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Thursday, August 24, 2023
US Navy Admirals and a naval color guard at A Ceremony in Washington. Photo by USN
Navy

Despite Sexual Assault Reforms, The US Navy Still Guards Secrets

by Megan Rose (ProPublica) As President Joe Biden announces major reforms to how the military prosecutes sexual assault, the U.S. Navy is still shrouding those

August 24, 2023
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Friday, August 18, 2023
A still image from a video, released by Russia's Defence Ministry, shows what it said to be Russian and Chinese navy ships jointly patrolling the Pacific Ocean and holding naval exercises in the East China Sea, in this image taken from footage released August 18, 2023.
Defense

No Clear Winner in U.S., China Contest in the Pacific

By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY, Aug 18 (Reuters) – The United States opened international aid offices in the Pacific Islands this week,

August 18, 2023
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Tuesday, August 15, 2023
The Freedom-variant littoral combat ship USS Sioux City (LCS 11), transits the Caribbean Sea, April 10, 2021. U.S. Navy Photo
Defense

U.S. Navy Decommissions 5-Year-Old Littoral Combat Ship USS Sioux City

The U.S. Navy decommissioned the littoral combat ship (LCS) USS Sioux City (LCS 11) on Monday after less than five years in service. The Freedom-variant LCS

August 15, 2023
Total Views: 53746

Thursday, August 3, 2023
Two U.S. Navy Sailors Arrested for Sharing Military Information with China
Defense

Two U.S. Navy Sailors Arrested for Sharing Military Information with China

Two U.S. Navy servicemembers have been arrested for transmitting sensitive military information to the People’s Republic of China (PRC), the U.S. Justice

August 3, 2023
Total Views: 3655

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
Brookings Institute Warns Of US Military’s Logistics Gap Vs China
MSC

Brookings Institute Warns Of US Military’s Logistics Gap Vs China

by John Konrad (gCaptain) Last week the Brookings Institute recently published a new report titled “America can’t afford to ignore the logistics

August 1, 2023
Total Views: 4098

Saturday, July 22, 2023
U.S. Ballistic Missile Submarine USS Kentucky is anchored at Busan Naval Base, in Busan, South Korea, July 19, 2023. WOOHAE CHO/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo
Defense

Rare Submarine Visit Reminds North Korea Of U.S. Nuclear Missiles Out Of Sight, In Range

By Josh Smith SEOUL, July 21 (Reuters) – When a U.S. ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) surfaced for a rare visit to South Korea this week it

July 22, 2023
Total Views: 29708

USS Canberra: US Commissions Navy Warship In Australia
Navy

USS Canberra: US Commissions Navy Warship In Australia

SYDNEY, July 22 (Reuters) – The United States commissioned a warship in Sydney, Australia, on Saturday, the first time a U.S.

July 22, 2023
Total Views: 3182

Friday, July 21, 2023
Biden Nominates Admiral Lisa Franchetti to Lead US Navy
Defense

Biden Nominates Admiral Lisa Franchetti to Lead US Navy

By Phil Stewart and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, July 21 (Reuters) – President Joe Biden on Friday nominated Admiral Lisa Franchetti to lead

July 21, 2023
Total Views: 6515

Chinese Shipyard
Navy

Deep Dive Into China’s Move To Build Shadow Fleet Tankers

by Captain John Konrad (gCaptain) Irene Ang at Tradewinds is reporting that Kurow Shipping, a mysterious tanker company with ties to the Shadow Fleet of

July 21, 2023
Total Views: 7036

Wednesday, July 19, 2023
Navigating The Information Fog Engulfing American Shipyards
Navy

Navigating The Information Fog Engulfing American Shipyards

The adage “what gets measured gets managed” rings hollow for American shipyards, as the U.S. Maritime Administration and Navy fall short of

July 19, 2023
Total Views: 10051

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
STRAIT OF HORMUZ (May 3, 2023) A screenshot of a video showing fast-attack craft from Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Navy swarming Panama-flagged oil tanker Niovi as it transits the Strait of Hormuz, May 3, 2023. U.S. Navy Photo
Shipping

U.S. Sends Additional Destroyer, Fighter Jets to Protect Shipping in Strait of Hormuz

The United States has announced plans to increase its presence in the Strait of Hormuz in response to attacks and seizures of commercial ships carried out by

July 18, 2023
Total Views: 4515

Friday, July 14, 2023
NASSCO Delivers Second New Oiler ‘Harvey Milk’ to the U.S. Navy
Defense

NASSCO Delivers Second New Oiler ‘Harvey Milk’ to the U.S. Navy

General Dynamics NASSCO has delivered the future USNS Harvey Milk (T-AO 206), the second ship in the U.S. Navy’s John Lewis-class fleet oiler program.

