The Chinese naval delegation to the Rim of the Pacific exercises barred at least some Japanese sailors from touring their ships and only reluctantly invited members of the Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force to a reception aboard a People’s Liberation Army Navy warship, USNI News has learned. Read More
Tag Archives: U.S. Navy
Document: Navy Ship Names, Background For Congress
The following is a Congressional Research Service report entitled “Navy Ship Names: Background for Congress.” Read More
Document: U.S. Naval Aviation Vision 2016-2025
The following is the Navy’s 2016 naval aviation plan for aircraft procurement, readiness, capability upgrades and integration.
Document: Report on China Naval Modernization
The following is the May 31, 2016 Congressional Research Service report, China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities — Background and Issues for Congress. Read More
USNI News Video: What’s In A Carrier Air Wing?
This month USNI News goes into the detail on the roles of the aircraft on the U.S. aircraft carrier with Capt. Rich ‘Snap’ Brophy, the commander of Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW-9) currently deployed on USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) in the Western Pacific. Read More
The Basics: Inside the Carrier Air Wing
The Basics is the USNI News video feature in which our staff takes on fundamental concepts, jobs and missions inside the Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard and breaks them down for those who might not be as familiar with the ins and outs of the Sea Services. This month we explain the fundamentals behind the offensive power of a U.S. aircraft carrier with Capt. Rich ‘Snap’ Brophy, the commander of Carrier Air Wing 9 (CVW-9) currently deployed on USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74).
China Defends Deployment of Anti-Ship Missiles to South China Sea Island
Beijing is defending the deployment of anti-ship cruise missiles to Woody Island in the South China Sea, according to a Wednesday statement from the Chinese foreign ministry. Read More
Carrier USS John C. Stennis Arrives in Korea For Port Visit, Exercises
The U.S. has sent a carrier strike group to South Korea to take part in Operations Foal Eagle and Key Resolve – the annual bilateral exercises between the two countries. Read More
Boeing Awarded $2.46B Deal for 16 U.S, 4 Aussie P-8A Poseidons
Boeing has won a $2.46 billion deal to build 20 more P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft — 16 for the U.S. Navy and four for the Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF), according to a Thursday contract announcement from the Pentagon. Read More
Top Stories 2015: Foreign Defense Acquisition
USNI News polled its writers, naval analysts and service members on what they consider the most important military and maritime stories in 2015. Read More