17:57 GMT 08.06.2015
US, South Korean Navies Hold Joint Anti-Submarine Exercise – US Navy
US Navy said in a release that United States and South Korea launched a five day joint anti-submarine exercise near Guam.
18:20 GMT 26.05.2015
US Naval Forces to Acquire Over 300 Ships in Five Years – Navy Secretary
The United States will build a fleet of more than 300 vessels by the end of the decade, US Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said. He pointed out that in 2001 the US Navy comprised 316 vessels, but by 2008 the number had dropped to 278.
16:58 GMT 13.05.2015
US Approves $199Mln Anti-Ship Missile Sale to Japan
The US State Department has approved the sale of Harpoon anti-ship missiles to Japan, the US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) said in a statement on Wednesday.
16:07 GMT 25.03.2015
New Nuclear Sub's Funding to Start on Time Despite Media Reports - US Navy
Earlier in March, media reported that the US Navy and Congress had not managed to find the funds to pay for the procurement of the Ohio Replacement Program, in charge of replacing the aging Ohio-class submarines with 12 more advanced subs.
16:47 GMT 17.03.2015
US Navy Seeks Drastic Increase in Tomahawk Missiles on Attack Subs
As the US prepares to retire its Ohio-class submarines, the Navy is looking for ways to make up for that loss in firepower. One consideration is to outfit Virginia-class subs with even more missiles. 28 more, to be precise, a dramatic increase from the current 12.
14:56 GMT 24.01.2015
US Navy Updates Strategy Amid Growing Cyberwar Threat
US Navy press officer also said that the issue of growing naval presence of China in the Asia-Pacific region "will be covered in the updated maritime strategy."
17:27 GMT 13.01.2015
US Navy Set to Unveil Electromagnetic Weapon Technology
The weapon will be presented before the public on February 4-5 in Washington.
14:45 GMT 12.01.2015
US, South Korean Navies to Carry Out Joint Exercise This Week: Reports
Two US destroyers, a South Korean destroyer, a submarine and two helicopters are expected to take part in the joint exercise. South Korean Navy officials have not yet confirmed information about the drills.
18:06 GMT 09.01.2015
US Navy Ship Combing Seafloor for Signs of AirAsia Wreckage
The Tow Fish sonar aboard the destroyer can identify objects on the seafloor as small as a golf ball, according to members of the US Navy team.
AirAsia QZ8501 Deadly Dive
11:56 GMT 26.12.2014
US Warship Destroyer Donald Cook Enters Black Sea Second Time This Year
The USS Donald Cook's presence in the Black Sea is meant to reassure and at the same time demonstrate US commitment to work closely with NATO allies in order to enhance maritime security, the ship's commanding officer, was quoted as saying in the statement Thursday.