SAN DIEGO, Calif. – A recent pilot program tested in the fleet to provide information systems training virtually to shipboard sailors proved promising enough that the Navy plans to implement it sometime this summer. The new regime is enabling students to learn and work on the exact IT systems they will operate on their ships, said the commander of Naval Information Forces. Read More
These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of April 16, 2018, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the map reflects the location of the capital ship. Read More
The following are photos and video of USS Ronald Reagan (CVN-76), USS Nimitz (CVN-68) and USS Theodore Roosevelt(CVN-71), along with their escorts and air wings operating off the Korean peninsula on Nov. 12, 2017. Read More
This post has been updated with a statement from U.S. 7th Fleet.
Three U.S. carrier strike groups will drill together – in the first tri-carrier operations in a decade off the Korean peninsula in the Sea of Japan, several sources confirmed to USNI News on Wednesday. Read More
This post has been updated with a statement from Commander of U.S. Naval Air Forces Vice Adm. Michael Shoemaker.
Seven out of 11 U.S. nuclear aircraft carriers are underway simultaneously for the first time in several years, USNI News has learned. Read More
Aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68) is set to make a port call in Sri Lanka, according to a statement from the U.S. Embassy. Read More
USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) successfully completed sea trials on August 13, returning to homeport in Bremerton, Wash. after completing the final phase of a six-month maintenance availability. Read More
SAN DIEGO, Calif. — Three years into its plan to modernize fleet tactical networks, the Navy has sliced by more than half the time it’s taking to install the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise System on aircraft carriers and other ships and submarines. Read More
The following is Dec. 2, 2016 U.S. footage of carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) arriving at Pearl Harbor ahead of 75th anniversary of the attack that brought the U.S. into World War II. Read More
Lawmakers will not pass a Fiscal Year 2017 budget before the Trump administration takes office and will instead extend the current continuing resolution that is funding the government at FY 2016 levels. The move could prove problematic for the Navy in several ways. Read More