July 14, 2023
Total Views: 2279

Thursday, July 13, 2023
Philly Shipyard Wins Contract for Hospital Ship Design Study
Shipping

Philly Shipyard Wins Contract for Hospital Ship Design Study

Philly Shipyard, Inc. has announced the contract award to conduct a six-month feasibility study of the U.S. Navy’s new T-AH(X) hospital ship. The T-AH(X)

July 13, 2023
Total Views: 3640

Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Nearly 40% of US Attack Submarines Are Out of Commission for Repairs
Defense

Nearly 40% of US Attack Submarines Are Out of Commission for Repairs

(Bloomberg) — Delays at naval shipyards mean that nearly 40% of US attack submarines are out of commission for repairs, about double the rate the Navy

July 11, 2023
Total Views: 9740

Daewoo Investor Eyes Purchase Of US Navy Shipbuilder
Navy

Daewoo Investor Eyes Purchase Of US Navy Shipbuilder

by John Konrad (gCaptain) South Korean conglomerate Hanwha, valued at $42 billion, is considering a strategic acquisition of Austal, a pivotal player in the

July 11, 2023
Total Views: 31883

Monday, July 10, 2023
A still image obtained from a handout video which captured M/T Richmond Voyager being approached by an Iranian naval vessel during an attempt to unlawfully seize the commercial tanker, according to U.S. Navy, in the Gulf of Oman, provided by U.S. Navy on July 5, 2023.
Shipping

Iran Accuses U.S. Navy of Defending Fuel Smuggling in Gulf Incident

DUBAI, July 10 (Reuters) – An Iranian Revolutionary Guards Commander accused the U.S. Navy on Monday of defending fuel smuggling in

July 10, 2023
Total Views: 3188

Sunday, July 9, 2023
Ohio-class U.S. nuclear-powered submarine USS Michigan (SSGN 727) arrives at a port in Busan, South Korea, June 16, 2023. Yonhap via REUTERS
Defense

North Korea Denounces US Move To Bring Ballistic Missile Submarine To Peninsula

By Jack Kim SEOUL, July 10 (Reuters) – North Korea denounced on Monday what it called a move by the United States to introduce a nuclear

July 9, 2023
Total Views: 39970

Saturday, July 8, 2023
Damage sustained by M/T Richmond Voyager after personnel from an Iranian naval vessel fired multiple long bursts of rounds from small arms and crew-served weapons during an attempt to unlawfully seize the commercial tanker, according to U.S. Navy, is seen, in the Gulf of Oman, in this handout photo provided by U.S. Navy on July 5, 2023. U.S. Naval Forces Central Command/U.S. 5th Fleet/Handout via REUTERS
Shipping

Tanker Not Involved In Collision In Gulf, Oil Major Says

LONDON, July 7 (Reuters) – The Bahamas-flagged Richmond Voyager was not involved in any collision in the Gulf, its manager, U.S. oil major

July 8, 2023
Total Views: 3977

Thursday, July 6, 2023
A still image obtained from a handout video which captured M/T Richmond Voyager being approached by an Iranian naval vessel during an attempt to unlawfully seize the commercial tanker, according to U.S. Navy, in the Gulf of Oman, provided by U.S. Navy on July 5, 2023.
Shipping

Iran Seizes Merchant Tanker in Gulf, U.S. Navy Says

LONDON, July 6 (Reuters) – Iran’s Revolutionary Guards “forcibly seized” a commercial ship in international waters in

July 6, 2023
Total Views: 7250

A still image obtained from a handout video which captured M/T Richmond Voyager being approached by an Iranian naval vessel during an attempt to unlawfully seize the commercial tanker, according to U.S. Navy, in the Gulf of Oman, provided by U.S. Navy on July 5, 2023.
Shipping

Iran Says it Had Court Order to Seize Chevron Tanker After Collision

DUBAI, July 6 (Reuters) – Iran said on Thursday it had a court order to seize a tanker in Gulf waters a day earlier after it collided with an

July 6, 2023
Total Views: 18866
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