Navy Accepts Delivery of USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205)

The Navy accepted delivery of the lead ship of its new class of fleet replenishment oilers, USNS John Lewis (T-AO 205), July 26. T-AO 205’s delivery follows the completion of Acceptance Trials with the Navy’s Board of Inspection and Survey to test the readiness and capability of the craft and to validate requirements. “USNS John Lewis will provide much needed…

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PLA “Will Not Sit Idly by if Pelosi Visits Taiwan”

After the Chinese Foreign Ministry stressed that China had made sterner warnings to US officials and China is fully prepared for any eventuality over US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned Taiwan trip on Monday, the Chinese Defense Ministry on Tuesday vowed that if the US insists, the Chinese military will by no means sit idly by and strong measures will…

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US, Singapore & Indonesia Exercise Super Garuda Shield 2022

The Navy began to dispatch its strength in the form of Warships of the Republic of Indonesia (KRI) in the Joint Joint Exercise (Latgabma) Super Garuda Shield 2022. KRI Makassar-590 which will be used as a headquarters ship, Wednesday. (27/07) departed from JITC, Tanjung Priok, North Jakarta moving towards Batam to carry out preparation and strengthening of personnel and materials.…

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CNO Releases Navigation Plan 2022

Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Mike Gilday released Navigation Plan 2022 to the Fleet, July 26. This Navigation Plan builds upon NAVPLAN 2021, further outlining how the U.S. Navy will build, maintain, train, and equip a dominant naval force to strengthen strategic partnerships, deter conflict, and if called upon, help win the Nation’s wars. “The seas are the lifeblood of our…

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