NORFOLK, Va. — The Italian navy frigate Alpino visited Norfolk this week after participating in exercises with U.S. ships while at sea. But its mission goes deeper than that, as the Italian Defense Ministry also says it’s here to hopefully interest U.S. officials in the ship’s design and capabilities as the U.S. Navy investigates future […]
PORTSMOUTH, Va – Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) Tactical Innovation and Implementation Lab (TIIL) Mobile Implementation Team (MIT) began its fifth tour at Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), Jan. 29. The MIT delivered six innovative technologies from Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility (PSNS & IMF). Ken Sisk, a test house mechanic from PSNS […]
Last month, the Navy submitted its fiscal year 2019 unfunded priorities list to Congress.
The Navy has identified a slew of modifications for its Littoral Combat Ship program and is requesting $70 million in fiscal year 2019 to begin tackling those projects. Rear Adm. John Neagley, program executive officer for LCS, told Inside the Navy during an October interview the service outlined a list of capabilities including command and […]
The Navy never reaches its 355-ship fleet goal in the 30-year shipbuilding plan recently sent to Congress, leaving naval analysts and others disappointed in the service achieving its inventory objective. House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Rob Wittman (R-VA) told Inside the Navy Feb. 15 the 30-year shipbuilding plan does not “get […]