THE PENTAGON – Navy leadership has issued more punishments to sailors involved in the two fatal collisions in the Western Pacific, senior service officials told USNI News on Thursday. Read More
The search is on for a replacement for Adm. Mike Rogers, the head of the National Security Agency and the last Obama intelligence appointee remaining in the Trump administration. Rogers is expected to retire this spring after an eventful – and often controversial – four years. Read More
An SM-3 Block IIA missile test shot fired from an Aegis Ashore test site in Hawaii this week did not hit its target after a successful launch, Pentagon officials confirmed Thursday.
WASHINGTON, D.C. — Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson wants to expand how lawmakers, the public and the service think about the U.S. Navy by focusing on a six-pronged approach to achieving and maintaining U.S. naval power. Read More
The following is the Jan. 17, 201b Congressional Research Service report, Iran Sanctions. Read More
Large military contractors are indicating they’re now ready to invest in their facilities and manufacturing capacity despite so much uncertainty around the Pentagon’s spending levels this current year and into Fiscal Year 2019. Read More
The following is the Jan. 16, 2018 report, The Committee on Foreign Investment in the
United States (CFIUS). Read More
The Navy released additional video footage of a fully armed Russian Su-27 fighter intercepting a U.S. Navy EP-3E Aries II surveillance aircraft over the Black Sea on Jan. 29, 2017. The new footage clearly shows the armed fighter came within five feet of the Aries II during the encounter. Read More
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The nation’s second-highest military officer sees considerable irony in the Pentagon preparing to send a Fiscal Year 2019 defense budget to Congress “when we don’t know what we’re actually going to get in (FY) ‘18.” Read More
This post has been updated with an additional statement from U.S. 5th Fleet.
An Iranian admiral now says the country’s slow-down in sending small patrol boats to harass U.S. Navy ships in the Persian Gulf was spurred by what he describes as a change in U.S. behavior but doesn’t address the uptick in Iran’s drone flights in the region. Read More