The Navy’s Program Executive Office Ships stood up the newest program office, U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Boats and Craft, PMS 300 with a ceremony on Oct. 21. The Navy said it established PMS 300 to separate out from the Support Ships, Boats and Craft program office (PMS 325), ...

Two Navy Northrop Grumman [NOC] MQ-4C Triton unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) temporarily deployed to Japan have returned to their base in Guam, the service said on Oct. 15. The Navy’s first two Tritons arrived in Guam in early 2020 for the first  MQ-4C squadron, Unmanned Patrol Squadron (VUP)-19 ...

The Senate Appropriations Committee’s draft fiscal year 2022 defense spending bill expressed skepticism for the speed the Navy is moving to develop a next-generation guided-missile destroyer (DDG(X)) and funding for unmanned vessel programs that is moving too quickly.  The Navy requested almost $ ...

The Senate appropriations committee draft fiscal year 2022 defense bill would fund the Navy’s request of $1.088 billion to build the third Constellation-class frigate, but is wary of plans to add a second shipyard too quickly. In May, the Navy requested about $1.2 billion in funds for a third ...

While visiting India last week, the U.S. Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) said the U.S. must work with allies and partners to counter China’s growing military capabilities because it cannot outspend China. In response to an Indian media conference call asking about how the U.S. will address China ...