Navy Shipbuilding Programs Improving
The US Navy shipbuilding programs are improving, reports the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
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“We Must Fight”—Reagan on the Will of the Warrior
As America honors it's fighting men and women on Memorial Day, the banner for which they fight on Flag Day and the freedom which they selflessly maintain on Independence Day,…
Although its strategic importance has faded a bit since Soviet ballistic-missile submarines ceased prowling along the U.S. coastline, maritime patrol remains a central mission of the U.S. Navy. The P-3…
Fleet Week canceled as Navy cites sequester
Blame it on the sequester, the Navy said. Military spending cuts have forced the cancellation of a New York City annual institution, Fleet Week, when some of America’s largest warships…
Memorial Day Celebrations on Deck at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
While Fleet Week has taken an unfortunate hiatus, the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum will honor our service men and women this Memorial Day Weekend as it kicks-off its…
1 Sailor Dead, Others Injured in Training Accident
Officials say one U.S. Navy sailor was killed and several others were hurt in a training exercise at Fort Knox in Kentucky. Fort Knox spokesman Ryan Brus said Friday morning…
U.S. Littoral Combat-Ship Delays Extended, Navy Reports
The U.S. Navy’s latest batch of Littoral Combat Ships is running as much as one year behind delivery schedules. The fourth of 52 planned ships is scheduled for delivery in…
Navy’s X-47B drone makes first carrier-style landing
The UFO-shaped X-47B drone performed a first-of-a-kind landing trick that brings it a step closer to use as a carrier-based fighter craft for the U.S. Navy. On Saturday, the drone…