The U.S. Navy has sent two additional Cyclone-class patrol craft (PC) to U.S. 5th Fleet to increase U.S. naval presence in the Persian Gulf, U.S. Fleet Forces announced late Wednesday.
The U.S. Air Force released a request for proposals (RFP) for its secretive Long Range Strike-Bomber program on Wednesday. Read More
The following is the July 2, 2014 Department of the Navy Transformation Plan for Fiscal Years 2014 to 2016. Read More
An ambitious plan designed to prepare NATO for its post-Afghanistan future could stall out in the face of stiff resistance from alliance members at the group’s upcoming summit this September. Read More
The following is a July 7, 2014 letter from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and head of Naval Reactors Adm. John Richardson to Congress protesting $162 million in funding cuts to the Navy’s reactor program from the Fiscal Year 2015 National Nuclear Security Administration budget. Read More
India’s freshly elected prime minister is backing $3.18 billion to complete the Indian Navy’s domestically built aircraft carrier after seeing one in action, according to local press reports. Read More
The following is a the Government Accountability Office report, Deployment of USS Freedom Revealed Risks in Implementing Operational Concepts and Uncertain Costs. The report was released on July 8, 2014. Read More
In a rare concurrence of events, a carrier strike group and all three ships of a Navy Amphibious Ready Group (ARG) are in the Persian Gulf, for a total of nine U.S. Navy ships in region, defense officials told USNI News on Tuesday. Read More