USS Independence (LCS 2) shows its maneuverability while underway in the Pacific Ocean on April 23, 2014. US Navy Photo
The following is the June 25, 2014 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) Program: Background and Issues for Congress.
An image of guided missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG-62) following a collision with a BGM-74 target drone on Saturday. The impact area is circled. NBC 7 San Diego Image/U.S. Naval Institute photo illustration
The following is the March 28, 2014 report from the commander’s investigation into the Nov. 16 strike of a Northrop Grumman BQM-74 target drone into the side USS Chancellorsville (CG-62). Read More
USS Hopper (DDG 70) launches a standard missile (SM) 3 Blk IA in 2009. US Navy Photo
The following is the June 20, 2014 report from the Congressional Research Service, Navy Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Program. Read More
The following is a Government Accountability Office report on African Piracy released on June 19, 2014. The report concludes, “U.S. agencies have not systematically assessed the costs and benefits of their counterpiracy efforts.”
Cheng Kung class frigates based on U.S. designs.
The following is the Congressional Research Service June 13, 2014 report, Taiwan: Major U.S. Arms Sales Since 1990.
Coast Guard Cutter Waesche is moored to the Coast Guard Base Kodiak fuel pier on a foggy morning in Kodiak, Alaska, on Aug. 19, 2013. US Coast Guard Photo
The following is a Government Accountability Office report on U.S. Coast Guard acquisitions released on June 18, 2014. Read More
The stage from the 14th Western Pacific Naval Symposium (WPNS) in Qingdao, China
The following is the April, 2014 version of the multi-national Conduct for Unplanned Encounters at Sea (CUES) signed by 21 Pacific nations at the 14th Western Pacific Naval Symposium in Qingdao, China. CUES is a series of non-binding rules-of-the-road to prevent an escalation of tensions between different militaries at sea.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announces the name of USNS Cesar Chavez (T-AKE-14). US Navy Photo
The following is the June 5, 2014 report from the Congressional Research Service, Navy Ship Names: Background for Congress. Read More
People’s Liberation Army special forces in June 2013. Xinhua Photo
The following is the Pentagon’s annual report to Congress, Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2014. The report was released on June 5, 2014. Read More
USNS Yukon (T-AO-202) on Nov. 7, 2013. US Navy Photo
The following is the May 21, 2014 report from the Congressional Research Service, Navy TAO(X) Oiler Shipbuilding Program:
Background and Issues for Congress Read More