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180223-N-JN391-0003 SOUTH CHINA SEA (Feb. 23, 2018) Sailors conduct fight operations on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70). The Carl Vinson Strike Group is currently operating in the Western Pacific as part of a regularly scheduled deployment. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Nicholas Foley/Released)
WASHINGTON ― New rules requiring members of the military to be able to deploy or get out were put in place to ensure fairness in deployment rates, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said.
The entire command triad of Naval Mobile Construction Battalion 4, currently deployed to Okinawa, Japan, was fired Feb. 11 after the unit’s executive officer was found intoxicated and walking naked in the woods on Camp Shields.
BATH, Maine — The Navy has submitted a request for proposals for more destroyers to be built by either Maine’s Bath Iron Works or Mississippi’s Ingalls shipyard, or both.
The Naval Sea Systems Command issued its final request on Thursday for Arleigh Burke-class destroyers built with ballistic missile defense capability.
The contract covers the fiscal years 2018 through 2022.
WASHINGTON — The Navy is pressing toward a major organizational change that could strip U.S. Pacific Fleet of some or all of its manning, training and equipping functions and consolidate that power under U.S. Fleet Forces Command on the East Coast.
The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has successfully completed its part in a project to develop a highly-autonomous submarine hunting drone ship, dubbed the Sea Hunter, according to a Jan. 30 press release from the agency.
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U.S. Navy News for February 9-16, 2018
U.S. Navy Month In Review January 2018
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