A former Navy public affairs officer pleaded guilty to a conflict-of-interest charge on Tuesday, admitting to a federal judge in San Diego his role in the continuing “Fat Leonard” Navy corruption investigation. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The amphibious force may get a massive capability overhaul, if a plan by the Expeditionary Warfare Directorate (OPNAV N95) to increase lethality and survivability of amphibious ships is accepted by Navy and Marine Corps leadership. Read More
Two aviators are in good condition following the crash of their F/A-18F Super Hornet in the Philippine Sea, U.S. 7th Fleet announced on Monday. Read More
The second Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer has left a shipyard in Maine on Friday bound for California, Naval Sea Systems Command said in a statement. Read More
Huntington Ingalls Industries executives expect the future aircraft carrier John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) to launch by the end of 2019, which is ahead of schedule and will occur roughly six years since the christening of first-in-class USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78).
The following are 2018 messages from Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller and Secretary of Navy Richard V. Spencer on the occasion of the Marine Corps’ 243rd Birthday. Read More
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
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.
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
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