Tuesday, October 9, 2012

Romney Lays Out His Plans For The U.S. Navy

By Julian E. Barnes After a campaign that has been largely free of debate over military policy, Republican candidate Mitt Romney this week laid out a few new details of what he...

October 9, 2012
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Friday, August 31, 2012
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How U.S. Naval Power Grew to Meet Mercantile Ambitions

– By Alasdair Roberts (Bloomberg) — In the early years of the American republic, Sackets Harbor in upstate New York was one of the U.S. Navy’s most important ports, guarding access...

August 31, 2012
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Thursday, August 23, 2012

U.S. Navy Appoints Board to Tackle LCS Issues

The U.S. Navy on Wednesday announced that it has established a board of vice admirals tasked with tackling issues that have arisen from the often contested LCS Program. The board,...

August 23, 2012
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Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Huntington Ingalls 2nd Quarter Profit Up 25% As Margins Improve

Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc.’s (HII) second-quarter earnings rose 25% as the military shipbuilder reported stronger revenue and margins. The largest military shipbuilder in the U.S., like many other defense firms,...

August 8, 2012
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Wednesday, July 25, 2012

U.S. Navy Lowballing Shipbuilding Costs [REPORT]

The U.S. Navy is underestimating the cost of its proposed 30-year shipbuilding program by 19 percent, the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office said in a report. The Navy’s plan, submitted to...

July 25, 2012
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