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French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal
May 20, 2019
French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal
The La Perouse Exercise featured a French aircraft carrier and Australian submarines.
French, US, Australian, Japanese Warships Drill in Bay of Bengal
Multilateral Presence and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
May 14, 2019
Multilateral Presence and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
A recent multilateral set of drills involving the United States, Japan, India, and the Philippines is a model.
Multilateral Presence and the Free and Open Indo-Pacific
US Naval Chief in India for High-Level Defense Talks
May 14, 2019
US Naval Chief in India for High-Level Defense Talks
The U.S. chief of naval operations is in India this week for meetings.
US Naval Chief in India for High-Level Defense Talks
US, India, Japan, Philippine Navies Demonstrate Joint Presence in South China Sea
May 11, 2019
US, India, Japan, Philippine Navies Demonstrate Joint Presence in South China Sea
The four-way sail-through is the first engagement of its kind, highlighting coordination among like-minded Indo-Pacific navies.
US, India, Japan, Philippine Navies Demonstrate Joint Presence in South China Sea
A More Assertive US ‘Gray Zone’ Strategy
May 02, 2019
A More Assertive US ‘Gray Zone’ Strategy
Leaders want Russia and China to respond to U.S. initiative, not the other way around.
A More Assertive US ‘Gray Zone’ Strategy
The US Navy’s Shifting View of China’s Coast Guard and ‘Maritime Militia’
April 30, 2019
The US Navy’s Shifting View of China’s Coast Guard and ‘Maritime Militia’
The U.S. has told China that it’ll treat its coast guard and “maritime militia” as naval vessels, in effect.
The US Navy’s Shifting View of China’s Coast Guard and ‘Maritime Militia’
First New US Low-Yield Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Warhead Produced
March 14, 2019
First New US Low-Yield Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Warhead Produced
The first production unit of the W76 mod 2 warhead has been produced in Texas.
First New US Low-Yield Submarine-Launched Ballistic Missile Warhead Produced
Japan, UK, US to Hold Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Western Pacific
March 13, 2019
Japan, UK, US to Hold Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Western Pacific
For the second time in three months the three countries are holding an anti-submarine warfare exercise in Asian waters.
Japan, UK, US to Hold Anti-Submarine Warfare Exercise in Western Pacific
US Navy Attack Sub to Participate in Japanese Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
February 13, 2019
US Navy Attack Sub to Participate in Japanese Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
A U.S. Navy submarine will participate in the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force Submarine Competition this week.
US Navy Attack Sub to Participate in Japanese Anti-Submarine Warfare Drill
US Navy Accepts Delivery of New Littoral Combat Ship
February 12, 2019
US Navy Accepts Delivery of New Littoral Combat Ship
The service took delivery of the future USS Billings on February 1.
US Navy Accepts Delivery of New Littoral Combat Ship
U.S. Navy Tested High Velocity Projectile on Destroyer
January 10, 2019
U.S. Navy Tested High Velocity Projectile on Destroyer
USS Dewey fired 20 experimental rounds at RIMPAC last summer.
U.S. Navy Tested High Velocity Projectile on Destroyer
US Navy Releases Updated Plan for Maintaining Superiority
December 22, 2018
US Navy Releases Updated Plan for Maintaining Superiority
Plan to guide procurement, training, reforms to compete with China and Russia.
US Navy Releases Updated Plan for Maintaining Superiority
US Navy Conducts First Post-Cold War FONOP in Peter the Great Bay, Off Russian Coast
December 06, 2018
US Navy Conducts First Post-Cold War FONOP in Peter the Great Bay, Off Russian Coast
The operation challenges what the United States sees as excessive Russian maritime claims.
US Navy Conducts First Post-Cold War FONOP in Peter the Great Bay, Off Russian Coast
Operation Red Sea: The Chinese Public's Introduction to Beijing's New Navy
November 28, 2018
Operation Red Sea: The Chinese Public's Introduction to Beijing's New Navy
A Chinese film showcases the increasing might of the People's Liberation Army Navy.
Operation Red Sea: The Chinese Public's Introduction to Beijing's New Navy
US Navy’s New Naval Strike Missile to Deploy in 2019
October 26, 2018
US Navy’s New Naval Strike Missile to Deploy in 2019
The new over-the-horizon anti-ship missile will be deployed and integrated in the USN’s littoral combat ships sooner than expected.
US Navy’s New Naval Strike Missile to Deploy in 2019
2 US Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
October 23, 2018
2 US Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
Passage by a cruiser and destroyer follows similar transit in July.
2 US Warships Transit Taiwan Strait
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