The Navy announced today that surface warfare director (OPNAV N96) Rear Adm. Peter Fanta will become the new director of warfare integration (N9I), with Rear Adm. Ronald Boxall taking over as the new N96. Read More
Coast Guard Vice Commandant Charles Michel was promoted to the rank of admiral on Wednesday, giving the Coast Guard two four-stars atop the chain of command just like the rest of the services. Read More
Rear Adm. Brian Antonio today relieved Rear Adm. Tom Moore as the new program executive officer for aircraft carriers, after Moore held that position for five years. Read More
Adm. Bill Moran became the 39th vice chief of naval operations today in an informal change of office ceremony at the Pentagon. Read More
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Future weapons acquisition will have to grapple with several challenges as the Navy replaces legacy systems with new ones that may accomplish a mission in drastically different ways –comparing total ownership costs of dissimilar systems, predicting how the fleet may employ these innovative concepts, and building in some agility to react when predictions don’t pan out, Navy leaders said Wednesday at the Navy League’s Sea-Air-Space Exposition 2016. Read More
This post was updated with additional information from Tuesday’s hearing and an updated charge sheet.
The naval flight officer accused of passing secrets to foreign agents and an FBI informant in a sting operation pled not guilty to charges of espionage and mishandling classified information during a Tuesday arraignment in a Norfolk, Va. military court, a U.S. official familiar with the proceedings told USNI News. Read More
NATIONAL HARBOR, MD. — The director of the Navy staff told industry “if you’re not open architecture, you’re not relevant” when having to fight in a contested environment so offer the sea services systems that meet that requirement and can be used in a variety of ways. Read More
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — The Navy’s senior information warfare officer defined the terrain he is working in as a combination of electronic and cyber warfare with a goal for this year updating the service and joint strategies to create a set of guidance for the community that, “means something.” Read More
This post has been updated to include a statement from Lt. Cmdr. Lin’s attorney.
The Navy officer accused of passing secrets to foreign agents will face a general court martial, with an arraignment on the charges scheduled for next week, a Navy official told USNI News on Friday. Read More
The following is a May 12, 2016 message from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson to Navy flag officers and senior civilians on leadership and values in the service. Read More