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Report: Bill Would Reform Navy Surface Ship Operations

Sens. Roger Wicker, R-Miss., and John McCain, R-Ariz., have introduced a bill that would implement changes to the U.S. Navy‘s surface fleet operations, USNI News reported Monday. The Surface Warfare Enhancement Act of 2018 was created in response to ship collisions that involved the USS Fitzgerald and USS John S. McCain guided-missile …

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Navy Completes Acceptance Trials for 2nd Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Ship

The U.S. Navy‘s evaluated systems onboard its second Zumwalt-class guided missile destroyer ship as part of acceptance trials that concluded Thursday. The service branch said Monday its Board of Inspection and Survey assessed the future USS Michael Monsoor and its crew to ensure compliance with Navy specifications. Capt. Kevin Smith, DDG 1000 class …

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Navy to Conduct USS Washington Submarine Commissioning

The U.S. Navy will hold a commissioning ceremony on Oct. 7 for the USS Washington fast attack submarine that Huntington Ingalls Industries‘ Newport News Shipbuilding company delivered in May. Acting Navy Undersecretary Thomas Dee will deliver the principal address during the ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, which will also feature ship sponsor …

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GAO: Navy Should Update Policy to Address Ship Defects

The Government Accountability Office has urged the U.S. Navy to revise its ship delivery policy to keep defective and incomplete ships from entering the service branch’s operational fleet. GAO said in a report published Monday it evaluated six Navy ships and found that the vessels were incomplete or showed quality problems …

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