Navy

The Navy Put Its Next Amphib on Hold. Good.

The proposal to build a slow and combat-shy Light Amphibious Warship raises questions about a key Marine Corps operating concept.

Right Hands, Right Place: Why We Must Push Military Technology Experimentation to the Edge

The Pentagon will struggle to keep up with rapidly evolving threats unless it gets better at sending promising new gear to deployed troops.

How Digital Twinning Is Helping Improve Submarine Communications

Lessons from the challenging world of undersea operations ought to be applied across the military.

New Sonar For Navy Frigates Could Turn Any Ship into Submarine Hunter, Maker Says

Thales says its Advanced Acoustic Concepts towed sensors can be installed in just two days.

UFO Sightings By US Troops Surge

Intelligence officials cite recent efforts to reduce the stigma of reporting odd aerial phenomena. Many cases remain unexplained.

Navy Secretary Warns: If Defense Industry Can’t Boost Production, Arming Both Ukraine and the US May Become ‘Challenging’

Carlos Del Toro’s comments come as an admiral accuses weapons makers of using the pandemic as an excuse for not delivering arms on time.

Pentagon Rescinds COVID-Vaccine Mandate

The move was required by the 2023 defense policy bill. Troops who were ejected for refusing the vaccine may petition for a change in their discharge status.

As a Groundbreaking Unmanned Task Force Hits Stride, Navy Mulls the Next One

Task Force 59 has earned full operational capability while “normalizing this activity,” 5th Fleet’s commander said.

OK Boomer: What Today’s Young Shipyard Workers Want

Chicken sandwiches and WiFi, for starters, says the head of Ingalls Shipbuilding.

The US Army Can Be the Joint Force's Contact Layer in the Pacific

Team a multi-domain task force with U.S. Army Forces Japan to keep tabs on China, boost deterrence, and—if necessary—fight until reinforcements arrive.

‘We Have Nothing’ to Indicate that UFOs Are Aliens, Defense Official Says

The Pentagon says it has no data to suggest unidentified anomalous phenomena come from outer space.