America wants to stop China “dead in its tracks” from a Taiwan invasion by ensuring Taipei has the right weapons and command and control systems, a senior defense official testified this week before the House Armed Service Committee. Read More
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Russia, Ukraine in Black Sea Stalemate a Year Into Russo-Ukraine Conflict
When Russia invaded Ukraine a year ago, the Black Sea was suddenly in the spotlight. Read More
Top Stories 2022: War in Ukraine
This post is part of a series looking back at the top naval stories from 2022.
It has been 10 months since Russia invaded Ukraine and the war is on track to extend into the new year.
Report to Congress on Ukrainian Military Performance
The following Nov. 3, 2022, Congressional Research Service Infocus report: Ukrainian Military Performance and Outlook. Read More
DoD: Ukraine Sinks Russian Supply Ship With Harpoon Missile
Ukrainian forces used a Harpoon missile to sink a Russian resupply ship headed to Snake Island, a senior defense official told reporters Friday afternoon. Read More
U.S. Sending Metal Shark Maritime Combat Boats to Ukraine, Company Says
Louisiana-based company Metal Shark announced Tuesday that the U.S. would send six of its maritime combat vessels to Ukraine as part of the $450 million aid the White House announced last week.
18 Patrol Boats Sent to Ukraine Set for River Duty, Says Pentagon
The 18 patrol boats being sent to Ukraine as part of additional aid announced Thursday will be used to monitor and protect Ukraine’s rivers, a senior defense official told reporters Friday. Read More
U.S. Sending 18 Patrol Boats to Ukraine as Part of Latest Aid Package
The United States will send 18 patrol boats to Ukraine as part of continued aid to the country as the Russian invasion stretches into the 119th day. Read More
U.S. Sending Vehicle-Mounted Harpoon Launchers for Ukraine Coastal Defense
The United States will be sending two vehicle-mounted anti-ship missile platforms to Ukraine as part of a new $1 billion military aid package to Kyiv. Read More
Ukraine Deploys Anti-Ship Harpoon Missiles to the Edge of Black Sea, MoD Says
Ukrainian forces have deployed Harpoon anti-ship missiles to the Black Sea as a counter to Russian surface ships in the region, Minister of Defense Oleksii Reznikov said. Read More