Saturday, November 28, 2020
Tuesday, November 24, 2020
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...
Saturday, November 21, 2020
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
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...
Sunday, November 8, 2020
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...
Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Sunday, October 25, 2020
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...
Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Wednesday, October 14, 2020
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...
Thursday, October 8, 2020
Thursday, September 24, 2020
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...
Tuesday, September 15, 2020
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...
Tuesday, September 8, 2020
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...
Thursday, September 3, 2020
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...
Thursday, August 27, 2020
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...
Tuesday, August 18, 2020
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...
Friday, July 17, 2020
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....
Tuesday, July 14, 2020
Monday, July 13, 2020
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...
Sunday, July 12, 2020
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...
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