Reagan Project Team celebrates 50 percent point

March 9, 2020 – The USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) project team celebrated the achievement of a major milestone in the fiscal year 2020 selected restricted availability Feb. 6 at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard & Intermediate Maintenance Facility Detachment Yokosuka in Yokosuka, Japan. In honor of reaching the 50 percent point in the availability, leadership hosted a barbecue for…

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New Zealand’s Hard Left Government Appears to be Picking a Fight With the US Over Nukes Again

March 10, 2020 – Apparently learning nothing from history, the New Zealand Public Advisory Committee for Disarmament and Arms Control (PACDAC) is holding a Parliamentary Symposium on Tuesday to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (NPT) hosted by PACDAC Chair and Under-Secretary for Disarmament and Arms Control Fletcher Tabuteau. Having been ousted from…

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Acting SECNAV to Commission Future Carrier 2030 Task Force

March 9, 2020 – Acting Secretary of the Navy Thomas B. Modly announced today he is commissioning a Blue-Ribbon Future Carrier 2030 (FC-2030) Task Force to conduct a six-month study to reimagine the future of the aircraft carrier and carrier-based naval aviation (manned and unmanned) for 2030 and beyond. FC-2030 will be complementary to, and informed by, a broad review…

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Australia and Fiji strengthen Pacific Maritime Security

March 6, 2020 – In the latest milestone for the Pacific Maritime Security Program, Australia has handed over the newest Guardian-class Patrol Boat to Fiji at a ceremony today at Austal Shipyard in Henderson, Western Australia. The Republic of Fiji Military Forces’ RFNS Savenaca was received by the Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji the Honourable Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama;…

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ADF Electronic Warfare talent pipeline to be established

March 6, 2020 – A new National Electronic Warfare Centre will be established as part of a $5 million initiative to grow the Electronic Warfare (EW) defense workforce. Jointly funded by Defence and Flinders University, the center will use training programs and research to develop and sustain EW related skills in defense. Minister for Defence, Senator the Hon Linda Reynolds…

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Sea-Air-Space 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

March 5, 2020 – Sea-Air-Space 2020 is scheduled to proceed as planned. The conference organizer, the Navy League of the United States, is aware of concerns regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). We encourage all attendees to adhere to the normal precautionary measures they would take during flu season and practice good hygiene. Please use the Centers for Disease Control and…

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