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U.S. Naval Institute News

  • USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Jan. 18, 2022
    These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Jan. 18, 2022, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship. Total U.S. Navy Battle […]
  • Report to Congress on Navy Force Structure
    The following is the Jan. 12, 2022, Congressional Research Service report, Navy Force Structure and Shipbuilding Plans: Background and Issues for Congress. From the report The current and planned size and composition of the Navy, the annual rate of Navy ship procurement, the prospective affordability of the Navy’s shipbuilding plans, and the capacity of the […]
  • Former NATO Head Scaparrotti: China, Iran Watching U.S. Response to Ukraine Tensions Closely
    As Russian President Vladimir Putin tries to expand the Kremlin’s sphere of influence across Eastern Europe, how Ukraine is handled by the U.S. will be watched closely by China, Iran, North Korea, a former NATO top commander said last week. Retired Army Gen. Curtis “Mike” Scaparrotti, who also served as the senior commander in Korea, […]
  • Navy, Lockheed Haven’t Reached Cost Deal on LCS Combining Gear
    The Navy and Lockheed Martin are still negotiating the cost breakdown for a fix to the Freedom variant Littoral Combat Ship that has restricted the operations of most ships in the class, a service official said last week. Capt. Andy Gold, the program manager for the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship, told reporters at the annual […]