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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
VT Halter Marine Wins $745 Million Icebreaker Contract
Yesterday, the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy awarded VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, a contract for the Detail Design and Construction of the Coast Guard’s lead Polar Security...
Monday, April 22, 2019
China To Reveal New Warships During Naval Parade This Week
by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – China’s navy wants maritime “tranquillity and good order”, its chief said on Monday, ahead of a parade to mark its 70th anniversary at which the military...
Thursday, April 11, 2019
ProPublica: How the Navy’s Top Commander Botched the Highest-Profile Investigation in Years
This article is part of a series originally published by ProPublica titled "The Navy's Disaster in the Pacific: Death and Neglect in 7th Fleet", exploring the collisions involving the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain.
Monday, March 4, 2019
Top US Navy Admiral Says “None Of The Promised Reforms Are Complete”
by Robert Faturechi and T. Christian Miller (ProPublica) Sen. Angus King wanted some straight answers. At a Feb. 12 hearing of a panel of the Senate Armed Services Committee, he...
Monday, February 25, 2019
World Court Says U.K. Should Cede Control Of Islands Surrounding Diego Garcia
by Kamlesh Bhuckory (Bloomberg) The International Court of Justice said the U.K. should hand back to Mauritius control of an Indian Ocean archipelago where a key U.S. naval base is located....
Sunday, February 24, 2019
Iran Fires Missile From Submarine In Gulf War Games
by Raissa Kasolowsky (Reuters) – Iran successfully tested a cruise missile on Sunday during naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran’s state media reported, at a time of heightened...
Why Will All US Navy Ships Start Flying The Union Jack?
A US Navy order released on Thursday directs all ships of the fleet to start flying the union jack. Not to be confused with the national flag of the United...
Friday, February 22, 2019
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Despite Putin’s Swagger, Russian Navy Struggles To Modernize
by Andrew Osborn (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin calls improving the Russian navy’s combat capabilities a priority. The unfinished husks of three guided-missile frigates that have languished for three years...
Thursday, November 8, 2018
Norwegian Frigate Intentionally Grounded Collision with Oil Tanker
Update: AIS animation shows the collision between Sola TS and KNM Helge Ingstad. By Terje Solsvik and Ole Petter Skonnord OSLO, Nov 8 (Reuters) – An oil tanker and a Norwegian...
Saturday, November 3, 2018
U.S. Navy Conducts Biggest Ever Japan Defense War Game
By Tim Kelly (Reuters) – U.S. fighter jets darted over the Western Pacific on Saturday as the nuclear powered USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier joined Japanese destroyers and a Canadian...
Sunday, September 9, 2018
U.S. Navy Conducts Military Exercises in Gulf Amid Iran Tension
by Zainab Fattah (Bloomberg) The U.S. Navy is conducting exercises this month to ensure its readiness to guarantee freedom of movement through Persian Gulf and Red Sea waterways amid escalating threats...
Thursday, August 30, 2018
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