Friday, July 5, 2019
china new destroyer Nanchang
Defense

China Denies South China Sea Missile Tests

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) China’s Defense Ministry on Friday denied U.S. accusations that the Chinese military had recently carried out missile tests in the disputed South China Sea, saying instead that...

July 5, 2019
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Monday, April 29, 2019
guided-missile destroyer USS William P. Lawrence (DDG 110)
Navy

U.S. Navy Warships Patrol Taiwan Strait

by Idrees Ali (Reuters) – The U.S. military said it sent two Navy warships through the Taiwan Strait on Sunday as the Pentagon increases the frequency of movement through the...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 44

China Coast Guard
Navy

U.S. Warns China Coast Guard

by Linly Lin (Bloomberg) The head of the U.S. Navy warned China that its coast guard and maritime militia will be treated in the same way as the nation’s navy...

April 29, 2019
Total Views: 10

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star supports Operation Deep Freeze 2018
Navy

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...

April 24, 2019
Total Views: 202

Monday, April 22, 2019
FILE PHOTO: China's Liaoning aircraft carrier with accompanying fleet conducts a drill in an area of South China Sea
Defense

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...

April 22, 2019
Total Views: 15

Thursday, April 11, 2019
uss fitzgerald
Interesting

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.  

April 11, 2019
Total Views: 56

Monday, March 4, 2019
Vice Adm. William “Bill” Moran.
Navy

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...

March 4, 2019
Total Views: 15

fitzgerald-crystal-timeline
Navy

USS Fitzgerald: A Warship Doomed By Its Own Navy

By T. Christian Miller, Megan Rose and Robert Faturechi (ProPublica) A little after 1:30 a.m. on June 17, 2017, Alexander Vaughan tumbled from his bunk onto the floor of his sleeping...

March 4, 2019
Total Views: 46

Monday, February 25, 2019
Diego Garcia Port
Navy

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....

February 25, 2019
Total Views: 18

Sunday, February 24, 2019
Sahand Destroyer
Navy

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...

February 24, 2019
Total Views: 14

us-navy-union-jack
Navy

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...

February 24, 2019
Total Views: 780

Friday, February 22, 2019
Navy

China’s Navy Seeks New Islands to Conquer

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg) A Defense Department report warns that China’s military buildup is reaching the point where it can attempt to “impose its will on the region and beyond.” Visiting...

February 22, 2019
Total Views: 27

Sahand Destroyer
Navy

Iran Conducts Large Scale 100 Vessel War Game

by Robin Pomeroy (Reuters) – Iran on Friday began large-scale naval drills at the mouth of the Gulf, which will feature its first submarine cruise missile launches, state media reported,...

February 22, 2019
Total Views: 8

Thursday, February 21, 2019
Defense

Royal Navy Warship Upsets China

by Andy MacAskill (Reuters) – Britain on Thursday admitted that talk by its defense minister of deploying a warship in the Pacific had complicated the delicate relationship with China. When...

February 21, 2019
Total Views: 47

Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag
Defense

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...

February 21, 2019
Total Views: 61

Thursday, November 8, 2018
KNM Helge Ingstad collision
Interesting

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...

November 8, 2018
Total Views: 100

Saturday, November 3, 2018
japan-navy-warship
Navy

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...

November 3, 2018
Total Views: 12

Sunday, September 9, 2018
cache of more than 1,000 AK-47 automatic rifles
Navy

US Navy Seizes Aden Pirate Booty

MANAMA, Bahrain — The guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham seized an illicit weapons shipment found aboard a stateless skiff in the international waters of the Gulf of Aden, Aug. 28...

September 9, 2018
Total Views: 14

mine explosion near countermeasures ship USS Scout
Navy

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...

September 9, 2018
Total Views: 13

Thursday, August 30, 2018
Russian Navy guided missile cruiser Varyag
Defense

Russian Navy To Hold Drills Off Syria

by Tom Balmforth, Andrew Osborn (Reuters) – Russia will begin a major naval exercise in the Mediterranean on Saturday, the Ministry of Defense announced, a move the Kremlin said was justified...

August 30, 2018
Total Views: 6