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An Analysis of the US Navy’s Amphibious Warfare Ships

An Analysis of the US Navy’s Amphibious Warfare Ships

The U.S. Navy’s fleet numbers 284 ships, including 29 amphibious warfare ships that are designed primarily to carry marines and their equipment into combat but also to perform peacetime missions. Today CBO released a report—requested in the report of the […]


Spain Will Port US Ships to Support NATO Missile Defense

Spain Will Port US Ships to Support NATO Missile Defense

Spain’s agreement to port U.S. ships at Naval Station Rota on the Atlantic coast will forge a deeper bilateral security relationship between the two nations and support NATO’s missile defense system, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said here today. Late […]


The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2011-2021

The Global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants Market 2011-2021

This report offers detailed analysis of the global Naval Vessels and Surface Combatants market over the next ten years, and provides extensive market size forecasts by country and sub sector. It covers the key technological and market trends in the […]


Effortless sailing with fluid flow cloak

Effortless sailing with fluid flow cloak

Duke engineers have already shown that they can “cloak” light and sound, making objects invisible – now, they have demonstrated the theoretical ability to significantly increase the efficiency of ships by tricking the surrounding water into staying still. “Ships expend […]


Navy Tests Unmanned Water Craft to Protect Ships In Harbor

Navy Tests Unmanned Water Craft to Protect Ships In Harbor

The Navy recently finished testing a souped-up personal water craft that could become a cost-effective way for the service to keep ships and sailors safe in ports. The 10-foot-long “Blackfish” recently underwent tests by the Office of Naval Research, spokesman […]


Pentagon Struggles to Keep Ships Sailing, Planes Flying As Budget Cuts Loom

Pentagon Struggles to Keep Ships Sailing, Planes Flying As Budget Cuts Loom

The U.S. military faces a readiness crisis. A recent Congressional hearing generated headlines about the Navy’s surface fleet falling into disrepair. But that was news four years ago. Across all the services, long-standing readiness problems are worsening; breakdowns are happening […]


Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2012 Shipbuilding Plan

Analysis of the Navy’s Fiscal Year 2012 Shipbuilding Plan

Since 2006, CBO has performed an independent analysis of the Navy’s annual long-term shipbuilding plan at the request of the House Armed Services Committee. The latest in that series, a CBO report released today summarizes the ship inventory goals and […]


NATO sends ships to Libya, mulls no-fly zone

NATO sends ships to Libya, mulls no-fly zone

NATO agreed Thursday to send more ships towards Libya’s coast but put off any decision on imposing a no-fly zone against the regime, saying it needed a clear legal mandate for military action. NATO Secretary General Anders Fogh Rasmussen said […]


Iranian navy ships enter Suez Canal

Iranian navy ships enter Suez Canal

Two Iranian naval ships entered the Suez Canal on Tuesday, a canal source said, en route to Syria on a purported training mission that Israel regards as a provocation. “The two ships entered the Canal on Tuesday at around 5:45 […]


 
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