarines, a day after announcing a deal to supply such vessels to Australia.

September 18, 2021
Total Views: 1856

Friday, September 17, 2021
battleship firing main guns
Navy

US Navy Ships Are Too Small To Defend Themselves Says New US Congress Report

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In a new study titled Navy Lasers, Railgun, and Gun-Launched Guided Projectiles the US Congress reports the two most important limitations that Navy surface ships currently...

September 17, 2021
Total Views: 5447

Thursday, September 16, 2021
navy nuclear reactor heads
Navy

Australia Gets Top US Navy Nuclear Secrets

Australia will be only the second country after Britain in 1958 to be given access to U.S. Navy's top secret information for building nuclear-powered submarines.

September 16, 2021
Total Views: 2651

Wednesday, September 15, 2021
German Navy Frigate F 217 Bayern
Navy

China Denies German Navy Port Entry

by Emma Thomasson (Reuters) China has denied a German warship entry into a local harbor, a German foreign ministry spokesperson said on Wednesday. The ship involved is the “Bayern” frigate, the spokesperson told...

September 15, 2021
Total Views: 5053

Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard
Navy

US Navy Awards $500m To Upgrade Pearl Harbor & Puget Sound Shipyards

The US Navy awarded a $500-million contract for structural projects at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Hawaii and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington state

September 14, 2021
Total Views: 1450

Sunday, September 12, 2021
Navy

Japan Spots Chinese Sub Just Outside Territorial Waters

by Rocky Swift (Reuters) Japan’s defense ministry said on Sunday that a submarine believed to be from China was spotted in waters near its southern islands, as maritime tensions persist...

September 12, 2021
Total Views: 3058

Monday, September 6, 2021
Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Arrives In Japan

By Tim Kelly (Reuters) Britain showed off its HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier to Japan’s defence chief on Monday at a naval base near Tokyo, marking the start of a...

September 6, 2021
Total Views: 2253

Friday, September 3, 2021
Military Judge Advocate General gavel
Navy

Chief Pleads Guilty In US Navy Fat Leonard Scandal

Retired US Navy Chief Warrant Officer Robert Gorsuch admitted in federal court today that he received more than $45,000 in bribes from foreign defense contractor Leonard Francis, aka Fat Leonard,...

September 3, 2021
Total Views: 4045

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Israeli Defense Force US Navy Exercise
Navy

US Strengthens Ties With Israeli Navy

US Navy and Israeli Navy have strengthened ties by conducting combined maritime security patrols in the Red Sea. Four Israeli and U.S. Navy ships sailed together in the Gulf of...

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 996

Monday, August 30, 2021
Navy

Evacuees From Afghanistan Arrive at Naval Station Rota, Spain

U.S. Naval Hospital( Reuters)– Part of group of the 450 Afghan citizens who have been evacuated from Kabul cross a security checkpoint after arriving on a U.S. Air Force C-17...

August 30, 2021
Total Views: 921