U.S. Navy

Navy finds deep-rooted failures led to fatal collisions

Navy finds deep-rooted failures led to fatal collisions

Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, and Jerry Hendrix, senior fellow at the Center...
Ship collisions put Navy safety in the spotlight

Ship collisions put Navy safety in the spotlight

Zina Merritt, director of defense capabilities and management issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses her research on the Navy’s...
Goals of Navy’s new digital warfare office

Goals of Navy’s new digital warfare office

Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare and the director of naval intelligence, discusses how...
The Pentagon Beat

The Pentagon Beat

Military Times Capitol Hill bureau chief Leo Shane III and Politico defense reporter Jacqueline Klimas join Francis for this edition...
 The new strategic vision for Naval research 

 The new strategic vision for Naval research 

  The Office of Naval Research held its Future Force Science and Technology Expo this past week — where the...
CBO releases report on the cost of a 355-ship fleet

CBO releases report on the cost of a 355-ship fleet

Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, discusses a Congressional Budget Office report on the...
U.S. Navy works to increase number of ships in fleet

U.S. Navy works to increase number of ships in fleet

Capt. Jerry Hendrix (USN, Ret.), senior fellow at the Center for a New American Security, discussed the challenges the U.S....
Navy faces plenty of challenges in push to 355 ships

Navy faces plenty of challenges in push to 355 ships

Vago Muradian, founder and editor of the Defense & Aerospace Report, discussed the challenges of the U.S. Navy’s push for a...
Busted budget process exacerbates Navy’s maintenance backlog

Busted budget process exacerbates Navy’s maintenance backlog

The Navy’s latest Force Structure Assessment calls for a fleet of 355 ships. Growth like that would take decades. In...
How more defense spending would impact the U.S. Navy

How more defense spending would impact the U.S. Navy

Megan Eckstein, staff writer for USNI News, discusses how increased defense spending would impact the size of the U.S. Navy...
U.S. Navy Acquisition: Year in review

U.S. Navy Acquisition: Year in review

Staff writer at USNI News Megan Eckstein discusses the evolution of the Littoral Combat Ship program, Navy investments in undersea...
Force structure assessment calls for 355 ship fleet

Force structure assessment calls for 355 ship fleet

Bryan Clark, senior fellow at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, discusses the Navy’s new Force Structure Assessment.
U.S. Navy remembers the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attacks

U.S. Navy remembers the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor attacks

Greg Martin, assistant director for Histories and Archives at the Naval History and Heritage Command, discusses the 75th anniversary of the...
The future of the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Program

The future of the Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship Program

Paul Francis, managing director for acquisition and sourcing management issues at the Government Accountability Office, discusses the future of the...
Security breach impacts 134K sailors’ PII

Security breach impacts 134K sailors’ PII

Maria Horton, founder and CEO of EmeSec, discusses the recent security breach at the Navy, and the Defense Department’s plan...
Navy wants to weed out jargon, change the way it refers to sailors

Navy wants to weed out jargon, change the way it refers to sailors

Vago Muradian, editor of Defense & Aerospace Report, discussed important changes in wording at the U.S. Navy.
Navy’s plan to overhaul the Littoral Combat Ship program

Navy’s plan to overhaul the Littoral Combat Ship program

Capt. Jerry Hendrix (USN, ret.), with the Center for a New American Security, discussed the Navy’s plan to overhaul the...
U.S. Navy’s Third Fleet headed into unfamiliar waters

U.S. Navy’s Third Fleet headed into unfamiliar waters

Jerry Hendrix, with the Center for a New American Security, discussed the expanded role for the U.S. Navy’s Third Fleet...
U.S. Navy fighting to stay competitive

U.S. Navy fighting to stay competitive

Jamie McIntyre, Senior National Security Writer for the Washington Examiner, breaks down the biggest threats and future technology challenges facing the...