The following is the command investigation into the Oct. 2, 2021 collision of attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN-21) into an underwater seamount in the South China Sea. Read More
The Navy commissioned Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul (LCS-21) at a Saturday ceremony hosted in Duluth, Minn. Read More
China’s Liaoning Carrier Strike Group is now operating in the East China Sea after conducting drills in the Pacific Ocean and the Philippine Sea for more than two weeks, the Japan Ministry of Defense said over the weekend. Read More
The Danish Armed Forces are sending long-range anti-ship missiles to Ukraine, U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin told reporters on Monday. The range of Denmark’s coastal defense Harpoons could put Russian ships at risk in the Northern Black Sea, a naval analyst told USNI News. Read More
These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of May 23, 2022, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More
Marines are rethinking how the service does reconnaissance beyond its traditional light armored vehicles as part of the ongoing Force Design 2030 effort, officials said last week. Read More
A Chinese surveillance ship and a Russian surveillance ship made separate transits through Japan this week. Read More
The following is the May 2, 2022, Congressional Research Service report, China-Russia Relations. Read More
This post has been updated with additional comments from Gen. Glen VanHerck.
The Kremlin’s most advanced missile systems are not operating effectively in Russia’s conflict with Ukraine, U.S. Northern Command chief Air Force Gen. Glen VanHerck said Wednesday before the Senate Armed Services strategic forces subcommittee.
The Navy relieved the commanding officer of Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron 28 on May 10, the sea service announced Thursday. Read More