U.S. President Barack Obama has approved the deployment of special forces into norther Syria next month to advise opposition forces in their fight against ISIL.
At the annual Naval Submarine League symposium, Director of Undersea Warfare Rear Adm. Charles Richard, told attendees that he hopes to restart the heavyweight torpedo program as the current lineup of weapons are getting old.
Officials from the U.S. Air Force will meet executives from Boeing today and brief them on the decision to award the Long Range Strike Bomber (LRS-B) contract to Northrop Grumman.
DARPA’s Anti-Submarine Warfare (ASW) Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV), an unmanned surface vehicle designed to track diesel electric submarines, is expected to begin builder’s trials in January or February 2016.
Over a period of nine-days, a team of divers assigned to Explosive Ordnance Disposal Mobile Unit 11, Mobile Diving and Salvage Team Seven (MDS 11-7) surveyed the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston (CA 30) in the Sudan Strait.
A press statement from China’s Ministry of Defense said Type 052C destroyer Lanzhou (170) and Type 053H1 frigate Taizhou (533) gave warnings to USS Lassen as the American warship sailed within 12 nautical miles of Chinese artificial islands in the Spratly archipelago on Oct. 27.
By CSR Report RL33153 China Naval Modernization: Implications for U.S. Navy Capabilities—Background and Issues for Congress by Ronald O’Rourke dated February 28, 2014 (United States Naval Institute News Blog) [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons