Three Russian ships that sailed through the Senkaku islands Monday were sighted transiting the Tsushima Strait into the Sea of Japan on Tuesday night, with two of the ships completing a voyage around Japan that began June 15. Read More
A Russian Navy submarine armed with a strategic nuclear torpedo the size of a school bus was delivered to the Kremlin this week, according to an announcement from the shipyard. Read More
The United Kingdom’s foreign secretary told attendees at a forum on NATO’s future it was crucial that Russia loses its invasion into Ukraine. Read More
The following is the June 29, 2022, Congressional Research Service In Focus report, Ukrainian Military Performance and Outlook. Read More
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
When Turkey dropped its opposition to Sweden and Finland joining the transatlantic alliance this week, it opened up the path to turn the “Baltic [into an] internal NATO sea,” Estonia’s top defense official said Wednesday. Read More
The following is the June 24, 2022, Congressional Research Service In Focus report, U.S. Security Assistance to Ukraine. Read More
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.
This story has been updated with additional information about USS Paul Ignatius (DDG-117) moving to Rota, Spain.
The Biden administration plans to station two more forward-deployed Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in Rota, Spain, the White House announced Tuesday. Read More
WASHINGTON NAVY YARD — Finland and Sweden joining the NATO alliance would fundamentally alter naval strategy and operations in the Baltic Sea and Arctic Basin, the heads of the French and American navies said today. Read More