Navy

Lawmakers Blast Acting Navy Secretary’s Defunding of Naval Nuclear Cruise Missile

Harker confirmed that he did not consult with Pentagon or military leaders on the planned nuclear missile.

US Navy Punts on Building a Fleet to Compete with China

The 2022 budget proposal aims to increase future capability but misses the reality facing it today.

F-35 Supply Chain Recovering From COVID Slowdown, Lockheed’s New JSF Chief Says

2021 deliveries could return almost to the level once planned for 2020.

Navy Finds 32 Problems with Littoral Combat Ships

Study reveals “key reliability issues” and maintenance averaging up to two weeks per month to fix.

How China Steals US Tech to Catch Up in Underwater Warfare

From legal filings to a Chinese lab’s website, open source documents provide an illuminating trail.

Navy Drone Refuels Fighter Jet, a Key Step Toward Adding UAVs to Carrier Wings

The MQ-25 T1 Stingray is slated for tests on an aircraft carrier later this year ahead of a planned 2025 deployment.

Naval Spending Proposal Defies Calls to Buy Extra Ships, Boost Marines’ Budget

President’s first spending request seeks to cut procurement to free funds for operations and maintenance.