The following is the Aug. 4, 2018 ALCOAST message on the occasion of the 228th anniversary of the founding of the revenue cutter service. Read More
The USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker is sponsored by CNA. These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Aug. 6, 2018, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More
The most significant changes in nearly 40 years to Navy officer promotions and retention have cleared Congress and are awaiting President Donald Trump’s signature.
The following is the Aug. 2, 2018 Government Accountability Office Report, Aircraft Carrier Dismantlement and Disposal. Read More
The Navy made its first payment on the LPD Flight II program this week, awarding Ingalls Shipbuilding $165.5 million on Aug. 2 for long lead time materials and advance construction activities for the first Flight II ship. Read More
Aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) will rejoin the U.S. Pacific Fleet when it shifts its homeport from Norfolk, Va., to San Diego, Calif. Read More
Congress and the Pentagon are in the midst of a two-year spending spree, and Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) leadership is positioning the shipbuilder to capture as many contract awards as possible before the funding window closes, perhaps as early as the Fiscal Year 2020.
The Fiscal Year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act passed the Senate and now set for the president’s signature. Read More
The following is the July 19, 2018 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fiscal Year 2019 money for a Coast Guard heavy polar icebreaker is frozen on Capitol Hill, but the service’s commandant is optimistic the project will ultimately be funded. Read More