The Navy’s Perennial Conundrum: Cost Overruns Interfere with Fleet Sizing.
Ford carrier launch system still having problems.
US Navy request raises issue about aluminum ships.
Debating the Pros and Cons of LCS.
Navy: LCS fuel disparity not a deal-breaker.
USS Independence to leave Mobile.
Nation’s Third Littoral Combat Ship More Than 30 Percent Complete.
A Looming Shipbuilding Crisis?
Got Sea Control?
Boeing Completes Design of Shipboard Superlaser. More.
F-35 fighter makes first vertical landing. More.
Pressure Builds for More Hornets; Multi-Year OK Likely.
More carriers on the way to Mayport?
US, Spanish ships test Aegis Combat System.
Next-gen Burkes may push limit of DDG frame.
Marinette Marine breaks ground on large ship facility.
USCG Deepwater costs rise to $27.4 billion.
Warships of the World
Turkish naval corvette enters Greek waters.
Turkey revives $3 billion frigate project.
Pro-Western head of Ukraine’s Naval Forces sacked.
Russia floats out second Gepard class frigate for Vietnam.
Russian Akula Class: The sea shark.
High speed ASW weapon developed for Indian Navy.
Pakistan Navy test fires missiles in Arabian Sea manoeuvres.
Greece to resell German submarine: minister.
Building UK’s Future Aircraft Carriers.
Selections May Come Soon on U.K. Frigates.
Sailors hope proud Royal Navy name won’t go out with the Ark.
Airmen to write the rule book for new RN destroyers.
Military fans excited at seeing real battleship.
The Emerging Republic of Korea Navy. (pdf)
New Wars at Sea
Gunfire, RPG attacks by Somali pirates soar as crew defences improve.
Somali pirates attempt attack on Dutch warship. “Oops“. More.
Somalia: Navy Officers Seek End to Piracy.
Pirates Thrive Even As EU Navy Makes Inroads.
Somali Piracy Tactics Evolve; Threats Could Expand Globally.
Sweden Readies Anti-Pirate EU Mission.
Pirates Throw “Net” Wider.
From the Navy Vaults
The Art of HMS Hood. (Maritime Quest)
The General and the Captain. (Pauline’s Pirates & Privateers)
Ukrainians uncover Crimean British Navy vessel. (BBC News)
Cruiser San Diego the ‘unbeatable ship’ of WWII. (Sign on San Diego)
The US Navy’s Transition to Jets. (US Navy War College)
Restoring a Museum Piece, a Jungle Gym That Once Flew. (New York Times)