Top Daily Stories

Jun 1 2012

Assistant Navy Secretary Pfannenstiel resigns

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-06-01 15:36
Jackalyne Pfannenstiel, assistant secretary of the Navy for energy, installations and environment, announced her resignation Friday for health reasons, the Navy said. The resignation is effective July 1.
Jun 1 2012

NECC Establishes Coastal Riverine Force

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2012-06-01 15:15
The Coastal Riverine Force (CORIVFOR) was formally established during a ceremony held at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story on 1 June.
Jun 1 2012

Navy: Harassment behind Beach Group Two firing

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-06-01 12:02
The chief of staff of Naval Beach Group Two was fired for “misconduct” after an investigation determined he was sexually harassing a woman in his command, Naval Surface Forces Atlantic said.
Jun 1 2012

Once set to retire, Ponce deploys for new role

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-06-01 10:54
A decades-old Navy vessel that six months ago was set to be decommissioned deployed to the Middle East on Friday to serve as a floating staging base.
Jun 1 2012

Navy Awards LHA-7 Construction Contract

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-05-31 23:15
The Navy has awarded a $2.38 billion contract to Huntington Ingalls Industries for the detail design and construction of the future USS Tripoli, the Navy's next large-deck amphibious assault ship.
May 31 2012

Technology key to Pacific pivot, Panetta says

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-31 20:04
The Pentagon needs to “invest in new technologies that will help us build a stronger power projection” in the Pacific region, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says.
May 31 2012

Beijing Projects Power in Strategic South China Sea

The New York Times - Global - Thu, 2012-05-31 20:00
The long-dominant United States and fast-growing China are both seeking to bolster their naval power in the region.
May 31 2012

Newest JHSV to be named Millinocket

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-31 08:39
The next joint high speed vessel (JHSV) will be named the USNS Millinocket, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Wednesday.
May 31 2012

New Sub Is Fully Networked, but Cut Off from the Outside World

Wired.com - Thu, 2012-05-31 05:30
Bandwidth on U.S. submarines is practically a throwback to the early 1990s. To send and receive messages, the sub fleet needs to rise to a depth shallow enough to raise periscopes and antennas.
May 30 2012

Adm. Hunt says LCS Freedom ‘is fit for service’

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-05-30 17:03
Overall, the littoral combat ship Freedom is moving ahead to meet its deployment schedule for next spring, the commander of the Navy’s surface forces proclaimed.

 
 

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