The Royal Australian Navy has set out its force structure for the next 40 years with decisions taken on construction programs for new submarines, frigates and smaller offshore patrol vessels. Read More
As Tropical Storm Gordon approached the north-central Gulf Coast over the Labor Day weekend, Navy commands and shipbuilders in the region are tracking the storm’s progress but do not expect major disruptions.
An F-35C Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter flying from USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN-72) was damaged during an aerial refueling exercise, in the first major flight mishap for the carrier version of the JSF.
The USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker is sponsored by CNA. These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 4, 2018, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More
The following are photographs from John McCain’s funeral at the U.S. Naval Academy on Sept. 2. Read More
The Navy today confirmed the identity of the sailor who went missing from cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG-70), 12 days after Lt. j.g. Asante Kayin McCalla failed to report for duty on the ship. Read More
In Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan, the new Amazon streaming series released today, actor John Krasinski adds a dash of James Bond to the CIA’s best-known number-cruncher.
The following is the Aug. 16, 2018 Congressional Research Service In Focus brief, Toward the Creation of a U.S. ‘Space Force.’ Read More
This post has been updated to include comments from Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson and Navy acquisition chief James Geurts.