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Training, maintenance issues beset overseas US Navy ships

Foreign-based US Navy ships are suffering a slew of problems that are raising risks and impacting military readiness, a government watchdog warned on Thursday...

US Secretary of the Navy Announces Need for 355-ship Navy

The Secretary of the Navy announced the results of the 2016 Force Structure Assessment (FSA), a year-long effort which began in January that was...

Major Investment Boost for Next Generation Royal Navy Ships

The Ministry of Defence (MOD) has announced a further £472 million for the Royal Navy’s Type 26 Global Combat Ship program. It will allow...

Five Chinese naval ships spotted in Bering Sea: Pentagon

Washington: The Pentagon on Wednesday confirmed the presence of five Chinese naval vessels in the Bering Sea between Russia and Alaska, which US President...

Russian Navy to Receive 50 New Vessels

The Russian Navy will receive 50 vessels of different kinds in 2015, Navy Commander Viktor Chirkov reported. The Navy's shipbuilding program has been planned from...

Pentagon asks for more funds for high-tech weapons

In a bid to keep the US military's technological edge, President Barack Obama's proposed budget for 2016 calls for an increase in defense spending...

China Builds Advanced Warship for Bangladesh

China has launched its most advanced warship for export. Built by the China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation, the frigate, named Independent, is made for the...

Naval ships from US, India and Japan to start war games

The United States, India and Japan are set to kick off week-long war games in the Pacific, beefing up naval ties as they...

Russian Navy to Get 40 New Ships in 2014

Russia’s Navy is expected to receive 40 new warships and auxiliary vessels in 2014, a high-ranking official said Friday. In addition to surface ships of...

South Korea to Order Three Aegis Ships By the Mid-2020s

On December 10, the Joint Chiefs of Staff held a council, conducted by chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Choi Yun-hee, and decided...