The Royal Navy Invincible-class light aircraft carrier HMS Ark Royal (RO7) arrives at Naval Station Norfolk.
Special-Cheonan Sinking: the Smoking Gun
Serial number found on torpedo fragments collected from sunken ship site.
Investigation Result on the Sinking of ROKS “Cheonan”(pdf).
N.Korea Threatens War Over Cheonan Report.
NK ‘Submarine detoured in West Sea’.
Gov’t warns against ‘groundless rumors’.
Stealthy mission that has brought neighbours close to war.
China holds the key to Korean peace.
S.Korean warning shots to drive away N.Korea ships.
U.S. Experts ‘Believe N.Korea Sank the Cheonan’.
Navy Gets What it Wants in New Bill.
Gates takes aim at Navy procurement.
In a first, German frigate to sail under US command.
Northrop: Ford’s design issues minimal.
New Ford Class Flattop Construction Costs Still Climbing.
Review Cites Flaws in U.S. Antimissile Program. More. Rebuttal.
Gates hints China’s anti-ship threat may render carriers obsolete.
Air-Sea Battle: The Other Future. The Report (pdf).
Warships of the World
RUSI: Billions could be saved by scaling down Trident. More.
Trident: Deadly – and very, very expensive.
British, French sailors visit Norfolk ahead of joint exercises.
No way to run Canada’s navy.
Canada’s shipbuilding war heats up.
Canadian Navy Dodges Fleet Reductions.
China’s forces lack strong naval tradition.
Taiwan Inaugurates ‘Stealth’ Missile Boat Squadron.
Israeli Navy Wants Stealth Corvettes.
New Wars at Sea
Why Anti-Piracy Efforts off Somalia Are Doomed to Fail.
Russian warships to base in Djibouti port to fight piracy.
Royal Navy warship destroys pirate boats in Somali Basin. More.
The World’s Naval Powers Converge on Iran and the Strait of Hormuz.
Royal Navy patrol boat chases Spanish vessel out of Gibraltar waters.
On Piracy Patrol, Norwegian Super-Frigate Hamstrung by Radar, Missing Chopper.
From the Navy Vaults
Dunkirk ‘little ship’, Anne, restored and relaunched. (Practical Boat Owner)
Amphibious Warfare Part 1, Part 2. (War and Game)
Ironclads also clashed outside the waters of the United States. (War and Game)
Author represents last words on U-boat war. (Gavelston Daily News)
Small ship pivotal in beach patrols, rescue.
Royal Navy keeps no archive on sea monsters. (Google News)
Canada’s first subs bought by British Columbia. (Times Colonist)
British Sailors on Their Admirals. (Strategypage)
Democracy In The Golden Age of Piracy. (Pauline’s Pirates & Privateers)
Ships: Voyage Of Discovery. (Pauline’s Pirates & Privateers)
Homing pigeon helped get film of President Reagan honoring USS Stark sailors back to newsroom. (Florida Times-Union)
Russian warship honors Battle of Tsushima sailors. (Ria Novosti)
Naval Aviation Centennial: Blimp vs. U-boat. (The Year in Defense)