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Navy Names First Three Mobile Landing Platform Ships

The Department of the Navy’s three Mobile Landing Platform ships will be named the USNS Montford Point, the USNS John Glenn and the USNS...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...