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US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
April 11, 2018
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
A U.S. carrier strike group showed off its ability to rapidly launch fighters in the South China Sea.
US Carrier Conducts Air Wing Sortie Drills in South China Sea
US Pacific Fleet Reveals New High-End Strike Group Training
April 05, 2018
US Pacific Fleet Reveals New High-End Strike Group Training
“Fleet Problems” recall U.S. Navy’s realistic interwar exercises.
US Pacific Fleet Reveals New High-End Strike Group Training
Coming to Foal Eagle 2018: US Marine Corps' Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group
March 30, 2018
Coming to Foal Eagle 2018: US Marine Corps' Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group
There won't be a carrier at this year's Foal Eagle exercise, but there will be an immensely well-equipped U.S. Navy Expeditionary Strike Group.
Coming to Foal Eagle 2018: US Marine Corps' Wasp Expeditionary Strike Group
China Condemns US FONOP Near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea
March 25, 2018
China Condemns US FONOP Near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea
The United States Navy has carried out another freedom of navigation operation around Mischief Reef.
China Condemns US FONOP Near Mischief Reef in the South China Sea
Trump Open to Joint Freedom of Navigation Operations With Australia
February 25, 2018
Trump Open to Joint Freedom of Navigation Operations With Australia
The U.S. president said he "would love" to see Australia join the U.S. Navy in the South China Sea.
Trump Open to Joint Freedom of Navigation Operations With Australia
Chinese Oceanography Echoes the Contest for Undersea Dominance Against the US
February 20, 2018
Chinese Oceanography Echoes the Contest for Undersea Dominance Against the US
The military balance between China and the United States will rest largely on which is best able to exploit the ocean depths.
Chinese Oceanography Echoes the Contest for Undersea Dominance Against the US
The US Navy's New 30-Year Plan Grows its Fleet Realistically, but Slowly
February 16, 2018
The US Navy's New 30-Year Plan Grows its Fleet Realistically, but Slowly
Reaching 355 ships is not projected until the 2050s, too slow for expected threats.
The US Navy's New 30-Year Plan Grows its Fleet Realistically, but Slowly
The British Royal Navy Will Send a Frigate to the South China Sea
February 15, 2018
The British Royal Navy Will Send a Frigate to the South China Sea
A Royal Navy frigate will transit the South China Sea to spotlight freedom of navigation.
The British Royal Navy Will Send a Frigate to the South China Sea
In 2017, US Freedom of Navigation Operations Targeted 10 Asian Countries — Not Just China
January 25, 2018
In 2017, US Freedom of Navigation Operations Targeted 10 Asian Countries — Not Just China
U.S. freedom of navigation operations aren't just about China and the South China Sea.
In 2017, US Freedom of Navigation Operations Targeted 10 Asian Countries — Not Just China
What 3 US Supercarriers in the Asia-Pacific Means for North Korea
October 30, 2017
What 3 US Supercarriers in the Asia-Pacific Means for North Korea
Three carriers in the 7th Fleet's area of operations is rare, but not unprecedented.
What 3 US Supercarriers in the Asia-Pacific Means for North Korea
A FONOP Schedule in the South China Sea: What Next?
September 11, 2017
A FONOP Schedule in the South China Sea: What Next?
How can regularized FONOPs benefit U.S. interests in the South China Sea?
A FONOP Schedule in the South China Sea: What Next?
US Commissions New 100,000-Ton Supercarrier USS <em>Gerald R. Ford</em>
July 24, 2017
US Commissions New 100,000-Ton Supercarrier USS Gerald R. Ford
The lead ship of the Ford-class is the most expensive warship ever built for the U.S. Navy.
US Commissions New 100,000-Ton Supercarrier USS Gerald R. Ford
Securing US Bases in the Pacific: A New Era of Instability?
July 11, 2017
Securing US Bases in the Pacific: A New Era of Instability?
The United States and China may be entering a new era of instability in the Pacific.
Securing US Bases in the Pacific: A New Era of Instability?
Is the Focus on FONOPs Muddying Strategic Discourse on the South China Sea?
June 17, 2017
Is the Focus on FONOPs Muddying Strategic Discourse on the South China Sea?
It is proving extremely difficult for Washington to convince Beijing of its seriousness in the South China Sea.
Is the Focus on FONOPs Muddying Strategic Discourse on the South China Sea?
The Big Lesson From the US Victory at the Battle of Midway, 75 Years Later
June 09, 2017
The Big Lesson From the US Victory at the Battle of Midway, 75 Years Later
Winning organizations take pains to maintain their flexibility in the face of technological and strategic changes.
The Big Lesson From the US Victory at the Battle of Midway, 75 Years Later
A US Navy Blockade in the South China Sea Is Not Sound Strategy
January 26, 2017
A US Navy Blockade in the South China Sea Is Not Sound Strategy
Rex Tillerson's South China Sea comments just don't make strategic sense.
A US Navy Blockade in the South China Sea Is Not Sound Strategy
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