Virginia-class submarine USS New Hampshire (SSN-778) in 2008. US Navy Photo
The U.S. Navy plans to fund two Fiscal Year 2014 Virginia-class submarines (SSN-774) in its worst-case budget scenario, a senior submarine leader said at a briefing at the Naval Submarine League Symposium in Falls Church, Va. on Wednesday. Read More
An X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator completes an arrested landing on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) on July, 10 2013. US Navy Photo
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has promised to work closely with the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Seapower and Projection Forces to address their concerns about the service’s Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike (UCLASS) program, according to an Oct. 17 letter obtained by USNI News. Read More
USS Freedom (LCS 1) is underway in the Straits of Singapore on Aug. 16, 2013. US Navy Photo
The U.S. Navy’s first Littoral Combat Ship suffered minor flooding in port, according to a Monday report in Navy Times.
USS Freedom (LCS-1) was found to have three feet of water in the ship’s bilge in the bottom of the ship on Oct. 20. Read More
An F/A-18E Super Hornet prepares to land on the flight deck aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN-68) on Oct 5, 2013. US Navy Photo
The American aircraft carrier that has been on standby in case of a flare up in Syria has left the Red Sea for a brief stint in the Mediterranean Sea, Navy officials told USNI News on Monday. Read More
X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System (UCAS) demonstrator is towed into the hangar bay of the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN-77) on May, 13 2013. US Navy Photo
The U.S. Navy is realigning its carrier-based unmanned aircraft programs under one office at Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), USNI News has learned.
Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Metropolitan Police collect evidence at Building 197 on Sept. 18, 2013. US Navy Photo
The Navy will not demolish the site of the Sept. 16 Washington, D.C. Navy Yard shooting, Navy officials told USNI News on Thursday.
Building 197 — headquarters of Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) — has been shuttered since former Navy reservist Aaron Alexis’ rampage that killed 12 while the Navy assessed with what to do the building. Read More
The iconic Marine Corps Marathon will be proceed as originally scheduled according to a Thursday statement from event organizers. Read More
Vice Adm. Harry Harris, Jr. US Navy Photo
Due to the government shutdown the Navy will hold a lower key change of command ceremony to install the new commander of the service’s Pacific Fleet today. Read More
Lt. Thomas Belchik trains Midshipman 1st Class Elizabeth Byers in 2009. US Navy Photo
Submarines USS Virginia (SSN-774) and USS Minnesota (SSN-783) will be the first nuclear attack boats (SSNs) to field female crewmembers, the U.S. Navy said in a Tuesday statement. Read More
The following is an April 1992 U.S. Naval Institute debate on where Christopher Columbus landed in 1492 moderated by William F. Buckley, Jr. Read More