The Navy commissioned its newest warship, a sleek, high-tech destroyer bearing the name of a fallen Navy SEAL who gave his life to save others when their team came under attack during fighting in Iraq. Read More
The second Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer has left a shipyard in Maine on Friday bound for California, Naval Sea Systems Command said in a statement. Read More
This post has been updated to include a statement from Rolls-Royce, and again to include a statement from Naval Sea Systems Command.
Zumwalt-class destroyer Michael Monsoor (DDG-1001) will need to have a main turbine engine replaced before the ship can sail to San Diego for its combat system activation, after suffering damage to the turbine blades during acceptance trials, the Program Executive Officer for Ships told USNI News. Read More
Right up to the moment the polling stations closed at 10 p.m. last Thursday in the U.K., the political pundits were unwavering in their forecasts: neither Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservatives nor the opposition Labour Party wielded enough firepower for an outright win in Britain’s 2015 parliamentary elections. Read More