Category Archives: Budget Industry

USS George Washington Sailor Found Aboard Carrier Died from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Say Local Officials

USS George Washington Sailor Found Aboard Carrier Died from Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound, Say Local Officials

The aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN 73) begins the transit to Newport News, Va., on Aug. 4, 2017, to begin a refueling and complex overhaul (RCOH) maintenance at Newport News Shipyard. US Navy photo.

A sailor assigned to USS George Washington (CVN-73) died last week from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on the carrier, USNI News has learned. Read More

Pentagon Needs Realistic Experimentation for Emerging Tech, Says Navy Scientist

Pentagon Needs Realistic Experimentation for Emerging Tech, Says Navy Scientist

USS Portland (LPD-27) successfully tests a Solid State Laser – Technology Maturation Laser Weapon System Demonstrator (LWSD) in 2020. US Navy Photo

The Pentagon needs a realistic experimentation program built in to evaluate emerging technologies like Joint All Domain Command and Control [JADC2] and hypersonic or directed energy weapons, a top Navy scientist said Wednesday. Read More

EOD Sailor Killed in Marine Corps Training Exercise

EOD Sailor Killed in Marine Corps Training Exercise

On Sunday, April 17, Lt. j.g. Aaron Fowler, age 29, assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit One, died while participating in a training evolution with the Marine Corps at Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay. US Navy Photo

A sailor died Sunday while training with the Marine Corps at the Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kaneohe Bay, the Navy announced Wednesday.

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New Navy Long Range Shipbuilding Plan Calls for Decommissioning More Cruisers, Littoral Combat Ships

New Navy Long Range Shipbuilding Plan Calls for Decommissioning More Cruisers, Littoral Combat Ships

Independence-variant littoral combat ship USS Jackson (LCS-6) pierside in Guam. US Navy Photo

The Department of the Navy’s first long-range shipbuilding plan in three years proposes multiple fleet procurement schemes for the Navy and forecasts the service decommissioning two Independence-class Littoral Combat Ships in the coming years, according to the document. Read More