Carlos Del Toro

Persian Gulf Tensions

Navy to deploy unmanned vessels, AI in region where it’s struggled to meet demand for ships

The Navy’s expansion of unmanned systems follows experimentation work it’s been conducting in the Middle East, where it’s combined drones with sensors…

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Inside DoD’s technology-heavy 2024 budget

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FILE - Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro speaks at the 80th Pearl Harbor Anniversary ceremony at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021, in Honolulu. Del Toro announced Thursday, May 19, 2022, that a future destroyer will be named USS Telesforo Trinidad in honor of a Filipino sailor who rescued two crew members when their ship caught fire more than a century ago. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia,File)

Navy to break up some big contracts to increase small business participation

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Department of the NavyKINGS BAY, Ga., (August 4, 2021) James Balocki, (center left) Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy, Installations & Environment , and Deborah Loomis, (center right) Senior Advisor to the Secretary of the Navy for Climate Change, are given a safety brief from Capt. Miguel Dieguez, (left) public works officer of Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay, and Cmdr. Marcel Duplantier, (right) resident officer in charge of construction Trident, during a tour. The Kings Bay Dry Dock is currently undergoing a $596 million in preparation for Columbia class submarines and to extend its life into the 2080s. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Aaron Xavier Saldana/Released)

Department of the Navy’s new strategy for climate challenges expands scope

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In this photo made on Thursday, May 6, 2021, a 2021 Ford Mustang Mach E is seen as it is charging at a Ford dealer in Wexford, Pa. Taking sustainability efforts to the next level by switching to clean energy or purchasing an electric vehicle might feel daunting. Several federal incentives, such as the electric vehicle tax credit and home energy tax credits, may help offset the cost of the commitment for those who made upgrades last year or for those looking to take the leap in 2022. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)

Navy cutting back emissions, moving toward green vehicles in coming years

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