Menu
Account
Top US Admiral Tours Western Pacific Assuring Allies and Sailors Alike
December 20, 2017
Top US Admiral Tours Western Pacific Assuring Allies and Sailors Alike
Chief of Naval Operations gives special encouragement to beleaguered Seventh Fleet.
Top US Admiral Tours Western Pacific Assuring Allies and Sailors Alike
Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
December 18, 2017
Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
Accidents involving two Arleigh Burke-class destroyers in 2017 will have serious consequences.
Report: US Navy Destroyer Accidents to Temporarily Reduce Aegis Missile Defense Capacity
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS <i>John S. McCain</i>
November 20, 2017
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS John S. McCain
Confusion, ignorance of equipment, and poor control design led to deadly collision in Singapore Strait.
US Navy Reports on Collisions in Pacific – the USS John S. McCain
USS <i>John S. McCain</i>  Returning to Japan to be Repaired
October 05, 2017
USS John S. McCain Returning to Japan to be Repaired
Damaged U.S. destroyer departed Singapore for U.S. base in Yokosuka.
USS John S. McCain Returning to Japan to be Repaired
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?
US Navy Dismisses Head of 7th Fleet Following Destroyer Collision
August 24, 2017
US Navy Dismisses Head of 7th Fleet Following Destroyer Collision
The U.S. Navy has dismissed the commander of its 7th Fleet from duty, following the second deadly ship collision in less than three months.
US Navy Dismisses Head of 7th Fleet Following Destroyer Collision
USS <i>John S. McCain</i> Collides With Merchant Vessel Near Singapore, 10 Sailors Missing
August 22, 2017
USS John S. McCain Collides With Merchant Vessel Near Singapore, 10 Sailors Missing
U.S. destroyer is moored in Singapore, damage being assessed and search for missing continues.
USS John S. McCain Collides With Merchant Vessel Near Singapore, 10 Sailors Missing
US Navy Expanding Ability to Sustain Operations in South China Sea
October 19, 2016
US Navy Expanding Ability to Sustain Operations in South China Sea
Agreements with partners and new at-sea capabilities will help ships repair and replenish locally.
US Navy Expanding Ability to Sustain Operations in South China Sea
North Korea Update: More U.S. Military Might Moves into Position
April 03, 2013
North Korea Update: More U.S. Military Might Moves into Position
The Sea-Based X-Band Radar, the USS John S. McCain and F-22′s are now part of the picture.
North Korea Update: More U.S. Military Might Moves into Position
Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly newsletter
The Diplomat Brief