The 2016 update to the Navy Force Structure Assessment, sent to Congress last week, asserts the service needs a fleet of 355 ships in order to adequately perform its missions. That’s a big change from the 2014 plan of 308 ships the Navy has been building toward.
The House Armed Services Committee Chairman is hoping President-elect Donald Trump will introduce a supplemental defense budget when he gets in office.
Ray Mabus became the longest-serving Navy secretary since Josephus Daniels, Woodrow Wilson’s secretary during the first world war.
Defense Secretary Ash Carter is making an appearance on late night television. Find out what other cabinet members have gone through the gauntlet.
Navy Secretary says the maritime services haven’t devoted much attention to nuclear as a shore-side “alternative” energy option thus far, but it’s time to start.
Service members with post-traumatic stress disorder or traumatic brain injury cannot separated be from the service without those conditions being taken into consideration, even in cases of misconduct.
The Navy’s top energy official said he thinks the tide is turning in Congress when it comes to green energy and the military.
The Navy Department is making it clear that military members and civilians can be reassigned or dismissed from government service altogether if they don’t stay current on their cyber defense training.
Navy officials say they must get prototypes of new systems into the hands of sailors and Marines more quickly before investing billions of dollars in producing new systems.
The Air Force’s modernization plans account for a large part of the Defense Department’s overall spending to bring weapon systems up to date over the next decade, according to a new study by the Center for Strategic and International Studies.