Two Marine pilots are dead after a Saturday crash of an AH-1Z Viper attack helicopter near Yuma, Ariz., the service announced on Sunday. Read More
This post was updated with HII and Naval Sea Systems Command statements on the damage to Delbert Black.
An under-construction Arleigh Burke guided-missile destroyer was damaged by a barge while it was pier-side at Ingalls Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss., according to a statement from Huntington Ingalls Industries. Read More
A British raconteur says he found the wreckage of Capt. John Paul Jones’ flagship, USS Bonhomme Richard, but across the Atlantic historians and Navy officials aren’t as certain. Read More
Aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower (CVN-69) left Naval Station Norfolk, Va., on Thursday for a brief shakedown cruise after completing a maintenance period that lasted a year longer than expected. Read More
USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) is expected to leave Norfolk on April 1 for the start of a deployment that will end in a homeport shift to San Diego, Calif. Read More
CAPITOL HILL – If the U.S. opts to develop low-yield nuclear missiles, expect the Navy to deploy these weapons as part of the nation’s undersea nuclear deterrent, the commander of U.S. Strategic Command told lawmakers Thursday.
CAPITOL HILL – Lawmakers told industry representatives today that, if it wasn’t already clear from their hearings with Pentagon and Navy leadership this week, they had no intention of letting the Defense Department shed an aircraft carrier instead of refuel it. Read More
The following is the March 27, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, Assessing NATO’s Value. Read More
CAPITOL HILL – A Mississippi senator is pushing to get the Navy authority to begin advance procurement and early construction activities on two amphibious ships, despite the Navy’s budget request that show those two ships being purchased in full later than the shipbuilder might like. Read More
CAPITOL HILL – The U.S. Navy only has half the submarines it needs in the Pacific, the commander of U.S. Indo-Pacific Command told the House Armed Services Committee.