The following is the Oct. 10, 2018, report, “Department of Defense Inspector General Report of Investigation: John M. Richardson, Admiral, U.S. Navy,” as well as statements on the investigation from Richardson and Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer, provided to USNI News. Read More
The Navy’s ability to maintain and manufacture aircraft carrier and submarine propulsion systems is at risk, a panel of experts say, because the commercial nuclear industry has been in failing health for two decades.
ABOARD HMS QUEEN ELIZABETH, OFF THE COAST OF NEW JERSEY – The Royal Navy lays out the intentions of its largest warship to visitors immediately. Read More
ARLINGTON, Va.– Great power competition with China and Russia is more protracted than ever and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said the Navy must continue to adapt to the challenge.
THE PENTAGON — Vice Adm. Charles A. Richard took over as the commander of U.S. submarine forces during a change of command ceremony held aboard the Virginia-class-attack submarine USS Washington (SSN-787) on Saturday. Read More
This post has been updated to clarify a provision that would change the timing of a warship’s Board of Inspection and Survey (INSURV) inspection. The bill calls for “minimal notice” for INSURVs, not “no notice.”
The Senate and House armed services committees agreed on several major reforms to Navy’s surface forces as part of the fiscal year 2019 National Defense Authorization Act in reaction to the two fatal collisions of warships in the Western Pacific. Read More
The chief of naval operations assigned Fleet Master Chief Russell Smith to temporarily serve as the Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) until a permanent replacement can be found for the previous MCPON, who resigned yesterday amid claims he had created a toxic work environment.
Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Steven Giordano announced his retirement amidst a Navy inspector general investigation into alleged workplace misconduct, according to a late Thursday statement. Read More
The Navy has launched an investigation into the service’s senior enlisted advisor over complaints he created a difficult working environment for his staff, USNI News has learned. Read More