Defense


Monday, March 21, 2022
Defense

Russian Landing Ship Docks in Ukraine

Update: Russian Landing Ship ‘Orsk’ Destroyed at Port of Berdiansk, Ukraine Claims March 21 (Reuters) – Russia’s armed forces said on

March 21, 2022
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Russian Navy amphib
Defense

Ukraine Dismisses Russia’s Claim About Drifting Mines in Black Sea

March 21 (Reuters) – Russia’s main intelligence agency said several hundred mines had drifted into the Black Sea after breaking off from

March 21, 2022
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Sunday, March 20, 2022
Navy

Russian Navy Commander Killed In Ukrainian

LONDON, March 20 (Reuters) – A senior naval commander in Russia’s Black Sea Fleet has been killed in Ukraine, the governor of Sevastopol

March 20, 2022
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Friday, March 18, 2022
China-Shandong_aircraft_carrier_of_People's_Liberation_Army_Navy
Defense

Chinese Aircraft Carrier Sails Through Taiwan Strait Hours Before Biden-Xi Call

By Yimou Lee TAIPEI, March 18 (Reuters) – A Chinese aircraft carrier sailed through the sensitive Taiwan Strait on Friday, Taiwan’s

March 18, 2022
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Thursday, March 17, 2022
Russian Navy amphib
Navy

Russian Amphibious Sealift Ships Sail Towards Europe

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) Japan’s military said on Thursday that it had spotted four large Russian amphibious warfare ships sailing close to its islands

March 17, 2022
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Monday, March 14, 2022
USS Ronald Reagan
Navy

Ukraine War – Where Is The US Navy?

“Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong.” Ronald Reagan By Captain John Konrad 

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 8752

Navy

Blockade Of Ukraine – Did Turkey Put NATO Shipping At Risk?

When Volodymyr Zelenskyy asked Turkish President Erdogan to close off Russia’s access to the Black Sea he may have gotten more than he bargained for. By

March 14, 2022
Total Views: 11642

Saturday, March 12, 2022
NATO MARCOM
Navy

NATO Warns Ships Away From Russia’s Largest Port

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday NATO’s Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM) issued an urgent warning to ships operating in the Black Sea. The

March 12, 2022
Total Views: 9391

Friday, March 11, 2022
ship loads grain at the port of Odessa, Ukraine
Navy

Russia’s Naval Blockade May Starve Millions

In more peaceful years Ukraine’s agricultural exports find their way onto ships at the Port of Odessa but today, the nation’s biggest ports

March 11, 2022
Total Views: 5458

Thursday, March 10, 2022
Hawaii Fuel Depot Tanks WWII
Navy

Watch: Hawaii Naval Bunker Tank Closure And The Jones Act Explained

As gCaptain reported early this week, US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced that Hawaii’s Red Hill bunker storage depot, the world’s

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 3115

People's Liberation Army (PLA Navy) ship Yueyang
Navy

China Tests Freedom Of Navigation With Partial Sea Closure

by Yimou Lee (Reuters) China closed off a part of the South China Sea close to Vietnam this month in its hunt for a crashed aircraft, Taiwan’s

March 10, 2022
Total Views: 2739

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Defense

U.S. Navy Destroyer Sidelined Amid Court Battle with Unvaccinated Commanding Officer

The readiness status of a U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer is up the air as a legal battle between the Navy and the destroyer’s anti-vax Commanding

March 9, 2022
Total Views: 8181

Monday, March 7, 2022
red hill fuel tank
Navy

US Navy To Shutdown World’s Largest Underground Bunker Fuel Tanks

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Today US secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin announced the closure of the Red Hill fuel storage depot in Hawaii, which is the

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 199433

USCG

46 Year Old Icebreaker Breaks World Record

The US Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star reached a position of 78 degrees, 44 minutes, 1.32 seconds south latitude in February holding a distance of

March 7, 2022
Total Views: 12787

Sunday, March 6, 2022
Odessa Port Defense Look-ouy
Navy

The Maritime Blockade Of Ukraine Is Working

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In the early days of the war, the rapid intermodal supply of materials via roads, rail, and airports is important for winning

March 6, 2022
Total Views: 90079

Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group NATO
Navy

Here’s Why Navy Aircraft Carriers Can’t Help Ukraine

While most of the world is concerned with keeping Russian fighter jets out of NATO airspace, Russian warships have already incurred on NATO territorial waters.

March 6, 2022
Total Views: 66958

Navy

Australia To Fast-Track Nuclear Submarine Plans

By David Stringer (Bloomberg) Australia expects to soon announce more specifics of a plan to acquire nuclear-powered submarines under a security partnership

March 6, 2022
Total Views: 10690

Saturday, March 5, 2022
PLA Chinese Navy sailors
Navy

China Warns Shipping Of South China Sea Naval Drills

by Ben Blanchard (Reuters) China is carrying out more than a week of military drills in the South China Sea in an area between its southern province of Hainan

March 5, 2022
Total Views: 2537

Friday, March 4, 2022
Vice Admiral Jack Buono USMS
Defense

Popular US Merchant Marine Academy Admiral Jack Buono Resigns

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Yesterday Vice Admiral Jack Buono is resigning his position as Superintendent of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA), ending a

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 5207

Navy

US Navy Salvages Sunk Stealth Fighter Jet From South China Sea

The United States Navy has recovered a state-of-the-art F-35C Lightning that fell into the South China Sea after a landing mishap in January. The aircraft was

March 4, 2022
Total Views: 8914