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French Navy's intermediate frigates cleared for development

The defense minister has approved administrative steps to launch a €3.8 billion ($4 billion) program…

Taiwan announces plan to build own submarines

Taiwan will build its own submarines to get around Beijing's efforts to prevent it from purchasing s…

EU navies find training Libyan coast guard no easy task

Reports emerging from Libya point to widespread collusion between coast guard units already in opera…

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard commander says more jobs to be added this year

The new commander of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard says 350 workers are going to be added this year…

The White House doubts climate change. Here's why the Pentagon does not

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says climate change drives instability and threatens national security.

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French Navy's intermediate frigates cleared for development

The defense minister has approved administrative steps to launch a €3.8 billion ($4 billion) program…

Taiwan announces plan to build own submarines

Taiwan will build its own submarines to get around Beijing's efforts to prevent it from purchasing s…

EU navies find training Libyan coast guard no easy task

Reports emerging from Libya point to widespread collusion between coast guard units already in opera…

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard commander says more jobs to be added this year

The new commander of the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard says 350 workers are going to be added this year…

The White House doubts climate change. Here's why the Pentagon does not

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis says climate change drives instability and threatens national security.

Malaysian naval power suffers budget woes

With no end to its budgetary squeeze in sight, Malaysia's Navy may find itself forced to sustain a s…

China plans 1st structure in disputed South China Sea

Scarborough has no proper land mass and any structure on it would likely have to be built on stilts.

Coast Guard chief urges more funding, thanks Congress for support

The US Coast Guard seems to have survived attempts by the Trump administration to reduce its budget…

Trump's Navy: Military operations other than war [Commentary]

In the final part of this three-part commentary series, the writers discuss the U.S. president's pol…

Goa Shipyard nominated to build two stealth frigates for the Indian navy

India's private shipyards are unhappy with a Ministry of Defense decision to nominate state-owned sh…

Malaysian defense: Budget hinders military asset procurement

This is the first of a two-part special series on Malaysia’s air and naval requirements and ongoing…

Trump's Navy: The service's view [Commentary]

In Part II of this three-part commentary series, the writers discuss the U.S. Navy's viewpoint on Pr…

Retired admiral, 8 others charged in latest 'Fat Leonard' indictments

Retired US Navy Rear Adm. Bruce Loveless, four retired-Navy captains, a Marine colonel and three oth…

Turkish strategy paper sees more local input in defense procurement

Turkish Defence Minister Fikri Isik defines the plan's goal as making the Turkish industry “a global…

Taiwan receives two US Navy frigates

Following the handover, they are scheduled to enter service with Taiwan’s Republic of China Navy, or…

What's the purpose of President Trump's Navy? [Commentary]

In Part I of this three-part commentary series, the writers ask: Why 350 ships?