Defense


Saturday, December 10, 2022
Navy

Romania Defuses Mine Drifting Near Its Black Sea Shore

BUCHAREST, Dec 10 (Reuters) – Romania’s navy carried out a controlled explosion on Saturday of a naval mine that had drifted

December 10, 2022
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Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Defense

DOD Says Iranian Patrol Boat Harassed U.S. Navy Ships in Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. Department of Defense is accusing an Iranian patrol boat of harassing U.S. Navy ships in the Strait of Hormuz. One of those Navy ships was involved in

December 6, 2022
Total Views: 6406

Saturday, December 3, 2022
NOAA

Even Weak Cyclones Have Grown More Intense

by Wei Mei, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Shang-Ping Xie, University of California, San Diego (via TheConversation) Tropical cyclones have

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 2174

Navy

U.S. Seizes 1.1 Million Rounds of Ammunition, Other Illegal Weapons in Gulf of Oman

December 03, 2022, MANAMA, Bahrain —  On Dec. 1, U.S. naval forces in the Middle East intercepted a fishing trawler smuggling more than 50 tons of

December 3, 2022
Total Views: 16071

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Hawaii Waikoloa Maneuver Area UXO Presentation
Navy

US Army Corps Of Engineers Fails To Cleanup Former Navy Live Fire Zone

by Rob Perez, (Honolulu Star-Advertiser & ProPublica) For the better part of two years, Liliu Ross had lived in a one-room tin-roofed shack in the rural

November 27, 2022
Total Views: 2340

Friday, November 25, 2022
Naval Strike Missile Test
Navy

Kongsberg To Arm Royal Navy With Long-Range Missiles

UK and Norwegian authorities have today announced that they have agreed to further strengthen existing defense ties. The Royal Navy will receive the Naval

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 2332

Navy

Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today is the busiest shopping day in the United States and, with retail inventories at record levels and the backlog of ships

November 25, 2022
Total Views: 8667

Navy

The End Of The World Is Just Beginning For Shipping

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) There is a large shipping company that’s made record profits in recent years after changing its operational model to bet

November 25, 2022
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Thursday, November 24, 2022
Babcock Yard Shed
Navy

‘Volatile World’ Boosts Warship Demand Says UK Shipbuilder

By Christopher Jasper (Bloomberg) London based Babcock International Group said it’s in discussions with five countries on three continents regarding orders

November 24, 2022
Total Views: 350

Tuesday, November 22, 2022
Defense

U.S. Navy Confirms Iranian Drone Struck Tanker in Middle East

A U.S. Navy analysis has confirmed that an Iranian drone was behind the November 15 attack on a Liberian-flagged commercial tanker transiting international

November 22, 2022
Total Views: 9338

Monday, November 21, 2022
UK Roro Ship discharging Army tanks
Defense

German Ports Are More Important Than Patriot Missiles Says US Army General

The former commander of United States Army Europe says that ports are more important to NATO than patirot missiles systems as he warns against China’s

November 21, 2022
Total Views: 5002

Sunday, November 20, 2022
Defense

Kamala Harris Will Visit The South China Sea

By Karen Lema MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris will reaffirm American commitments to the defense of the

November 20, 2022
Total Views: 1372

Kamala Harris Navy Ship Visit
Navy

US Works To Reset Ties With The Philippines

By Trevor Hunnicutt (Reuters) U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris arrives in the Philippines on Sunday for talks aimed at reviving ties with Washington’s

November 20, 2022
Total Views: 1443

Saturday, November 19, 2022
Navy

China’s Nuclear Submarines Now Have ICBMs

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) China has fielded new, longer-range ballistic missiles on its six nuclear-powered submarines, allowing it to hit the continental

November 19, 2022
Total Views: 3295

Saturday, November 12, 2022
Rear Admiral Nunan USMMA
Defense

US Merchant Marine Academy Appoints Joanna Nunan As First Female Superintendent

The US Maritime Administration (MARAD) today announced the appointment of retired US Coast Guard 2-Star admiral Joanna Nunan as the next superintendent of the

November 12, 2022
Total Views: 5598

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
MSC

Sunak Cancels Boris Johnson’s Yacht To Build Pipeline And Cable Protection Ships

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Monday, the UK announced it canceled Boris Johnson’s National Flagship project. The flagship was an elegant yacht intended to

November 9, 2022
Total Views: 3870

Tuesday, November 8, 2022
MSC CIVMAR
Navy

US Navy Recruits Older Middle Age Sailors

by John Konrad (gCaptain) The US Navy is facing recruiting challenges in a tight labor market, and has raised its maximum enlistment age to 41 in order to

November 8, 2022
Total Views: 22428

Monday, November 7, 2022
Halter Marine Shipyard
Navy

US Shipyards – Record Revenue At Firesale Valuations

With billions of dollars in new contracts why are US shipyard valuations hitting record

November 7, 2022
Total Views: 6734

Sunday, November 6, 2022
Navy

Japan Hosts Multilateral Display Of Naval Unity Amid East Asia Tension

By Tim Kelly YOKOSUKA, Japan, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Japan hosted its first international fleet review for seven years on Sunday with ships from 12 other

November 6, 2022
Total Views: 1204

Saturday, November 5, 2022
NOAA

‘Backyard Buoys’ To Improve Access To Vital Ocean Data For Indigenous And Coastal Communities

NOAA– A new ocean science effort to improve equity and inclusion is underway, thanks to a $4.98 million cooperative agreement to three regional

November 5, 2022
Total Views: 2254