Category Archives: Submarine Forces

Carrier USS George H.W. Bush Joins Truman Strike Group in Mediterranean, Two Guided-Missile Subs in 6th Fleet

Carrier USS George H.W. Bush Joins Truman Strike Group in Mediterranean, Two Guided-Missile Subs in 6th Fleet

USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) entering the Mediterranean Sea on Aug. 25, 2022. Daniel Ferro photo used with permission

This post has been updated with additional information on Ohio-class guided-missile submarines in U.S. 6th Fleet.

For the first time in recent memory, two U.S. carrier strike groups are now in the Mediterranean Sea as the Russian invasion of Ukraine has entered its seventh month, USNI News has learned. Read More

China's Navy Could Have 5 Aircraft Carriers, 10 Ballistic Missile Subs by 2030 Says CSBA Report

China’s Navy Could Have 5 Aircraft Carriers, 10 Ballistic Missile Subs by 2030 Says CSBA Report

People’s Liberation Army Navy aircraft carrier Shandong berths at a naval port in Sanya, China. PLAN Photo

The Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy possesses the resources to field up to five aircraft carriers and 10 nuclear ballistic missile submarines by 2030, according to a new think tank report on Beijing’s ongoing military expansion. Read More

Judge Rejects Plea Deal for Submarine Spy Couple

Judge Rejects Plea Deal for Submarine Spy Couple

Sailors attached to the Virginia-class fast attack submarine USS Montana (SSN-794) man the boat during a commissioning ceremony in Norfolk, Va., on June 25, 2022. US Navy Photo

A federal judge denied a plea deal for an Annapolis, Md., couple charged with attempting to sell submarine secrets to a foreign country. Read More