This ocean is big enough for the both of us, China’s leaders told Secretary of Defense James Mattis during his week-long swing through the Pacific spent finding common ground in some cases with Beijing or politely agreeing to disagree in others.
The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) has left the Mediterranean Sea and is now operating in the Atlantic Ocean, a defense official confirmed to USNI News. Read More
BAE Systems won a $26 billion contest to design and build nine frigates for the Royal Australian Navy, according to Thursday media reports.
Boeing was awarded a $1.5 billion contract to build 28 F/A-18E/F Super Hornets for the Kuwait Air Force, according to a Wednesday Pentagon contract announcement.
New video and photos released this week show the extent of the damage on a German frigate following an apparent missile explosion last week during a training event off the coast of Norway. Read More
This post has been updated to include information on an Aegis Weapon System sale to Australia, announced a day after the Spanish deal was approved.
Spain has received U.S. State Department approval for an estimated $860.4-million purchase of five Aegis Weapons Systems to install on five frigates, and Australia was approved for a $185-million Aegis purchase of its own.
About 25,000 naval personnel and 52 ships and submarines from 26 countries will participate in this year’s Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, which begins on Wednesday.
LONDON — The U.K.’s new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers should be able to conduct warfighting missions without support from allied forces, an influential parliamentary committee insisted last week. Read More
American military, high-tech and industrial technology is under constant threat from China, yet the U.S. government’s response is disjointed and far from robust, a panel of federal defense and intelligence community leaders told the House Armed Services Committee Thursday.
The Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group and 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit’s recent participation in the Baltic Operations (BALTOPS) 2018 exercise helped prove that the ARG/MEU team can handle the dynamic force employment model Pentagon leaders have been pushing in recent months. Read More