Saturday, June 3, 2023

US, Canadian Navies Stage Rare Joint Mission Through Taiwan Strait

TAIPEI, June 3 (Reuters) – A U.S. and a Canadian warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said, in a rare

June 3, 2023
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Friday, May 19, 2023

Fincantieri Awarded $526 Million Contract for Fourth Constellation-Class Frigate for U.S. Navy

The U.S. Department of Defense has announced a $526 million contract for a fourth Constellation-class frigate for the U.S. Navy at Fincantieri Marinette

May 19, 2023
Total Views: 5137

Monday, May 15, 2023

Could Iran’s Tanker Seizures Bring Navy Convoys Back to the Gulf?

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) Virtually unnoticed amid alleged drone attacks on the Kremlin, a looming Ukrainian spring offensive and aggressive

May 15, 2023
Total Views: 9979

Sunday, May 14, 2023

Could A 4-Star Industry Envoy Fix US Shipbuilding?

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In the grand tapestry of American history, the narrative of industry and manufacturing has often been the undercurrent that

May 14, 2023
Total Views: 12151

Friday, May 12, 2023

Pentagon to Bolster Defensive Posture in Gulf Amid Attacks on Shipping, White House Says

WASHINGTON, May 12 (Reuters) – Iran has increased its attacks on commercial shipping in recent months and the Pentagon will begin to

May 12, 2023
Total Views: 1795

Monday, May 8, 2023

Joint Philippines-U.S. Patrols in South China Sea May Begin This Year -Envoy

MANILA, May 8 (Reuters) – Joint patrols between the Philippines and the United States in the South China Sea may begin later this year, a top

May 8, 2023
Total Views: 7300

Saturday, May 6, 2023

US Planning More ‘Robots at Sea’ In Middle East To Combat Iran

By Sam Dagher (Bloomberg) –The US is trying to convince Middle East allies to add dozens more robot vessels around the Arabian Peninsula to better

May 6, 2023
Total Views: 9797

Friday, May 5, 2023

China’s Aircraft Carriers: Political Theater Or Deadly Threat?

By Greg Torode (Reuters) – When China sailed one of its two active aircraft carriers, the Shandong, east of Taiwan last month as part of military

May 5, 2023
Total Views: 2817


US Navy Honors Baseball Veterans With USS Cooperstown Commissioning

by John Konrad (gCaptain) It is often said that baseball is the great American pastime, a sport woven into the very fabric of the nation’s soul.

May 5, 2023
Total Views: 2184

Thursday, May 4, 2023
Senator Wicker at a Shipyard

Senator Wicker Advocates For US Shipyard Act

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday on the floor of Congress, Roger Wicker, the senior United States senator from Mississippi, addressed his fellow

May 4, 2023
Total Views: 7486

Monday, May 1, 2023
AMCL USMC Logistics conference

US Marine Corps And US Merchant Marine Deepen Ties

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In recent months, the US Navy’s critical lack of available amphibious ships has led to the Marine Corps being unable to

May 1, 2023
Total Views: 8062

Sunday, April 30, 2023

U.S. Navy Ship In Sudan To Help Evacuate Americans

WASHINGTON, April 30 (Reuters) – The United States has sent a Navy ship to Sudan to help evacuate American citizens who have been stranded in the

April 30, 2023
Total Views: 7749

Wednesday, April 26, 2023

Should The Navy Or Tech Giants Protect Undersea Cables?

In a recent Financial Times article, Helen Thomas highlights the growing concern over threats to undersea cables, which are essential for global digital

April 26, 2023
Total Views: 2618

Monday, April 24, 2023
EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell

European Policy Chief Advocates For Warship Patrols Of Taiwan Strait

In a recent op-ed for Le Journal du Dimanche, EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell boldly advocated for European warships to actively patrol the Taiwan Strait

April 24, 2023
Total Views: 1803

Sunday, April 23, 2023

China To Intensify South China Sea Drills

By Jacob Gu (Bloomberg) China’s military plans to conduct at least five drills in various areas that include waters off its coast and in the South China

April 23, 2023
Total Views: 6874

Saturday, April 22, 2023
Chinese Navy warship underway

China’s Plan For Taiwan Invasion Is Not A Secret

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg) As increasing tensions between China and the US roil international relations, I am often asked a deceptively simple question:

April 22, 2023
Total Views: 12387

Thursday, April 20, 2023
Navy oiler tanker at night

Replenishing Controversy: The US Navy’s New Tanker Program

By John Konrad (gCaptain) A Congressional Research Study update by Ronald O’Rourke shows the US Navy has earmarked $8.8 million in research and

April 20, 2023
Total Views: 6320

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Russian ship Admiral Vladimirsky

Does Russia Have A Fleet Of Sabotage Ships?

New allegations have emerged via the BBC suggesting that Russia has a program to sabotage wind farms and communication cables in the North Sea. The joint

April 19, 2023
Total Views: 7442

Tuesday, April 18, 2023
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro aboard ship

Alaska Senator Asserts Navy Secretary Violated Shipbuilding Law

Alaska's Senator Dan Sullivan Holds Navy Secretary Accountable for Alleged Shipbuilding Law

April 18, 2023
Total Views: 5787

Monday, April 17, 2023
U.S. Coast Guard Cutter patrols offshore wind farm

US Navy Sounds Alarm Over Biden’s Offshore Wind Plans

By Jennifer A Dlouhy (Bloomberg) The US Navy and Pentagon are sounding alarms over Biden administration plans to advance offshore wind projects along the

April 17, 2023
Total Views: 31633