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Monday, February 26, 2024
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro addresses the audience during the I Marine Expeditionary Force change of command ceremony at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, Feb. 16, 2024. U.S. Marine Corps photo
Defense

U.S. Navy Secretary Looks to Asia to Revive Shipbuilding at Home

By Nick Wadhams (Bloomberg) — The US needs to revive domestic shipbuilding with increased funding from Congress and investment from overseas, Navy

16 hours ago
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Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Austal USA shipyard
Uncategorized

Austal USA Kicks Off Major Shipyard Expansion

Austal USA has kicked off plans to construct a new manufacturing facility, marking a significant expansion of its shipyard capacity in Mobile, Alabama in

February 6, 2024
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Friday, July 14, 2023
NASSCO Delivers Second New Oiler ‘Harvey Milk’ to the U.S. Navy
Defense

NASSCO Delivers Second New Oiler ‘Harvey Milk’ to the U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO has delivered the future USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the second ship in the U.S. Navy’s John Lewis-class fleet oiler program.

July 14, 2023
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Friday, June 30, 2023
Ingalls Shipbuilding Delivers First Flight III Destroyer to U.S. Navy
Shipbuilding

Ingalls Shipbuilding Delivers First Flight III Destroyer to U.S. Navy

The US Navy has received its first Flight III destroyer, the USS Jack H. Lucas (DDG 125), from Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding

June 30, 2023
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Monday, June 19, 2023
Austal USA to Build Fifth Navajo-Class Salvage Ship for the U.S. Navy
Shipbuilding

Austal USA to Build Fifth Navajo-Class Salvage Ship for the U.S. Navy

Austal USA has been awarded a fixed-price incentive contract option from the U.S. Navy worth US $71.7 million for the construction of a fifth Navajo-class

June 19, 2023
Total Views: 2485

Friday, May 26, 2023
Bollinger Launches Navajo-Class Salvage Ship for U.S. Navy
Shipbuilding

Bollinger Launches Navajo-Class Salvage Ship for U.S. Navy

Bollinger Shipyards has launched the lead ship in the U.S. Navy’s new Navajo-Class Towing, Salvage and Rescue Ships (T-ATS). The launch took place last

May 26, 2023
Total Views: 10246

Friday, May 19, 2023
Austal USA Secures U.S. Navy Contract for New Class of Ocean Surveillance Ships
Defense

Austal USA Secures U.S. Navy Contract for New Class of Ocean Surveillance Ships

Mobile, Alabama-based Austal USA has been awarded a significant contract worth up to $3.195 billion by the U.S. Navy. The contract involves the detail design

May 19, 2023
Total Views: 3572

Friday, January 20, 2023
Will The US Navy’s New Submarine Miss Its Deadline?
Navy

Will The US Navy’s New Submarine Miss Its Deadline?

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Officials overseeing development of the US Navy’s next-generation submarine to carry nuclear missiles don’t have the

January 20, 2023
Total Views: 8388

Friday, November 25, 2022
Book Review: Heavy Metal, The Inside Story Of US Navy Shipbuilders
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: 8847

Sunday, October 23, 2022
Representative Elaine Luria Shipyard
Navy

Top US Shipbuilding Advocate Faces Difficult Election

Representative Elaine Luria (D-VA), a veteran US Navy ship driver who is one of the nation’s strongest advocates for US shipbuilding, is facing stiff

October 23, 2022
Total Views: 2575

Friday, July 29, 2022
U.S. Navy Takes Delivery of Lead Ship in New Class of Fleet Oilers
Defense

U.S. Navy Takes Delivery of Lead Ship in New Class of Fleet Oilers

The U.S. Navy has taken delivery of the USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), the first ship in a new class of fleet replenishment oilers. The new John Lewis-class T-AOs

July 29, 2022
Total Views: 11228

Tuesday, July 26, 2022
ghost fleet overlord ship
Defense

U.S. Navy Seeks to Boost Fleet of Large Unmanned Ships

By Mike Stone WASHINGTON, July 26 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy sees its future fleet comprised of more than 350 manned ships and about 150 unmanned

July 26, 2022
Total Views: 6949

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
Navy Risks Blowback in Bid to Scrap $5 Billion of Troubled Ships
Defense

Navy Risks Blowback in Bid to Scrap $5 Billion of Troubled Ships

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) –The US Navy wants to scrap nine of 16 Littoral Combat Ships built by Lockheed Martin Corp. well short of their projected

May 11, 2022
Total Views: 13386

Tuesday, May 10, 2022
uss ford huntington ingalls shipyard island heavy lift
Defense

20 Years of Naval Trends Guarantee a FY2023 Shipbuilding Plan Failure

“About 300 ships, achieved in FY2018, will provide a force capable of… assuring access in any theater of operations, even in the face of new

May 10, 2022
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Wednesday, April 20, 2022
U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Plan Skirts Decision on Trump’s 355-Ship Target for Now
Defense

U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Plan Skirts Decision on Trump’s 355-Ship Target for Now

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — The U.S. Navy’s new 30-year shipbuilding plan puts off a decision about whether to stick with the Trump

April 20, 2022
Total Views: 3329

Sunday, January 23, 2022
Old And New Super-carriers
Navy

GE Haggles With Shipyard Over Unpaid US Navy Supercarrier Bill

By Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) Four years after the U.S. Navy’s costliest warship was hobbled by a flaw in its propulsion system, prime contractor Huntington

January 23, 2022
Total Views: 124386

Monday, January 10, 2022
Bollinger Announces Latest Order from General Dynamics Electric Boat
Defense

Bollinger Announces Latest Order from General Dynamics Electric Boat

Lockport, Louisiana-based Bollinger Shipyards has announced its latest order from General Dynamics Electric Boat in support of the U.S. Navy’s new

January 10, 2022
Total Views: 5111

Tuesday, October 12, 2021
Former US Navy Engineer, Wife Face Judge in Submarine Espionage Case
Defense

Former US Navy Engineer, Wife Face Judge in Submarine Espionage Case

By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON, Oct 12 (Reuters) – A former U.S. Navy nuclear engineer and his wife on Tuesday faced their first court hearing on charges they

October 12, 2021
Total Views: 2615

Monday, March 1, 2021
Over 300 Lay-Offs Announced at Newport News Shipbuilding
Defense

Over 300 Lay-Offs Announced at Newport News Shipbuilding

More than 300 salaried employees at Newport News Shipbuilding in Virginia have been informed they will be laid off as the nation’s leading defense

March 1, 2021
Total Views: 13387

Thursday, October 8, 2020
Navy Names New Frigates the “Constellation Class”
Defense

Navy Names New Frigates the “Constellation Class”

U.S. Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite has selected “Constellation” as the name of the Navy’s newest class of frigates. The name was

October 8, 2020
Total Views: 845
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