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Ships & Submarines

February 21, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Navy continues to face a potential $2 billion increase to its long-range ship construction budget associated with the challenge of funding the enormous cost of the Ohio-class replacement program while continuing to support other ship construction, a top Navy official said last week.

February 21, 2014 | Inside the Navy

A recent memo from the office of the chief of naval operations spells out the required operational capabilities and the projected operational environment for the first big-deck America-class amphibious assault ship.

February 21, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The prime systems integrator for the Navy's Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyers is involved in building power modules for the electromagnetic railgun, a company official told Inside the Navy, adding that he believes the ships have the potential to support installation of the weapon.

February 21, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Navy is taking a closer look at cost estimates for a notional LX(R) amphibious ship replacement program due to concerns that funding for the Navy's 30-year shipbuilding plan will not cover the simultaneous construction of LX(R) and the next-generation ballistic submarine planned for the same time, the Navy's top acquisition officer told Inside the Navy.

February 14, 2014 | Inside the Navy

Senior Navy leaders continue to rally Congress on funding the Ohio-class replacement ballistic missile submarine during the same time the service plans to build Virginia-class attack submarines, and the Navy's top officer will drive home this theme when he testifies before Congress on the fiscal year 2015 budget.

February 14, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Navy needs to move away from investing in "niche platforms" tailored to one particular region or one particular adversary and should rather invest more in ship survivability, firepower and the undersea domain, a top Pentagon official said last week.

February 14, 2014 | Inside the Navy

Amid widespread concern over the Navy's shortage of amphibious warships, a senior member of the House Appropriations defense subcommittee pledged last week to work to secure sustained funding for the construction of amphibious vessels.

February 07, 2014 | Daily News

The Defense Department has completed and delivered to Congress a pair of new major mobility studies assessing the adequacy of the military's cargo aircraft and cargo ship inventories to execute the current defense strategy.

February 07, 2014 | Inside the Navy

An overdue Navy-Marine Corps effort to assess options to modernize the services' aging dock landing ship fleet is expected to be completed in the spring, according to a Navy spokesman.

February 07, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Defense Department's top weapons tester is warning in his annual report to Congress about potential survivability issues for the first big-deck America-class amphibious assault ship, the LHA-6.

February 07, 2014 | Inside the Navy

In an annual report on the Marine Corps' seabasing required capabilities, the service's key requirements staff characterizes the special-purpose Marine Air-Ground Task Force as a key component of the service's force structure.

February 07, 2014 | Inside the Navy

Analysts from four Washington think tanks, in an exercise laying out potential budget scenarios ahead of the release of the president's fiscal year 2015 budget and Quadrennial Defense Review, proposed cuts to the Navy's aircraft carrier and destroyer fleets.

February 06, 2014 | Daily News

Expressing concern for the future of the Navy's amphibious warship program, a newly formed industry coalition is urging Congress to provide funding in fiscal year 2015 for the next San Antonio-class amphibious warship -- a vessel that could serve as the foundation for the next generation of amphibious ships.

January 31, 2014 | Inside the Navy

If the tight budget environment created by recent sequestration cuts continues, the Navy may reduce its build rate of Virginia-class attack submarines in order to pay for the multibillion-dollar Ohio-class replacement ballistic missile submarines, a Navy spokeswoman told Inside the Navy.

January 31, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Marine Corps and Navy are both developing solutions to integrate the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter onto amphibious ships and aircraft carriers, according to an annual report submitted by the Pentagon's top weapons tester.

January 31, 2014 | Inside the Navy

Top naval researchers are working to determine how additive manufacturing capabilities can support the Navy fleet, with an at-sea experiment conducted on the Choctaw County (JHSV-2) in October 2013.

January 31, 2014 | Inside the Navy

As the Pentagon makes final considerations for its fiscal year 2015 budget, House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Randy Forbes (R-VA) warns that cutting the Navy's fleet of 11 nuclear aircraft carriers down to 10 or nine carriers would not be prudent nor would it be supported by Congress.

January 31, 2014 | Inside the Navy

House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Randy Forbes (R-VA) last week outlined the Pentagon's need for a robust Asia-Pacific strategy in order to be able to move forward with procurement decisions and partnerships in the region.

January 31, 2014 | Inside the Navy

The Navy christened the second Mobile Landing Platform on Feb. 1 at a ceremony in San Diego, CA.

January 29, 2014 | Daily News

The Defense Department's top weapons tester has flunked key Navy test plans for the Air and Missile Defense Radar and threatens to do the same for the DDG-51 Flight III ship, the planned upgrade of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, unless the service invests in an Aegis-capable, self-defense test ship to conduct operationally realistic testing of the big-ticket investment projects.

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