Category Archives: Surface Forces

DoD Modernization Should Focus on Joint Goals, CJCS Nominee CQ Brown Tells Senate

DoD Modernization Should Focus on Joint Goals, CJCS Nominee CQ Brown Tells Senate

Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. CQ Brown, Jr. testifies before the Senate Armed Services Committee for the Department of the Air Force fiscal year 2024 budget request, Washington, D.C., May 2, 2023. US Air Force Photo

The nominee to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff told Congress he will take a look at how the Department of Defense is set to modernize with an emphasis on developing a joint force. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: July 10, 2023

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: July 10, 2023

USNI News Graphic

These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of July 10, 2023, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: July 6, 2023

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: July 6, 2023

USNI News Graphic

These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of July 6, 2023, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More

Russian Military Failures in Ukraine Should be ‘Sobering’ for China's Taiwan Invasion Plans, Experts Say

Russian Military Failures in Ukraine Should be ‘Sobering’ for China’s Taiwan Invasion Plans, Experts Say

Amphibious armored infantry fighting vehicles (IFV) attached to a brigade under the PLA 73rd Group Army maneuver in ferrying and assault wave formation on June 15, 2023. China Ministry of Defense Photo

China has not fought in a war since the 1950s, raising questions about how its armed forces would perform in 21st-century combat, a retired top Navy official said.

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