A Marine was sentenced Friday to four years of confinement after pleading guilty to charges related to his role in the 2017 death of Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar. Read More
This post was updated with additional imagery and video from U.S. 7th Fleet. This post has also been updated to include a map of where the incident occurred.
A Russian destroyer came within 100 feet of a U.S. cruiser operating in the Western Pacific in an incident the U.S. Navy is calling, “unsafe and unprofessional.” Read More
Five years into basing four guided-missile destroyers in Spain as part of a larger European ballistic missile defense scheme, the Navy announced it will start to cycle out the warships for more modernized hulls.. Read More
In the last several weeks, the Jones Act has drawn headlines over how it has shaped the U.S. and worldwide shipping industry. After almost 100 years as a part of federal law, there’s much misunderstanding as to what the law actually does. Read More
The following is the May 17, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
The Navy is rebranding its organization tasked with acquiring and maintaining its information technology backbone and satellite networks to place an emphasis on information warfare, according to a Monday video statement from Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson. Read More
CAPITOL HILL – The Navy’s newest aircraft carriers are being delivered without the capability to deploy with the service’s most advanced fighters, a situation lawmakers call unacceptable. Read More
The Marine Corps’ emphasis on experimentation will be in full swing this summer, with the kickoff of a new urban warfare experimentation series and a technology demonstration focused on naval maneuver. Read More
This post has been updated with a statement from Huntington Ingalls Industries.
Poor fire safety practices in the yard are putting at risk the two-year, $523-million effort to repair USS Fitzgerald (DDG-62), the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer heavily damaged in a deadly 2017 collision, warns the ship’s commanding officer.
The following is the May 17, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Columbia (SSBN-826) Class Ballistic Missile Submarine Program: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More