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USS <i>Fitzgerald</i> Returns to Yokosuka to Repair New Damage
November 28, 2017
USS Fitzgerald Returns to Yokosuka to Repair New Damage
The destroyer’s hull was punctured while loading onto a heavy lift ship for transport to United States for repairs.
USS Fitzgerald Returns to Yokosuka to Repair New Damage
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS <i>Fitzgerald</i>
November 13, 2017
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS Fitzgerald
Poor judgement, neglect of procedures preceded deadly collision.
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS Fitzgerald
3 US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump’s Visit
October 25, 2017
3 US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump’s Visit
The U.S. Navy now operates three nuclear-powered aircraft carriers in the Asia-Pacific region.
3 US Carrier Strike Groups Enter Asia-Pacific Ahead of Trump’s Visit
Firings, Reforms Follow US Navy Mishaps in Pacific Fleet
September 26, 2017
Firings, Reforms Follow US Navy Mishaps in Pacific Fleet
New policies and new commanders while collision investigations continue.
Firings, Reforms Follow US Navy Mishaps in Pacific Fleet
Is the US Seventh Fleet Unprepared to Operate at Sea?
September 12, 2017
Is the US Seventh Fleet Unprepared to Operate at Sea?
Japan-based ships lack same training and readiness standards as U.S.-based.
Is the US Seventh Fleet Unprepared to Operate at Sea?
The Navy Will Struggle to Build Trump’s 350-Ship Fleet
March 24, 2017
The Navy Will Struggle to Build Trump’s 350-Ship Fleet
Budget and shipyard hurdles will stymie progress beyond the current President’s term.
The Navy Will Struggle to Build Trump’s 350-Ship Fleet
Road to 350: Can the US Build a 350-Ship Fleet the Navy Actually Wants?
November 28, 2016
Road to 350: Can the US Build a 350-Ship Fleet the Navy Actually Wants?
Shipbuilding capacity, political & budget uncertainty, combat capability, complicate any new plan.
Road to 350: Can the US Build a 350-Ship Fleet the Navy Actually Wants?
Road to 350: What Does the US Navy Do Anyway?
November 18, 2016
Road to 350: What Does the US Navy Do Anyway?
As Trump promises a 350-ship fleet, a primer on the U.S. Navy today.
Road to 350: What Does the US Navy Do Anyway?
Trump’s New Navy: Does the US Really Need 350 Warships?
November 15, 2016
Trump’s New Navy: Does the US Really Need 350 Warships?
Defense hawks are embracing Donald Trump’s idea of expanding U.S. naval power.
Trump’s New Navy: Does the US Really Need 350 Warships?
US, UK, and Japan Navies Sign First-Ever Trilateral Cooperation Agreement
November 01, 2016
US, UK, and Japan Navies Sign First-Ever Trilateral Cooperation Agreement
Agreement paves way for greater cooperation to achieve "mutually desired strategic effects."
US, UK, and Japan Navies Sign First-Ever Trilateral Cooperation Agreement
Louder Than Words: Actions Speak Volumes for New Zealand-US Relations
October 12, 2016
Louder Than Words: Actions Speak Volumes for New Zealand-US Relations
As Wellington pursues improvement in its relations with Washington, challenges remain.
Louder Than Words: Actions Speak Volumes for New Zealand-US Relations
Munich All Over Again: Is the US Navy too Small?
April 15, 2016
Munich All Over Again: Is the US Navy too Small?
The number of active U.S. Navy warships has sunk to its lowest in over 100 years and that scares some U.S. lawmakers.
Munich All Over Again: Is the US Navy too Small?
Is the US Navy Too Weak to Fight in the Asia-Pacific?
October 22, 2015
Is the US Navy Too Weak to Fight in the Asia-Pacific?
The U.S. Navy’s 30-year shipbuilding plan does not meet requirements for amphibious warfare in the Pacific.
Is the US Navy Too Weak to Fight in the Asia-Pacific?
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