Operational Security
MINSY - Boats Under Construction

The Cold War Boats Association Security policy is intended to protect people, vessels, missions, assets, and technology of the United States Navy from being compromised by inappropriate or inadvertent disclosure of related information, including photographs, documents, audio, and video recordings.

Classified Material:

The Cold War Boats Association prohibits the posting of Classified material on the the coldwarboats.org website.

Any documents, photographs, audio or video recordings, or artifacts that are currently considered Classified are not permitted, and will be removed.

Operational Security of Active Duty Assets

Any information that could compromise the operational security of active duty personnel, commissioned ships, or their missions is not permitted, and will be removed.

Access to personally identifiable information (PII) of active-duty service members or information related to the crews of submarines currently in full or limited commission is restricted to administrators only. 

Questions:

If you are not sure, contact the Security Manager before uploading any material that could be currently considered classified.

Questions and concerns should be directed to the Security Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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U.S. Naval Institute News

  • GAO Report on Coast Guard Defense Missions
    The following is the Sept. 15, 2021, Government Accountability Office report Coast Guard: Information on Defense Readiness Mission Deployments, Expenses, and Funding. From the report One of the six armed forces, the U.S. Coast Guard is a multimission maritime military service within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It is responsible for implementing 11 statutory […]
  • Pentagon, Navy Conducting Parallel Fleet Studies Ahead of Next National Defense Strategy
    The Navy and the Pentagon are crunching numbers on two separate sets of studies that will map out the size of the service’s future fleet as defense budgets are set to stay static for the foreseeable future, officials familiar with the studies told USNI News. The Navy is performing its own assessment of the fleet […]
  • Navy Will Cut 500 Civilian East Coast Jobs in ‘Drastic Action’ to Cut $66M
    Five hundred Navy civilian employees on the East Coast will be cut and port operations will be restricted to a daylight Monday to Friday schedule to meet Navy Region Mid-Atlantic’s Fiscal Year 2022 budget goal. Three hundred Naval Facilities Engineering Systems Command Mid-Atlantic and 200 Navy Region Mid-Atlantic (CRMA) civilians will be cut as part of […]
  • Panel: Australian Nuclear Sub Deal ‘Went Terribly Wrong’ with America’s NATO Allies
    Australia’s decision to turn to Washington and London for nuclear-powered submarines to bolster its security was a “no brainer” for Canberra, but it is a decision that “went terribly wrong” with NATO partners, an expert in European defense matters said Tuesday. Ivo Daalder, a former permanent U.S. representative to the alliance, said the United States […]