A second Marine died from injuries sustained in Sunday’s Osprey crash in Hawaii, the Marine Corps said in a statement.
Six Lockheed Martin F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighters landed on the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD-1) on Monday to begin the first shipboard phase of operational testing. Read More
The following is a May 18, 2015, memo from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert on the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser (CG) and Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship (LSD) modernization programs. Read More
The sixth Joint High Speed Vessel launched on Tuesday from Austal USA’s yard in Mobile, Ala., Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) announced in a statement. Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Navy will launch its new crowdsourcing platform today, with the hopes of not only conducting Navy-wide searches for good ideas but also helping smaller commands generate solutions to their specific problems. Read More
The existing criminal networks that bring drugs and people from Central American are growing in sophistication and the criminal enterprises are earning the gross domestic product of a small country, the head of Southern Command (SOUTHCOM) said on Tuesday. Read More
The vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff described the nation’s efforts in domestic and regional missile defense as “being on an upward trajectory,” smiling in acknowledging his own quip, in a speech Tuesday. Read More
CORRECTION: A previous version of this article incorrectly referred to $138 million in advance procurement funding as going towards the T-AO(X) fleet oiler replacement program. That funding supports the Moored Training Ship program instead. The reference has been deleted.
The House Appropriations defense subcommittee released its Fiscal Year 2016 funding bill today, making some trims to Navy shipbuilding programs but adding in funding for seven EA-18G Growlers and an Afloat Forward Staging Base. Read More
Aircraft carrier USS George Washington (CVN-73), departed Japan on Monday for its last Pacific patrol as the U.S. Navy’s forward deployed aircraft carrier. Read More