The challenge to the Navy’s surface fleet came in from the U.S. Pacific Fleet headquarters: deploy six littoral combat ships west of the International Dateline by 2025. Read More
Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. Eric Smith is moving to inpatient rehabilitation following his hospitalization after a cardiac arrest last month, the Marine Corps announced on Wednesday. Read More
This post has been updated to correct the anticipated delivery of the first SSN(X).
ARLINGTON, Va. – After delivering the dozen nuclear ballistic missile submarines to meet the U.S. nuclear deterrent, the Navy could keep large diameter hull submarines in production, the service’s director of undersea warfare (N97) said on Wednesday. Read More
Houthis shot down a U.S. MQ-9 Reaper off the coast of Yemen over the Red Sea, a defense official confirmed to USNI News. Read More
The following is the Oct. 23, 2023, Congressional Research Service report, Navy Virginia-Class Submarine Program and AUKUS Submarine Proposal: Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Navy will issue an award to overhaul an attack submarine that has sat idle for years next year, a service official said Tuesday. Read More
This story has been updated to correct statements made by Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks.
The Department of Defense continues to push for a 5.2 percent pay increase in Fiscal Year 2024, Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks announced Tuesday during a Center for New American Security event. Read More
Canada is sending three frigates a year and a replenishment vessel into the Western Pacific as part of Ottawa’s new strategy, its top admiral said Friday. Read More
NORFOLK, Va. – America’s only nuclear aircraft carrier shipyard is running out of room. Read More
The following is the Nov. 1, 2023, Congressional Research Service report, Israel and Hamas 2023 Conflict In Brief: Overview, U.S. Policy, and Options for Congress. Read More