Business

The race is on to prepare Australia for nuclear subs

“There has been a hiatus where we weren’t all paying attention. Now we’ve got to catch up,” a UK shipbuilding exec says.

Business

Software delay will reduce F-35 deliveries for a second straight year

Lockheed says the TR-3 upgrade, due last year, has slipped to third quarter of 2024.

Science & Tech

The Pentagon is already testing tomorrow’s AI-powered swarm drones, ships

DOD pulled off unmanned amphibious landings, self-coding drones, and more just in the last year. What's next?

Defense Systems

How the Navy is using deployed ships to improve maintenance

The goal is to keep ships at sea and those in queue up to date, the service’s surface warfare director said.

Threats

Defense One Radio, Ep. 142: Trouble on the Red Sea

We review how the Iran-backed Houthis are disrupting global shipping in the Red Sea, and we look back at similar dynamics near the end of the so-called tanker wars of the late 1980s.

Policy

CNO: US Navy is having a 1930s moment

Franchetti highlights “warfighting” and “warfighters” as key priorities.

Ideas

Red Sea protection effort faces early hurdles

Though the Pentagon says 20 nations have joined Operation Prosperity Guardian, almost half have preferred to remain unnamed.