The guided-missile frigate USS Vandegrift (FFG 48) and the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mellon (WHEC 717) in naval exercises off Indonesia.
Destroyer Spruance will be christened Saturday.
Beach-storming drill returns Marines to roots.
Navy’s drone death ray takes out targets.
U.S. to Aid South Korea With Naval Defense Plan.
Congress submits funds for nuclear destroyer.
The Incredible Shrinking American Fleet.
US carrier to join S.Korea anti-submarine drill. US denial.
U.S. Navy Advancing Technology Aboard “Sea Fighter“.
Pentagon gives green light to DDG-1000.
DDG 1000 Could Get New Missile-Defense Radar.
Analysis of the U.S. Navy’s 2011 Shipbuilding Plan.
U.S. Navy Budget Still Untenable, CBO Affirms.
Warships of the World
Carrier Admiral Gorshkov refurbishment on schedule.
First Cut for New Class of SSKs for Brazil.
Half of Collins fleet still out of action.
Russian experts inspect results of Cheonan probe.
Germany could help Ukraine in equipping new corvette.
HMS Daring: Ruler of the Waves. Rebuttal.
New Wars at Sea
Israel stations nuclear missile subs off Iran.
Netanyahu Considers Easing Gaza Blockade.
Royal Navy Wages War on Drug Submarines.
USS San Jacinto disrupted Somali pirates’ attack. More.
Somali troops free pirate-held cargo ship.
From the Navy Vaults
Cornelis Drebbel’s Amazing Submarine at the Royal Navy Submarine Museum. (Old Salt Blog)
Benjamin Stoddert, First Secretary of the Navy. (Naval History Blog)
Battle of Surigao Strait by Anthony P. Tully – a Review. (Old Salt Blog)
Vittorio Cuniberti, Jackie Fisher and the Dreadnaught. (Suite 101)
The Miracle of the Little Ships. (In From the Cold)
Canada’s Navy-Floating our boats on a shoestring. (Times Colonist)
Charleston Pirate Tours. (Charleston Pirate Tour.com)
Nazi sub sunk off Block Island. (Providence Journal)
Old Ironsides. (Pauline’s Pirates & Privateers)
The Queen’s Privateer. (Pauline’s Pirates & Privateers)
USS Requin ceremony recognizes ‘the silent service’. (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Plymouth commemorative plaque for Falklands’ conflict Royal Navy vessel. (Merco Press)
Russian book confirms Soviet intelligence support for Argentina in Malvinas war. (Merco Press)
The Asia-Pacific War 1942-1944 Part 1. (War and Game)
The Asia-Pacific War 1942-1944 Part 2. (War and Game)