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Tuesday, November 21, 2023
FILE PHOTO: A China Coast Guard ship is seen from a Philippine fishing boat at the disputed Scarborough Shoal April 6, 2017. Picture taken April 6, 2017. REUTERS/Erik De Castro/File Photo
Shipping

Philippines, U.S. Launch Joint Patrols Near Taiwan

By Mikhail Flores and Karen Lema MANILA, Nov 21 (Reuters) – The militaries of the Philippines and the United States launched joint patrols on

November 21, 2023
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Sunday, November 19, 2023
Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III and Deputy Secretary of Defense Dr. Kathleen H. Hicks meet with CEOs
Defense

Pentagon Grapples With Trillions In Liabilities Amid Rising Chinese Military Power

By Roxana Tiron (BGOV) and Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) The US Defense Department failed for the sixth consecutive year to score a clean financial audit, a goal

November 19, 2023
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Friday, November 17, 2023
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro aboard ship
Defense

Navy Secretary Del Toro Launches Government Shipbuilders Council

Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro held the inaugural meeting of the Government Shipbuilders Council (GSC) at the Coast Guard Yard in Baltimore on Thursday.

November 17, 2023
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Thursday, November 16, 2023
USS Thomas Hudner (DDG-116) steamed in the U.S. Fifth Fleet area of operations in the Arabian Sea to ensure maritime stability and security in the region, 24 April 2021. U.S. Navy photo
Defense

US Navy Destroyer Defends Itself Against Drone in Red Sea

A U.S. Navy warship successfully shot down a drone that was launched towards it from Yemen, according to the U.S. Central Command. The incident occurred on

November 16, 2023
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Monday, November 13, 2023
Photo of the Surface Ship Support Barge (SSSB). Photo courtesy APTIM
Defense

End of an Era: Navy’s Historic Nuclear Support Barge Decommissioned After 50 Years

In a significant milestone, the decommissioning of the Navy’s radiologically impacted Surface Ship Support Barge (SSSB) has been completed at the

November 13, 2023
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Friday, November 3, 2023
Ships from the Gerald R. Ford and Dwight D. Eisenhower Carrier Strike Groups (CSG) sail in formation in the Mediterranean Sea
Defense

Photos: U.S. Naval Power on Display in Mediterranean Sea

Today’s photos are brought to you from the Eastern Mediterranean Sea where ships from the U.S. Navy’s Gerald R. Ford and Dwight D. Eisenhower

November 3, 2023
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Thursday, November 2, 2023
Adm. Lisa Franchetti, Vice Chief of Naval Operations, addresses Sailors questions at an all hands call during a scheduled visit to Naval Station Mayport, Oct. 11, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

Admiral Lisa Franchetti Confirmed to Navy’s Top Ranking Position

The Senate confirmed Adm. Lisa Franchetti as the 33rd Chief of Naval Operations, the Navy’s high ranking position, on Thursday. This historic appointment

November 2, 2023
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Friday, October 20, 2023
Navy officer looking through binoculars out to into the Baltic
Navy

Latvia Asks If NATO Halt Russian Baltic Shipping

By Aaron Eglitis (Bloomberg) NATO should consider a halt to Russian shipping in the Baltic Sea if evidence emerges that the Kremlin is behind the damage to a

October 20, 2023
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Thursday, October 19, 2023
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) transits the Mediterranean Sea Oct. 23, 2018. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

US Navy Destroyer Intercepts Missiles and Drones Off Yemen

By Idrees Ali and Costas Pitas Oct 19 (Reuters) – A U.S. Navy warship on Thursday intercepted three cruise missiles and several drones launched by the

October 19, 2023
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Wednesday, October 18, 2023
The Amphibious assault ship USS Bataan (LHD 5), with the embarked (26th MEU SOC) Marine Expeditionary Unit, and dock landing ship USS Carter Hall (LSD 50) transit in formation through the Red Sea, Aug. 8, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Sends 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit, Navy Ships to Israel

In a move to bolster deterrence in the Middle East region and ensure Israel’s security, Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III has taken further steps

October 18, 2023
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Monday, October 16, 2023
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
Defense

DoD Kicks Off Red Hill Defueling Ahead of Schedule

The U.S. Department of Defense has officially started defueling operations at the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Storage Facility (RHBFSF), it’s largest fuel storage

October 16, 2023
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Sunday, October 15, 2023
The world’s largest aircraft carrier USS Gerald R. Ford arrives at Mediterranean Sea. Handout via REUTERS
Navy

US Aircraft Carriers – What They Bring To The Middle East

WASHINGTON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – The Pentagon has deployed two aircraft carriers — and their supporting ships — to the eastern Mediterranean

October 15, 2023
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Tuesday, October 10, 2023
Ford Class Aircraft Carrier underway to Israel
Navy

How Can An Aircraft Carrier Help Israel?

by James Stavridis (Bloomberg Opinion) As Israel strikes at hundreds of Hamas targets in the tight confines of the Gaza strip, a brand-new nuclear powered

October 10, 2023
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Sunday, October 8, 2023
Ford Aircraft Carrier
Navy

U.S. Navy Dispatches Its Latest, Cutting-Edge Aircraft Carrier To Israel

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced today that the U.S. Navy is dispatching the USS Gerald R. Ford Carrier Strike Group to

October 8, 2023
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Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro today called for a “new maritime statecraft” to prevail in an era of intense strategic competition, during remarks at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Sept. 26. During his speech, Secretary Del Toro stated that maritime statecraft, in a broad sense, encompasses not only naval diplomacy, but a national, whole-of-government effort to build comprehensive U.S. and allied maritime power, both commercial and naval.
Defense

Navy Secretary Del Toro Calls for New ‘Maritime Statecraft’ Strategy

During a speech this week at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro called for a “new maritime

September 27, 2023
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Monday, September 25, 2023
Maersk Tanker Underway
Defense

Maersk Backs Away From US Military Contracts

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) In a world where the Pacific is becoming a cauldron of geopolitical tensions and Russia’s actions in Ukraine highlight the

September 25, 2023
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Thursday, September 21, 2023
FILE PHOTO: The guided-missile submarine USS Florida (SSGN 728) transits the Suez Canal in Egypt, en route the Middle East in support of the Bahrain-based U.S. Fifth Fleet, in this photo taken on April 7, 2023 and released by U.S.Navy Central Command on April 8, 2023. Elliot Schaudt/U.S Navy Central Command/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo
News

U.S. Revives Cold War Submarine Spy Program to Counter China

Sept 21 (Reuters) – On a windswept island 50 miles north of Seattle sits a U.S. Navy monitoring station. For years, it was kept busy

September 21, 2023
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Saturday, September 9, 2023
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Ralph Johnson (DDG 114) and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Princeton (CG 59). U.S. Navy File Photo
Defense

US, Canadian Warships Transit Taiwan Strait In Latest Joint Mission

TAIPEI, Sept 9 (Reuters) – A U.S. and a Canadian warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Saturday, the U.S. Navy said, marking the second such

September 9, 2023
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Thursday, September 7, 2023
two US Navy littoral combat ships underway at sea
Navy

A Deep Dive Into US Navy’s Epic Shipbuilding Failure

by Joaquin Sapien (ProPublica) In July 2016, warships from more than two dozen nations gathered off the coasts of Hawaii and Southern California to join the

September 7, 2023
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Monday, September 4, 2023
How The Defense Transportation System Works
Evergreen

How Does The Pentagon’s Massive Global Transportation System Work?

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Contrary to popular belief, Maersk is not the world’s largest shipping company, nor is Delta the world’s largest airline.

September 4, 2023
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