Sunday, July 18, 2021
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Navy

China Sends Two Spy Ships To US-Australia Naval Exercise

By Sybilla Gross (Bloomberg) A second Chinese spy vessel is on track to enter waters off Australia’s northeast coast, adding to Beijing’s surveillance presence in the area as joint military exercises...

July 18, 2021
Total Views: 5392

Thursday, July 15, 2021
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Navy

Coronavirus Breaksout Aboard Unvaccinated South Korean Destroyer On Piracy Patrol

By Sangmi Cha (Reuters) South Korea is sending a medical team to the Middle East to tackle a coronavirus outbreak on one of its ships on anti-piracy patrol while at home,...

July 15, 2021
Total Views: 1942

Wednesday, July 14, 2021
U.S. Navy Admirals Change of Command
Navy

New Senate Report Says US Navy Puts Toxic Culture Over Seamanship

“China could never have dreamt up a way to do this much damage to the U.S. Navy,” U.S. Navy Pacific Command Staff by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) A new US...

July 14, 2021
Total Views: 10551

Monday, July 12, 2021
Navy

Blinken Says A South China Sea Attack Would Trigger War Treaty

by Arshad Mohammed (Reuters) The United States on Sunday repeated a warning to China that an attack on Philippine naval forces in the South China Sea would trigger the 1951...

July 12, 2021
Total Views: 3868

Saturday, July 3, 2021
British Royal Navy destroyer HMS Defender in the Bosphorus Strait
Navy

Russian Warplanes Practice Bombing Ships In The Black Sea

By Tom Balmforth (Reuters) – Russian warplanes practiced bombing enemy ships in the Black Sea during training exercises, Russia said on Saturday, amid friction with the West over NATO drills in...

July 3, 2021
Total Views: 4545

Monday, June 28, 2021
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Navy

Offshore Crimea – NATO to Start Black Sea Naval Drill

By Pavel Polityuk (Reuters) – Ukraine and the United States will start a military exercise involving more than 30 countries in the Black Sea and southern Ukraine on Monday, despite...

June 28, 2021
Total Views: 2211

Thursday, June 24, 2021
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Defense

Did Russia Try To Bomb A Royal Navy Ship?

Moscow said it fired warning shots and dropped bombs in the path of the British destroyer HMS Defender. Are the claims true? By Guy Faulconbridge (Reuters) Russia accused Britain on...

June 24, 2021
Total Views: 9872

Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Virginia-class submarine
Navy

SNAFU – Over 1,600 Part Failures Aboard US Navy’s $166B Nuclear Submarines

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy has swapped more than 1,600 parts among its new Virginia-class submarines since 2013 to ease maintenance bottlenecks as components that are supposed to...

June 22, 2021
Total Views: 18999

Wednesday, June 16, 2021
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Navy

New USMC Hovercraft Costs Skyrocket

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Textron’s $TXT construction of a new hovercraft for the U.S. Marine Corps, which had been plagued by propeller cracks, gear defects, and initial delivery delays, is...

June 16, 2021
Total Views: 4851

Saturday, June 12, 2021
Sahand Destroyer
Navy

Are Iranian Warships Smuggling Weapons To Venezuela?

By David Wainer (Bloomberg) The U.S. is closely tracking an Iranian navy transport ship headed for the Caribbean — possibly Venezuela — and is prepared to take action against the delivery...

June 12, 2021
Total Views: 6300

Friday, June 4, 2021
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Navy

Those Are Not Aliens At Sea, U.S. Government Says

by Steve Gorman (Reuters) U.S. intelligence officials found no evidence that unidentified aerial phenomena observed by Navy aviators at sea in recent years were alien spacecraft, but the sightings remain...

June 4, 2021
Total Views: 4061

Friday, May 28, 2021
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Navy

HMS Queen Elizabeth Joins NATO

by Bart Biesemans (Reuters) HMS Queen Elizabeth took part in her first NATO exercises in the Mediterranean this week, ahead of the eight-month voyage that will cross through the South...

May 28, 2021
Total Views: 2937

Thursday, May 20, 2021
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Defense

China Claims it Expelled a U.S. Navy Warship From its Waters in South China Sea

BEIJING, May 20 (Reuters) – China said on Thursday an American warship had illegally entered its territorial waters in the South China Sea and was expelled, which the United States...

May 20, 2021
Total Views: 4227

Thursday, May 6, 2021
Indonesian Navy ships are seen at the Tanjung Wangi port as the search continues for the sunken KRI Nanggala-402 submarine
Navy

Chinese Navy Sends Salvage Ships To Join Indonesian Submarine Retrieval Efforts

gCaptain Editorial Note Embarrassing but true: The father of submarine salvage, RDML Ellsberg, is rolling in his grave with the knowledge that the US Navy has only two aging salvage...

May 6, 2021
Total Views: 12154

Monday, May 3, 2021
Scarborough Shoal China Fishing
Navy

Philippines Slams China’s ‘Dangerous’ Move

By Andreo Calonzo (Bloomberg) The Philippines has protested China’s “dangerous maneuver” against its Coast Guard that patrolled and trained last month near a South China Sea shoal, with Manila’s top...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 6111

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Navy

Aircraft Carrier Shandong Deploys To South China Sea

(Bloomberg) –China has sent its Shandong aircraft carrier for military training in the South China Sea and plans to continue similar exercises, the state-owned Global Times said. The training conducted...

May 3, 2021
Total Views: 5739

Sunday, May 2, 2021
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Navy

Royal Navy Sends A Strong Warning To China

By Admiral James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) Throughout my U.S. Navy career, I loved to operate at sea with the British Royal Navy. U.K. warships were unfailingly well-handled, manned by crisp communicators, and — when...

May 2, 2021
Total Views: 111683

Thursday, April 29, 2021
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Navy

Can The US Navy Protect Ships From Missile Attacks?

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy “currently does not have a well-defined strategy or funding” for testing to determine whether radar and self-defense systems aboard many of its vessels...

April 29, 2021
Total Views: 8417

Wednesday, April 28, 2021
Chinese vessels at Whitsun Reef, South China Sea
Navy

Philippines Tells China To Back Off During Maritime Drills

by Karen Lema (Reuters) China has no business telling the Philippines what it can or cannot do within its waters, Manila’s defense ministry said on Wednesday, rejecting Beijing’s opposition to its...

April 28, 2021
Total Views: 4118

Monday, April 26, 2021
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Navy

Royal Navy Carrier HMS Queen Elizabeth To Depart On Maiden Voyage

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Britain’s HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier will lead a flotilla of Royal Navy ships through Asian waters on port visits to Japan and South Korea on its...

April 26, 2021
Total Views: 14810