Top Daily Stories

Jun 1 2012

Once set to retire, Ponce deploys for new role

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-06-01 11:54
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 Top Stories - Fri, 2012-06-01 00:15
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 21:04
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 21:00
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 09:39
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 - Thu, 2012-05-31 06:30
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 18:03
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.
May 30 2012

Chinese see conspiracy in sea law convention

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-05-30 15:09
China reacted strongly recently to U.S. government efforts to ratify the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea, calling it a dangerous military plot to interfere further in Asia’s regional affairs.
May 30 2012

DOD's Carter: Sequester would create 'adsurdities'

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-05-30 14:47
The Pentagon's No. 2 official said Wednesday that automatic spending cuts set to being in January would create "absurdities" and devastate the defense industries that support the troops.
May 30 2012

With Plan X, DOD seeks to spread U.S. might to cyberspace

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2012-05-30 14:00
The Pentagon is turning to the private sector in an effort to develop technologies to improve cyberwarfare capabilities, launch effective attacks and withstand likely retaliation.


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