Saturday, November 28, 2020
Defense

USS Nimitz Deploys to Gulf

DUBAI, Nov 28 (Reuters) – U.S. aircraft carrier USS Nimitz was deployed to the Gulf this week, days before the killing of Iran’s top nuclear scientist, although the U.S.Navy said on...

November 28, 2020
Total Views: 11280

Tuesday, November 24, 2020
Defense

Russia and U.S. Warships Clash in Row Over Waters in Sea of Japan

MOSCOW, Nov 24 (Reuters) – Russia said on Tuesday one of its warships caught and chased off a U.S. destroyer operating illegally in its territorial waters in the Sea of...

November 24, 2020
Total Views: 6915

Saturday, November 21, 2020
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Interesting

US Navy Thanks Merchant Mariners On YouTube

Just days after Veterans day the US Navy released this video via YouTube and all its social media channels thanking US Merchant Mariners for their service to the nation. RELATED...

November 21, 2020
Total Views: 12457

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Defense

Midshipman Sydney Barber Breaks Barriers at United States Naval Academy

For the first time in the 175-year history of the United States Naval Academy, an African American woman has been chosen to the lead midshipmen as brigade commander. Midshipman 1st...

November 11, 2020
Total Views: 411

Sunday, November 8, 2020
Defense

Top House Democrat Calls US Navy Budget ‘Recipe For A Very Dangerous Cold War’

by Phil Stewart (Reuters) – After winning support from scores of prominent Republicans during his campaign, Joe Biden will take office with the possibility of unprecedented bipartisan backing on national...

November 8, 2020
Total Views: 606

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
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Defense

Taiwan Is Loading Up On Boeing Anti-Ship Missiles

by Mike Stone (Reuters) – The U.S. State Department has approved the potential sale of 100 Boeing-made Harpoon (anti-ship) Coastal Defense Systems to Taiwan in a deal that has a...

October 27, 2020
Total Views: 153

Sunday, October 25, 2020
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Defense

Japan’s Sea Missile Defense System Faces Mounting Costs

by Tim Kelly (Reuters) – Basing Japan’s missile defense systems at sea may cost at least twice as much to complete as its now-abandoned plans for Aegis Ashore ground-based sites...

October 25, 2020
Total Views: 19

Tuesday, October 20, 2020
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Defense

What Is The Malabar Ocean Exercise?

By Alasdair Pal (Reuters) – Australia will join three-way naval exercises involving the United States, Japan and India, in a move that could provoke concern from China, which has criticized similar...

October 20, 2020
Total Views: 27

Wednesday, October 14, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Unveils Plans for New National Museum in Washington

The U.S. Navy announced today plans to bring new museum to the U.S. Capital. The announcement was made Tuesday by the Secretary of the Navy Kenneth J. Braithwaite at the...

October 14, 2020
Total Views: 27

Thursday, October 8, 2020
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 announced by Braithwaite this week while aboard the museum...

October 8, 2020
Total Views: 46

Thursday, September 24, 2020
Defense

USS Kidd Arrives in Washington Flying a Pirate Flag. Here’s Why It’s Authorized to Actually Do That

The arrival of the U.S. Navy’s guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd at its homeport in Everett, Washington this week drew quite a bit of attention online, but it wasn’t because of...

September 24, 2020
Total Views: 172

Tuesday, September 15, 2020
Defense

U.S. Defense Department Awards Long-Range Unmanned Vessel Contracts

The U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, aka DARPA, has awarded contracts to private sector companies as part of a project to demonstrate the use of long-range unmanned surface vessels...

September 15, 2020
Total Views: 67

Tuesday, September 8, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Awards Contracts to Study Large Unmanned Surface Vessels

The U.S. Navy has awarded contracts to study adding large unmanned vessels to its fleet. The firm-fixed price contracts, totaling nearly $42 million, were awarded to six companies including Huntington...

September 8, 2020
Total Views: 17

Thursday, September 3, 2020
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Accidents

NTSB Says Navy Bridge Team Failure Caused USS Fitzgerald Collision

The U.S. National Transportation Safety Board has issued four safety recommendations in its 34-page final report from the agency’s years-long investigation into the 2017 collision between the guided missile destroyer...

September 3, 2020
Total Views: 76

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Defense

U.S. Navy Sailor Under Investigation for Arson in Bonhomme Richard Fire, Official Says

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – A United States Navy sailor is under investigation for possible arson aboard a warship that caught fire last month and injured dozens of people, a...

August 27, 2020
Total Views: 361

Tuesday, August 18, 2020
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Defense

COVID-19: Maritime Tech Startups Provide First Response In Global Pandemic Efforts

In recent months organizations like the Royal Navy, maritime heavyweights like IGP&I, the  US Department of Transportation’s Volpe Center, among others, have been partnering with startups and groundbreaking new companies like...

August 18, 2020
Total Views: 10

Friday, July 17, 2020
Defense

U.S. Aircraft Carriers Return to South China Sea Amid Rising Tensions

By James Pearson HANOI, July 17 (Reuters) – For the second time in two weeks, the United States has deployed two aircraft carriers to the South China Sea, the U.S....

July 17, 2020
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Defense

Fire Continues to Burn on USS Bonhomme Richard

The fire on board the U.S. Navy’s USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) continued to burn for a third straight day on Tuesday as firefighters battled to get the blaze under...

July 14, 2020
Total Views: 13

Monday, July 13, 2020
Defense

Fire Fighters Battle Stubborn Fire Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego

By Bing Guan SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Flames raged for hours on Sunday aboard a U.S. warship docked at Naval Base San Diego, sending 21 people to the hospital with...

July 13, 2020
Total Views: 57

Sunday, July 12, 2020
Defense

Several Injured as U.S. Navy Ship Catches Fire in San Diego

By Gabriella Borter July 12 (Reuters) – A three-alarm fire erupted on Sunday aboard a U.S. warship docked at Naval Base San Diego, prompting an evacuation of the vessel and...

July 12, 2020
Total Views: 16