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Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro visits Hanwha Ocean shipyard in Geoje, Republic of Korea, Feb. 27, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo

Navy Secretary Del Toro Pursuing Korean Investment to Help Revitalize American Shipbuilding

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro met with top shipbuilding executives in Korea this week, visiting two of the world’s largest and most

February 28, 2024
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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

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

February 26, 2024
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Saturday, February 3, 2024
Adm. James Stavridis

Stavridis Says Cyber And Military Escalation Against Iran Could Last Weeks

In an insightful interview yesterday with Lester Holt of NBC, retired Admiral James Stavridis, the former Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, provided

February 3, 2024
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Monday, January 29, 2024
ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 13, 2018) An MH-60R Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to the "Easyriders" of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron (HSM) 37 delivers cargo to the expeditionary mobile base USS Lewis B. Puller (T-ESB 3) during a vertical replenishment, Jan. 13, 2018. U.S. Navy Photo

Houthis Claim Missile Attack Targeting U.S. Navy Sea Base USS Lewis B. Puller

Houthi officials claim to have launched a missile attack targeting the U.S. Navy’s afloat expeditionary sea base, USS Lewis B. Puller (ESB 3). However,

January 29, 2024
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Sunday, January 28, 2024
Modern Loose Lips Sink Ships poster

Loose Lips Do Not Sink Ships, Public Apathy Does

By Captain John Konrad (gCaptain OpEd) Last week, two US-flagged ships manned by US Merchant Mariners were targeted by Houthis and forced to turn around. This

January 28, 2024
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Tuesday, January 23, 2024
USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN 69) conducts flight operations in response to increased Iranian-backed Houthi malign behavior in the Red Sea, Jan. 22, 2024. U.S. Navy Photo

Latest Strikes on Yemen’s Houthis Destroyed Intended Targets, UK Says

By Phil Stewart and Idrees Ali WASHINGTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) – U.S. and British forces carried out a new round of strikes on Monday in Yemen, targeting

January 23, 2024
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Sunday, January 21, 2024
A dhow carrying Iranian weapons to Houthi forces in Yemen

US Navy Says Two Missing SEALs Died In Raid On Iran Ship

By Dan Whitcomb Jan 21 (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy SEALs who went missing in the Gulf of Aden earlier this month during a raid on an Iranian ship have

January 21, 2024
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Monday, January 15, 2024
Naval diplomacy in London

Beyond G7 Gunboats: The Case for Naval Diplomacy to Secure the Red Sea

Both the G7 and the US-led military coalition have been unsuccessful in protecting trade in the Red Sea, Black Sea and other maritime regions. Is there a more

January 15, 2024
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Chinese President Xi Jinping delivers a speech as he reviews a military display of Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy in the South China Sea

Xi Steers Chinese Navy Away From Red Sea Risk

(Bloomberg) As the US and UK launch airstrikes to stop Iran-backed Houthi rebels from attacking ships in the Red Sea, China again finds itself happily sitting

January 15, 2024
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Saturday, January 13, 2024
US Navy CNOs Gilday and Franchetti in Dress Uniform

A Navy In Crisis: It’s Time For The Conference Of Admirals

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain OpEd) Today, the US Navy is experiencing two contrasting situations. On one hand, the USS Carney and other warships continue

January 13, 2024
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Biden Pushed Operation Prosperity Guardian Despite Strong Objections

Biden Pushed Operation Prosperity Guardian Despite Strong Objections

By Peter Martin (Bloomberg) President Joe Biden was vacationing in St. Croix on the morning of Jan. 1 when he convened a meeting of his national security

January 13, 2024
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Friday, January 12, 2024
President Biden saluting US Navy officers

Biden Strikes Deep Into Yemen To Protect Shipping

By Peter Martin (Bloomberg) President Joe Biden faces the biggest test yet of his ability to avert a wider war in the Middle East following US-led air strikes

January 12, 2024
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Thursday, January 11, 2024
M/T Empire State, the first ship scheduled to defuel the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility, approaches Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam Oct. 11, 2023, off the coast of Oahu, Hawaii. US DoD photo

Navy Moves Hawaii Fuel Storage To Philippines

by Karen Lema (Reuters) – The U.S. embassy in Manila confirmed on Thursday that the U.S. delivered fuel from one of its (likely Red Hill) naval

January 11, 2024
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Photo of French and American flags flying aboard a warship

French Navy To Prioritize French Interests In Red Sea

by John Irish (Reuters) – French naval forces are accompanying ships with French interests through the Red Sea region, the country’s

January 11, 2024
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Wednesday, January 10, 2024
US Merchant Marine Sailors Were Target Of Houthi Attack

US Merchant Marine Sailors Were Target Of Houthi Attack

BREAKING Houthi military spokesperson Yahya Saree said the Iranian-backed militants fired a large number of ballistic and naval missiles and drones at a

January 10, 2024
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Photo of VLS missile launch from a UK Royal Navy destroyer

Greyhound Day: World War II Combat Tactics Return To The Red Sea

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) When it comes to Army combat, few commands harden a soldier like “fix bayonets”. However, in merchant convoy

January 10, 2024
Total Views: 15228

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
China spy Wenheng Zhao seen in US Navy photo

Lenient 27-Month Jail Term for US Navy Sailor in China Espionage Case

A U.S. Navy sailor was sentenced to only 27 months in jail on Monday for accepting bribes from a Chinese intelligence officer in exchange for photos

January 9, 2024
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Monday, January 8, 2024
US Navy photo of Blinken in Djibouti walking with soldiers and sailors

Blinken Warns Houthis of Consequences for Red Sea Attacks

By Iain Marlow (Bloomberg) US Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Houthi militants in Yemen must know they’ll face “consequences” for continued

January 8, 2024
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Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition

Allied Warships Trickle Into Red Sea Coalition

by John Konrad (gCaptain) In the Red Sea, Operation Prosperity Guardian (OPG) is witnessing a gradual increase in naval strength. Led by the United States, OPG

January 8, 2024
Total Views: 50553

smoke pollution coming from a container ship

Houthi Bribe Allegations Rock Shipping Market

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Shares of the Israeli shipping company Zim plunged over 17 percent in premarket trading today following reports that their Chinese

January 8, 2024
Total Views: 8428


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