Norwegian frigate KNM Helge Ingstad grounded after a collision with Sola TS. Norwegian Military Photo
This post was updated with additional photos from the Royal Norwegian Navy.
A warship is grounded at the edge of a fjord near the southwest coast of Norway after an early morning collision with an oil tanker on Thursday, NATO officials said. Read More
USS Virginia (SSN-774) under construction at the General Dynamics Electric Boat shipyard in 2003. Electric Boat Photo
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Navy is spending money on shipbuilding, but the industrial base is feeling pressure to upgrade its equipment and invest in training workers to land lucrative contracts.
Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Missouri (SSN-780) on May 31, 2018. US Navy Photo
ARLINGTON, Va. — The U.S. Navy submarine force is creating an aggressor squadron as one initiative to ensure all subs are combat-ready as the service trains to take on China and Russia, the commander of Naval Submarine Forces said on Wednesday. Read More
Midshipmen and cadets from the Republic of Korea Navy, Army and Air Force academies during a visit to Commander Fleet Activities Sasebo. JMSDF Photo
This post has been updated to correct the type of ships the Korean Navy sent and to include additional information from the U.S. Navy.
Three Korean warships and about 600 cadets from the Republic of Korea Navy are in Sasebo, Japan, for an important port visit between the two Pacific navies. Read More
Workers stand pose for a photo in the four-tube “quad-pack” built for the U.S. Ohio Replacement-class and U.K. Successor-class. General Dynamics Electric Boat Photo via US Navy
A problem with Columbia-class submarine missile tube welds is more serious than initially thought, causing the contractor responsible to set aside $27 million to cover repair work that is expected to take nearly a year.
U.S. Marine Corps MV-22 Ospreys, assigned to the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, fly during the Exercise Trident Juncture 18 joint-capability demonstration near Trondheim, Norway, Oct. 30, 2018. US Marine Corps photo.
The live exercise portion of Trident Juncture 2018 wraps up today, after an early hiccup but a successful amphibious landing and training ashore in the largest NATO exercise in years. Read More
NASA’s Recovery Team and the U.S. Navy test procedures and ground support equipment to improve recovery procedures and hardware ahead of Orion’s next flight. NASA photo.
San Antonio-class amphibious warship USS John P. Murtha (LPD-26) completed a series of tests practicing the recovery of an Orion spacecraft in anticipation of NASA’s return to launching astronauts into space.
Two F-35B Lightning II fighter successfully landed onboard HMS Queen Elizabeth on Sept. 25, 2018. Lockheed Martin Photo
The U.K. will remain committed to NATO and to being a high-end defense partner even after it withdraws from the European Union in March, the British defense acquisition chief predicted on Tuesday. Read More
Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Farragut (DDG 99) conducts a replenishment-at-sea alongside the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75), Sept. 19, 2018. Farragut, homeported at Naval Station Mayport, Florida, is conducting naval operations in the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations in support of U.S. national security interests in Europe and Africa. US Navy photo.
Operating in the Arctic didn’t stop the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group from conducting flight operations or surface and undersea warfare missions, but it did force leadership to focus on the logistics that kept those ships running. Read More
Guided-missile destroyer USS Nitze (DDG-94) conducts a Mk 45 5″ gun shoot as part of Surface Warfare Advanced Tactical Training (SWATT) exercise, involving the USS Abraham Lincoln Carrier Strike Group (CSG) cruiser-destroyer (CRUDES) units. Navy photo.
In a first for East Coast-based carrier strike group escorts, warships from the Abraham Lincoln CSG are participating in a surface warfare advanced tactical training (SWATT) exercise in a push to standardize similar training throughout the fleet.