The Navy has set a new goal to have 75 mission-capable surface ships that are prepared to deploy at any given moment Read More
This post has been updated to include pending legislative action on Navy shipbuilding programs.
The design of the next American guided-missile destroyer will be led by the Navy in move that Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday says will reduce technical risk in the program. Read More
The 12th San Antonio-class amphibious warship formally entered service on Saturday in a ceremony in Florida. Read More
The push to develop the Navy’s next-generation destroyer will be a team effort between General Dynamics Bath Iron Works and HII’s Ingalls Shipbuilding if the Navy and the Senate Armed Services Committee have their way. Read More
The Coast Guard is in the midst of its largest shipbuilding period since World War II, the head of the service said during a Wednesday address. Read More
This post has been updated to correct the delivery date for DDG-121.
Huntington Ingalls Industries is expected to deliver Fort Lauderdale (LPD-28) in the first half of 2022, the company announced during a press briefing Wednesday. Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. – Two House Armed Services Committee lawmakers forecast a difficult upcoming budget cycle for the Navy and criticized the service for not coming to Congress with a strategy to build a fleet that can counter China. Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. – The Navy wants its next warship to fire hypersonic missiles and lasers that would be ten times more powerful than the service’s existing laser weapons, according to the most detailed outlook to date of the DDG(X) next generation warship issued by the service. Read More
ARLINGTON, Va. – The reluctance across the Navy to be self-critical and a tendency to hide mistakes and minimize flaws have resulted in systemic problems in the service and stalled efforts to improve, Chief of Naval Operations Adm Mike Gilday said on Tuesday. Read More
Three senior NATO navy officers said their countrymen have cases of “maritime blindness” and don’t understand how their navies operate. Read More