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U.S. Secretary of the Navy Names Newest Two Littoral Combat Ship

U.S. Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer announced that the next Independence-variant Littoral Combat Ship will be named USS Santa Barbara (LCS 32)...

The U.S. Navy fired two of its submarine commanders last week.

The relief of Capt. Gregory R. Kercher, head of the submarine Florida’s gold crew, arrived four days after the Navy fired the commanding officer...

Ronald Reagan Strike Group Conducts Air Defense Exercise

The Ronald Reagan Strike Group, including Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54), participated in an air...

Austal’s Littoral Combat Ship Charleston (LCS 18) completes acceptance trials for...

Austal’s Littoral Combat Ship Charleston (LCS 18) completes acceptance trials for the US Navy. The completion of acceptance trials is the last major milestone required...

Exercise PANAMAX 2018 Kicks off in Mayport

U.S. Naval Forces Southern Command/U.S. 4th Fleet (USNAVSO/FOURTHFLT) hosts the Combined Force Maritime Component Command (CFMCC) portion of the annual exercise PANAMAX from July...

Royal Bahrain Navy Upgrades its Frigate Sabha

The U.S. State Department has approved a possible military sale for support services of the Royal Bahrain Navy frigate Sabha. The Royal Bahrain Naval Service...

U.S., Lebanon Armed Forces Complete Resolute Response 18

U.S. and Lebanese Armed Forces (LAF) participated in exercise Resolute Response (RR) 18 at Jounieh Naval Base, Lebanon, June 25-July 6. RR18 is an annual...

Ensign Aboard USS Jason Dunham Dies Following Small Boat Accident in...

A U.S. sailor assigned to guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham (DDG-109) has died from injuries following a Sunday (July 8) small-boat incident in the...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to...

U.S.Navy Buys First V-22 CODs as Part of $4.2B Award to Bell-Boeing The U.S. Navy bought its first CMV-22 Ospreys for use as carrier onboard...

The cost to repair collision-damaged destroyer USS FITZGERALD DDG62 keeps going...

The cost to repair collision-damaged destroyer USS FITZGERALD DDG62 keeps going up, with Huntington Ingalls Industries  getting another $27.5 million to fix and modernize...

Singapore Exercises with India, Japan, the Philippines and the United States...

Singapore Exercises with India, Japan, the Philippines and the United States Navies in Group Sail to Exercise RIMPAC. The Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN)'s Formidable-class...

New Zealand Defence Force to Strengthen Engagement in Asia-Pacific

The New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) has deployed Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS Te Mana to the Asia-Pacific over the next five months,...

USS Farragut forced into maintenance in Norway

US Navy’s Arleigh Burke-class USS Farragut (DDG 99) was underway as part of the Harry S. Truman carrier strike group when a cooling fan...

U.S., Thailand Conclude CARAT Thailand 2018

The 24th annual Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise between the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps, and Royal Thai Navy concluded in Pattaya,...

USS Harry S. Truman Arrives in Marseille, France

The Nimitz class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) arrived in Marseille, France, for a regularly scheduled port visit, June 21. "We look...

USS Coronado Underway for MQ-8C Fire Scout Testing

USS Coronado (LCS 4) began underway operational testing of the Navy's newest unmanned helicopter, the MQ-8C Fire Scout, off the coast of San Diego,...

Lockheed Martin has successfully fired two Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs)

Lockheed Martin announced on Wednesday (May 23) it has successfully fired two production representative Long-Range Anti-Ship Missiles (LRASMs) from a U.S. Air Force B-1B. In...

Turkish Defense giant Aselsan completed the factory acceptance test succesfully of...

Turkish Defense giant Aselsan completed the factory acceptance test succesfully of ÇAFRAD Multi Functional Active Phased Array Radar. Radar will be fitted to Turkey's TF-2000...

USS Milwaukee Fires Missiles, Kicks Off LCS Missile Module Developmental Testing

USS Milwaukee Fires Missiles, Kicks Off LCS Missile Module Developmental Testing The Freedom variant littoral combat ship USS Milwaukee (LCS 5) conducted a live-fire missile...

Exercise Chesapeake 2018

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group (GHWBCSG) and French Carrier Air Wing (Groupe Aerien Embarque) departed Norfolk May 7 to begin combined exercise...

U.S. Navy Commissions Newest USS Omaha

The U.S. Navy on Saturday commissioned its newest warship, the USS Omaha, a futuristic, $440 million vessel named for the Nebraska hometown of billionaire...

USS Little Rock Stuck in Montreal, Ship Might Not Leave Until...

USS Little Rock Stuck in Montreal, Ship Might Not Leave Until Spring USS Little Rock (LCS-9), the latest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship to join the...

USS Fitzgerald Arrives in Pascagoula for Restoration

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) arrived in Pascagoula, Mississippi, Jan. 19, aboard heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf inward bound...

U.S. Navy Seeks to Prosecute Top Officers for Crashes

Five officers involved in two U.S. Navy ship collisions last year that killed a total of 17 sailors are being charged with negligent homicide,...

USS Carney departs Alexandria, Egypt

USS Carney departs Alexandria, Egypt The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Alexandria, Egypt, Jan. 17, 2018, after a port visit that...

The U.S. Navy will test a new laser weapon

The U.S. Navy will test a new laser weapon aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious ship Portland as early as this fall. The integration of a...

USN to test Saab’s ASW training system in 2018

The Swedish defense firm Saab is set to demonstrate for the U.S. Navy an underwater drone that simulates a submarine, making it easier for...

USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) departs for Western Pacific deployment

 USS Lake Champlain (CG 57) is scheduled to depart San Diego for a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific, Jan. 4. The guided-missile cruiser...

USS Carney Departs Brindisi, Italy

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Carney (DDG 64) departed Brindisi, Italy, Jan. 2, 2017, after a scheduled port visit. The port visit was the...

USS Omaha on its way to home port, commissioning

The USS Omaha is en route to its new home port of San Diego, and the date is set for the new littoral combat...

USS James E. Williams Returns Home.

The guided-missile destroyer USS James E. Williams (DDG 95) returned to its Naval Station Norfolk homeport Dec. 23, completing a seven-month deployment to the...

Royal Australian Navy’s new capability

The Royal Australian Navy is set to become the first foreign force using Raytheon’s sensor-netting system that creates a real-time composite network picture for...

BAE Systems has received a $45.3 million contract from the U.S....

BAE Systems has received a $45.3 million contract from the U.S. Navy to modernize the guided missile cruiser USS Anzio (CG 68). The Anzio will...

U.S. Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS City of Bismarck

The U.S. Navy accepted delivery of its ninth Expeditionary Fast Transport (EPF) vessel, USNS City of Bismarck (EPF 9), Dec 19. EPFs are shallow draft,...

Japan to buy Aegis Ashore missile defense systems

Japan’s Cabinet on Tuesday (19 Dec) approved a plan to purchase a set of costly land-based U.S. missile combat systems to increase the country’s...

USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returned to its homeport at Norfolk...

The guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) returned to its homeport at Norfolk Naval Station, Dec. 15, following an eight-month deployment to the...

Lincoln Completes First F-35 Carrier Qualification

The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) successfully completed Fleet Replacement Squadron (FRS) Carrier Qualifications for the F-35C Lightning II program, carrier...

The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering its new Long Range...

The U.S. Navy is closer to delivering its new Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) after completing another milestone test flight from an Air Force ...

Nimitz Carrier Strike Group Returns to Washington After Deployment

Washington-based ships assigned to Nimitz Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 11 returned Dec. 10, just in time for the upcoming holidays following a six-month deployment...

USS Fitzgerald departs Yokosuka for Pascagoula

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62) departed anchorage in Yokosuka Harbor  Dec. 9, aboard heavy lift vessel MV Transshelf bound...

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is being awarded a modification to a...

Lockheed Martin Space Systems is being awarded a modification to a previously awarded contract for Trident II (D5) submarine-launched ballistic missile (SLBM) deployed system...

USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) visits in Agadir, Morocco

The Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Vella Gulf (CG 72) arrived in Agadir, Morocco, Nov. 28., for a scheduled port visit. "Our crew is really excited...

USS San Diego Arrives In Souda Bay, Greece

The San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS San Diego (LPD 22) and embarked 15th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU) arrived in Souda Bay, Greece,...

Lockheed Martin and Indra Partner to Provide State-of-the-Art AESA Radar to...

Lockheed Martin and Indra Partner to Provide State-of-the-Art AESA Radar to Worldwide Anti-Air Warfare Platforms Indra and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) recently signed a Heads...

USS John S. McCain Departs Subic Bay en route to Yokosuka

The Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer USS John S. McCain (DDG 56) departed Subic Bay, Philippines aboard heavy lift transport vessel MV Treasure in...

Russian jet makes ‘unsafe’ intercept of US Navy aircraft

  A U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon surveillance plane had an “unsafe interaction” with a Russian SU-30 fighter jet this Saturday that used its afterburners as...

Navantia and Bath Iron Works team for the US Navy Future...

Navantia of Spain and U.S.General Dynamics Bath Iron Works have signed a teaming agreement to collaborate on the U.S. Navy’s next-generation FFG(X) Guided Missile...

USNS Comfort returned to Naval Station Norfolk afternoon providing life-saving medical...

US Navy hospital ship USNS Comfort (T-AH 20) returned to Naval Station Norfolk afternoon providing life-saving medical care to the people of Puerto Rico. Comfort...

The United States will need to spend more than $1.2 trillion...

The United States will need to spend more than $1.2 trillion over the next 30 years to follow through with plans to modernize and...

Turkish Navy decommissions 74 year old submarine rescue ship TCG AKIN.

Turkish Navy decommissioned 74 year old submarine rescue ship TCG AKIN (Ex USS Greenlet) on Nov 16. USS GREENLET had been commissioned on May 29,...

USS Olympia returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam

The crew of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Olympia (SSN 717) returned to Joint Base Pearl Harbor Hickam, Hawaii following the successful completion...

The US Navy has awarded $22.4 million contract to BAE Systems

The US Navy has awarded a $22.4 million contract to BAE Systems to exercise options for post-shakedown availabilities (PSA) for the USS Little Rock and USS...

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of Hypersonic Missile

The U.S. Navy has conducted its first test of a new hypersonic missile. The test was announced by Vice Adm. Terry Benedict, the director of...

The guided-missile destroyer USS O’Kane (DDG 77) departed Joint Base Pearl...

The guided-missile destroyer USS O'Kane (DDG 77) departed Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam for an independent deployment to the Western Pacific, Nov. 3. O'Kane has a...

Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on expeditionary fast transport USNS City...

Austal successfully completed acceptance trials on expeditionary fast transport USNS City of Bismarck on Oct. 20 in the Gulf of Mexico, the company said...