Friday, October 15, 2021

U.S. Navy Disputes Claim that Russia Chased a Destroyer Away From Its Waters

MOSCOW, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Russia said one of its military vessels chased away a U.S. naval destroyer that attempted to violate Russian territorial waters during Russian-Chinese naval drills in...

5 hours ago
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Tuesday, October 12, 2021

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 attempted to sell secrets about...

October 12, 2021
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Thursday, October 7, 2021

US Navy Fast-Attack Sub Hits Underwater ‘Object’ in South China Sea

WASHINGTON, Oct 7 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy submarine hit an “object” while submerged in the Asia-pacific region, but the incident did not result in any life-threatening injuries, the United States military...

October 7, 2021
Total Views: 6944

Sunday, September 26, 2021

‘I Had The US Navy By The B*lls’ Says Fat Leonard In New Podcast Series

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Fat Leonard is the worst scandal to hit the US Navy since Tailhook in 1991, but – despite 33 federal indictments, 22 guilty pleas and tens of millions...

September 26, 2021
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Wednesday, September 22, 2021
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US Navy Launches Joint Station Beirut

The US Navy’s fast transport ship USNS Choctaw County arrived in the port of Beirut on Monday to participate in the US Navy’s first joint Central Partnership Station (CPS) mission...

September 22, 2021
Total Views: 2933

Thursday, September 16, 2021
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Australia Gets Top US Navy Nuclear Secrets

Australia will be only the second country after Britain in 1958 to be given access to U.S. Navy's top secret information for building nuclear-powered submarines.

September 16, 2021
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Tuesday, September 14, 2021
Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard

US Navy Awards $500m To Upgrade Pearl Harbor & Puget Sound Shipyards

The US Navy awarded a $500-million contract for structural projects at Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Hawaii and Puget Sound Naval Shipyard in Washington state

September 14, 2021
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Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Turbo Activation: Ready, Set…SEALIFT!

By Salvatore R. Mercogliano, Ph.D. – Two years ago, the United States Transportation Command, in conjunction with the Navy’s Military Sealift Command (MSC) and the Department of Transportation’s Maritime Administration (MARAD)...

September 7, 2021
Total Views: 5346

Wednesday, September 1, 2021
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US Strengthens Ties With Israeli Navy

US Navy and Israeli Navy have strengthened ties by conducting combined maritime security patrols in the Red Sea. Four Israeli and U.S. Navy ships sailed together in the Gulf of...

September 1, 2021
Total Views: 996

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Vice President Harris Offers Vietnam Support to Counter Beijing in South China Sea

By Nandita Bose HANOI, Aug 25 (Reuters) – U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris met Vietnam’s top leaders on Wednesday, offering support in several key areas including the enhancement of its...

August 25, 2021
Total Views: 1426

Monday, August 23, 2021

Pentagon Set to Make Pfizer Vaccine Mandatory After FDA Approval

WASHINGTON, Aug 23 (Reuters) – The Pentagon is preparing to issue updated guidance to require all U.S. service personnel to be vaccinated after Monday’s approval of the Pfizer Inc /BioNTech...

August 23, 2021
Total Views: 1342

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Navy Sinks Ex-USS Ingraham During Live-Fire Exercise Off Hawaii

The U.S. Navy held its latest sinking exercise (SINKEX) this week off the coast of Hawaii. The exercise took place August 15 using the decommissioned guided-missile frigate ex-USS Ingraham as...

August 19, 2021
Total Views: 5998

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
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Will Drones And Warships Be Enough To Tackle The World’s Latest Piracy Hotspot?

By Libby George (Reuters) Helicopters hover above a patrol vessel in Nigeria’s frenetic Apapa port as attack boats zoom past. On the dock, drones emblazoned with the Nigerian flag sit...

August 17, 2021
Total Views: 2947

Monday, August 16, 2021
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US Seabase Completes Anti-Piracy Trials Off Nigeria

While most of the Pentagon is focused on evacuating Afghanistan, the US Navy’s Expeditionary Sea-Base USS Hershel “Woody” Williams – the first US ship permanently assigned to West Africa –...

August 16, 2021
Total Views: 2792

Friday, August 13, 2021
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US Navy ‘SWO Bill’ May Bring STCW To Warships

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Today, Congressmen Rob Wittman and Mike Gallagher introduced the Surface Warfare Officer Leadership Enhancement (SWOLE) Act that will change how navy ship drivers are trained....

August 13, 2021
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Monday, August 9, 2021

U.S. Navy’s New Supercarrier Completes Explosive Shock Trials

The USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) completed its third and final round of blasts as part of its Full Ship Shock Trials off the coast of Jacksonville, Florida, on...

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 3753

USS Hershel ‘Woody’ Williams

Navy Sea Base Arrives In Nigeria For Anti-Piracy Push

By Tope Alake (Bloomberg) USS Hershel “Woody” Williams, the first ship permanently assigned to Africa, arrived in Nigeria’s commercial capital city of Lagos on Saturday as part of the U.S....

August 9, 2021
Total Views: 21185

Friday, July 30, 2021

Navy Sailor Charged for Starting Fire on USS Bonhomme Richard

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, July 29 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy sailor was charged on Thursday with starting a fire last year that burned for four days on the...

July 30, 2021
Total Views: 9760

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Dear Admiral Kitchener: San Diego Urgently Needs A Fireboat

It has been well over 200 years since the first fireboat proved her effectiveness, but when one of the US Navy's largest ships caught fire in the Navy's most important port last year, there wasn't a single fireboat available to help.

July 27, 2021
Total Views: 4302

Monday, July 26, 2021

USS Gerald R. Ford Completes Latest Round of Explosive Shock Trials

The U.S. Navy’s newest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) has passed the second of three scheduled “shock trials”. The latest Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST) test took...

July 26, 2021
Total Views: 3484