Saturday, March 20, 2021
Navy

220 Chinese Militia Vessels Invade Philippines EEZ

By Enrico Dela Cruz (Reuters) The Philippines expressed concern about hundreds of Chinese military vessels it said were spotted this month in the disputed South China Sea, the latest example...

March 20, 2021
Total Views: 17125

Thursday, March 4, 2021
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Navy

German Warship To Depart On Freedom Of Navigation Patrol Of The South China Sea

(Reuters) – The United States on Wednesday hailed plans by NATO ally Germany to sail a warship across the contested South China Sea, calling it welcome support for a “rules-based...

March 4, 2021
Total Views: 4276

Monday, February 22, 2021
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Navy

Iran And Russia Start Joint Naval Drill

by Angus MacSwan (Reuters) – Iran and Russia on Tuesday embarked on joint naval exercises in the Indian Ocean which will include thwarting a mock pirate attack on a merchant ship, Iranian...

February 22, 2021
Total Views: 1843

Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Navy

USS Russell Challenges Beijing’s Claims To Spratly Island Navigation

by Se Young Lee (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy warship USS Russell sailed by islands claimed by China in the South China Sea on Wednesday in a freedom of navigation operation,...

February 17, 2021
Total Views: 7481

Friday, February 12, 2021
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Navy

Meet The Navy’s GPS Pioneer Dr. Gladys West

Looking back on the legacies of some of the amazing women who have contributed to the field of technology at sea. Trailblazers in their fields, these women broke down barriers,...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 4827

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Navy

US Navy Tests 3D Printed Radars

by Kevin McAndrews (U.S. Navy) U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) experts created and tested 3D-printed antennas, arrays, and parts to advance radar technology at sea. Radar systems perform critical functions...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2213

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Navy

Black History Month – Meet The US Navy’s First Female African-American Officers

by Adam Bisno (US Navy History Command) Quite suddenly, and contrary to expectations, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt agreed to reopen the Navy to African-American women in October 1944. Not since World...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2008

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Navy

Denmark Ramps Up Arctic Naval Defense Spending

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen (Reuters) Denmark said on Thursday it will significantly strengthen its defense capabilities in the Arctic, including long-range drones and radars, as shrinking sea ice has fast-tracked a...

February 12, 2021
Total Views: 2240

Friday, February 5, 2021
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Navy

US Navy To Spend $173m On Cleantech Energy Upgrades At Norfolk Naval Shipyard

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Ameresco ($AMRC), today announced a $173 million clean energy upgrade contract with the U.S. Navy to construct a new 19-megawatt (MW) combined heat and power (CHP)...

February 5, 2021
Total Views: 1825

Navy

USS John McCain Patrols Disputed Paracel Islands

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – A U.S. warship sailed near the Chinese-controlled Paracel Islands in the disputed South China Sea on Friday in a freedom of navigation operation, the U.S. Navy...

February 5, 2021
Total Views: 2459

Wednesday, February 3, 2021
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Navy

Golden 13 – The First Black Officer Training Course

In January 1944, there were nearly 100,000 Black Sailors in the United States Navy, but none were officers. That would change when a group of sixteen Black enlisted men were...

February 3, 2021
Total Views: 2431

Tuesday, February 2, 2021
Navy

America’s First Black Sailors

“British gold and promises of personal freedom served as futile incentives among the Negroes of the American Navy; for them, the proud consciousness of duty well done served as a...

February 2, 2021
Total Views: 2460

Sunday, January 24, 2021
Navy

US Carrier Group Enters The South China Sea

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) – A U.S. aircraft carrier group led by the USS Theodore Roosevelt has entered the South China Sea to promote “freedom of the seas,” the U.S....

January 24, 2021
Total Views: 5592

Tuesday, January 19, 2021
Navy

Iran Starts Naval War Games Near Mouth Of Gulf

(Reuters) – Iranian army commandos and paratroopers started exercises near the mouth of the Gulf on Tuesday, the last full day of U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration. State television showed...

January 19, 2021
Total Views: 2032

Saturday, January 16, 2021
Navy

Iran Fires Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles Into Indian Ocean

(Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards on Saturday fired long-range ballistic missiles into the Indian Ocean on the second day of a military exercise, state media reported. The drill, which comes in the...

January 16, 2021
Total Views: 5176

Saturday, November 21, 2020
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Interesting

US Navy Thanks Merchant Mariners On YouTube

Just days after Veterans day the US Navy released this video via YouTube and all its social media channels thanking US Merchant Mariners for their service to the nation. RELATED...

November 21, 2020
Total Views: 13680

Sunday, November 8, 2020
Defense

Top House Democrat Calls US Navy Budget ‘Recipe For A Very Dangerous Cold War’

by Phil Stewart (Reuters) – After winning support from scores of prominent Republicans during his campaign, Joe Biden will take office with the possibility of unprecedented bipartisan backing on national...

November 8, 2020
Total Views: 1256

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Defense

Taiwan Is Loading Up On Boeing Anti-Ship Missiles

by Mike Stone (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of 100 Boeing-made Harpoon (anti-ship) Coastal Defense Systems to Taiwan in a deal that has a...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 373

Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Defense

Japan’s Sea Missile Defense System Faces Mounting Costs

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Basing Japan’s missile defense systems at sea may cost at least twice as much to complete as its now-abandoned plans for Aegis Ashore ground-based sites...

October 25, 2020
Total Views: 59

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Defense

Without Icebreakers, How Will The US Navy Defend Greenland?

By Jacob Gronholt-Pedersen COPENHAGEN, Oct 20 (Reuters) On a windy August afternoon in 2017, Akitsinnguaq Ina Olsen was relaxing in the old harbor of Nuuk, Greenland’s capital, when a Chinese icebreaker...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 395