LPD-17

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First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

‘$1 Billion-Plus Short’: Amphib Add Isn’t Enough, So Navy Wants To Repurpose It

The amphibious ship USS San Antonio, LPD-17.CAPITOL HILL: Sometimes $800 million is not enough.Congress really, really wants the Navy to buy a 12th San Antonio­-class amphibious warship . The Marine Corps really, really wants the ship, which would be ... [Published Breaking Defense - 5 hours ago]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Wicker Questions USMC Commandant Nominee on Amphibious Ships, Afghanistan

<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dalfay7Nm4k&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Wicker Questions USMC Commandant Nominee on Amphibious Ships, Afghanistan Watch as U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, ... [Published Senator Roger F Wicker - YouTube Channel - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Taxpayer Group Knocks Senate Defense Spending Bill

Pilots in a EA-18G Growler complete a nighttime, touch-and-go landing during Field Carrier Landing Practice for the Carrier Air Wing 5 of U.S. Naval Air Facility Atsugi in Japan on May 14. (Chris McGrath/)Taxpayers for Common Sense found fault with the ... [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 19 2014 - 2 reports

Senate subcommittee recommends 2015 defense budget with $3.43 billion for destroyer work at Bath Iron Works

BATH, Maine — The defense subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed the 2015 defense spending bill, which includes full funding of nearly $3.43 billion for the DDG-51 and DDG-1000 destroyer construction programs at Bath ... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

BOEING : SAC-D Takes Stand For SpaceX & For Army National Guard – Sort Of

CAPITOL HILL : This morning’s Senate subcommittee mark-up of the annual defense spending bill meant good news and extra money for a host of interests, from upstart rocket-maker SpaceX to the giant Boeing company. On the bitterly contentious issue of the ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Huntington Ingalls' protest over lost cutter contract bid is rejected

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — Back in February, Huntington Ingalls Industries lost out to three rival shipbuilders in a bid to design a new Coast Guard cutter, a setback that surprised some in the industry, given HII's stature and track record.In a rare move, HII ... [Published Stars and Stripes - Jun 30 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Marine Corps Strategy Reflects Lean Times

Marines are coming to grips with the reality that they will not have the big-ticket hardware that they had hoped for. So they are adjusting their plans and strategies with the knowledge that they will have to live with existing equipment and lower-cost ... [Published National Defense Magazine - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 2 reports

Small Boats, Big Missions

A patrol boat renaissance of sorts is underway in the United States Navy.  In the video below, the Coastal Command Boat, a one-off predecessor of the MK VI PBs coming online next year, goes through its paces in FIFTH Fleet.  The CCB complements the ... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 19 2014]

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...that Huntington Ingalls was not included," said Loren Thompson, a defense analyst with The Lexington Institute, Arlington-based research group. "First of all, they make the national security cutter, which is widely considered to be a success."
The worst-case scenario would be a war against North Korea, he says. "When you do mission analysis, you look atat the most likely and most dangerous threats,” he says. North Korea is “probably the most dangerous."

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‘$1 Billion-Plus Short’: Amphib Add Isn’t Enoug... [Published Breaking Defense - 5 hours ago]
Wicker Questions USMC Commandant Nominee on Amp... [Published Senator Roger F Wicker - YouTube Channel - Jul 22 2014]
Taxpayer Group Knocks Senate Defense Spending Bill [Published Roll Call Online - Jul 21 2014]
Senate subcommittee recommends 2015 defense bud... [Published Bangor Daily News - Jul 18 2014]
Senate subcommittee recommends 2015 defense bud... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 18 2014]
BOEING : SAC-D Takes Stand For SpaceX & For Arm... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 15 2014]
Huntington Ingalls' protest over lost cutter co... [Published Stars and Stripes - Jun 30 2014]
Marine Corps Strategy Reflects Lean Times [Published National Defense Magazine - Jun 29 2014]
Small Boats, Big Missions [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 19 2014]
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Wicker Questions USMC Commandant Nominee on Amp... [Published Senator Roger F Wicker - YouTube Channel - Jul 22 2014]
<a style="font-size: 15px; font-weight: bold;font-decoration: none;" href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dalfay7Nm4k&feature=youtube_gdata"&gt;Wicker Questions USMC Commandant Nominee on Amphibious Ships, Afghanistan Watch as U.S. Senator Roger Wicker, ...
Senate subcommittee recommends 2015 defense bud... [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jul 18 2014]
BATH, Maine — The defense subcommittee of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee on Thursday passed the 2015 defense spending bill, which includes full funding of nearly $3.43 billion for the DDG-51 and DDG-1000 destroyer construction programs at Bath ...
Small Boats, Big Missions [Published MaritimeSecurity.Asia - Jun 19 2014]
A patrol boat renaissance of sorts is underway in the United States Navy.  In the video below, the Coastal Command Boat, a one-off predecessor of the MK VI PBs coming online next year, goes through its paces in FIFTH Fleet.  The CCB complements the ...
Small Boats, Big Missions [Published Information Dissemination - Jun 19 2014]
A patrol boat renaissance of sorts is underway in the United States Navy.  In the video below, the Coastal Command Boat, a one-off predecessor of the MK VI PBs coming online next year, goes through its paces in FIFTH Fleet.  The CCB complements the ...
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