The Trump administration’s plan to grow the Navy’s fleet to 355 ships would cost an estimated $28.9 billion per year over the next 30 years, representing the largest naval buildup since the Reagan administration if completed, according to the Congressional Budget Office.
China is stepping up the use of intelligence-gathering ships to spy on U.S. and allied targets and last year secretly monitored an American missile defense test near Alaska, according to the Pentagon.
The United States Navy is hoping to accelerate the development and construction of its Columbia-class nuclear ballistic missile submarines in order to get them in service as soon as possible.
An October 2017 Navy jet crash that killed a student pilot and instructor occurred after the pair flew abandoned approved training guidelines and flew too low, according to a Navy report.
Medal of Honor awardee Capt. Thomas J. Hudner, Jr., was laid to rest at Arlington National Cemetery on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy said on Wednesday two aviators had been killed in a F/A-18F Super Hornet crash during a training flight off the coast of Key West, Florida.
The U.S. military is competing across the services and with the private sector to employee service members amid a contracting field of qualified recruits, the Navy secretary said on Monday.