Admiral John Richardson

July 12, 2019

Heads of US and Chinese Navies Talk Miscalculation Amid US Leadership Shuffle

By Steven Stashwick
Admiral John Richardson holds last conference with Chinese counterpart before retiring.

May 17, 2019

US Navy Chief: US Hasn't Stepped up Sea Patrols to Confront China

By Annabelle Liang
The U.S. says it has not stepped up maritime patrols to challenge China's territorial claims in the South China Sea.
May 02, 2019

A More Assertive US ‘Gray Zone’ Strategy

By Steven Stashwick
Leaders want Russia and China to respond to U.S. initiative, not the other way around.

January 16, 2019

Heads of US and Chinese Navy Meet in Beijing

By Steven Stashwick
Admirals discuss reducing risk in interactions between two navies at-sea.

December 22, 2018

US Navy Releases Updated Plan for Maintaining Superiority

By Steven Stashwick
Plan to guide procurement, training, reforms to compete with China and Russia.

December 20, 2017

Top US Admiral Tours Western Pacific Assuring Allies and Sailors Alike

By Steven Stashwick
Chief of Naval Operations gives special encouragement to beleaguered Seventh Fleet.
April 06, 2017

Deterrence Diminished by US Navy Readiness Gaps as Congress Debates Budget

By Steven Stashwick
Leaders warn years of stunted budgets leave Navy with a thin bench in event of a conflict.

September 23, 2016

Being Realistic About Engagement with China and the A2/AD Threat

By Steven Stashwick
U.S. Chief of Naval Operations: U.S. must engage with China and A2/AD is an "aspiration."

July 20, 2016

Top Chinese Admiral: China Ready to Counter ‘Any Aggression’ in South China Sea

By Franz-Stefan Gady
The admiral’s remarks come amidst a three-day visit by the U.S. Navy’s chief of naval operations to China.

February 09, 2016

Can the Littoral Combat Ship Really Put an ‘Enemy Fleet on the Bottom of the Ocean’?

By Franz-Stefan Gady
Two U.S. senators think that the US Navy is overstating the capabilities of the Littoral Combat Ship.

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