U.S. Navy

Several of the United States Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships (LCS) have been operating throughout the Pacific in recent months, despite the class’s many previous mechanical and operational troubles. In particular, the USS Jackson, USS Tulsa, and USS Charleston—all Independence-class littoral combat ships—have been able to deploy much more rapidly than in the past. USNI News quoted a Navy Captain, who
The exact nature of last week’s collision in which a Navy Seawolf-class submarine “struck an object” is still unclear. What was hit? Perhaps of even greater significance, what mission led one of the Navy’s most capable submarines to cruise waters in or around the South China Sea? “The Seawolf-class fast-attack submarine USS Connecticut (SSN 22)
Volleys of networked munitions, drone attacks, undersea maneuvers, long-range missile fires, hypersonic weapons and 5th-Generation fighter aircraft, supported by aircraft carrier strike groups will bring new dimensions to offensive maritime warfare, according to a recently released tri-service sea combat strategy called “Advantage at Sea.”  Citing the fast-growing Russian and Chinese threat, the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Coast