US Warships Struggle To Stay At Sea As China’s Fleet Grows
By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) US Navy warships have seen fewer days at sea since 2011 because vessels are breaking down more frequently than expected and taking longer to repair, even as...
(Bloomberg)–Russia will relocate planned naval exercises to outside of Ireland’s exclusive economic zone, according to its ambassador in Dublin, Yuriy Filatov, in a what he described as a gesture of goodwill toward the Irish government and local fishermen.
Russia’s navy was set to run drills off the southwest Irish coast from Feb. 3 to Feb. 8. Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney said this week the exercises weren’t welcome, and the fishing industry raised concern about potential damage.
Coveney commented on Twitter that Russia’s response was “welcome.”
With assistance from John Harney, Nancy Cook, Carla Canivete, John Follain, Alessandro Speciale, Brendan Murray, Gregory L. White, Anna Shiryaevskaya, Mark Burton, Grant Smith, Ania Nussbaum and Peter Flanagan.
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