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USS John Finn Commissioned in Pearl Harbor

The Navy’s newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, USS John Finn (DDG 113), was brought to life and into the fleet July 15 at Hawaii’s Pearl Harbor – a fitting commissioning venue, as the namesake’s...

USS Pearl Harbor visits Pearl Harbor

U.S. Navy’s amphibious dock landing ship USS Pearl Harbor (LSD 52) pulled into Pearl Harbor on July 14 for its first scheduled port visit of the 2017 deployment. The ship’s arrival at its… [[...

Germany delays Israeli sub MoU signing

Germany has delayed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) signing ceremony marking Israel’s acquisition of three submarines, a source from Israel’s National Security Council confirmed to Jane’s on 18 July. The delay comes in the...

US Navy and USMC prepare to deploy F-35B aircraft

The US Navy and the US Marine Corps (USMC) are preparing for the deployment of the F-35B Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter, which is currently slated for next year. …read more Read more here::...

Defense Department Names Another Batch Of Navy Appointments

Secretary of Defense James Mattis announced three more presidential naval flag officer nominations on Friday. Vice Adm. John Aquilino was reappointed as vice admiral and assigned commander of United States Naval Forces Central Command...

GAO Finds Quality Problems in Navy Ship Deliveries

A Government Accountability Office (GAO) report released last Thursday found a sample of Navy ships showed how ships delivered to the fleet are provided with incomplete work and quality problems. The GAO reviewed a...

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