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Adm. John Richardson: Navy Found No Proof of Cyberattacks in Guided Missile Destroyer Collisions

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has said the U.S. Navy did not find evidence that cyber attacks caused the separate collisions of two guided-missile destroyers in the Pacific over the past three months, Military.com reported Thursday. Richardson said in a Facebook live-stream call that the Navy has investigated the …

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Adm. William Moran Asks Fleet Forces Command Chief to Lead Comprehensive Review of Warship Collisions

Adm. William Moran, vice chief of naval operations, has called on Adm. Phil Davidson, commander of the U.S. Fleet Forces Command, through a memorandum to oversee a comprehensive review of surface fleet incidents and operations over the past 10 years, the Navy reported Thursday. The memo was issued after Chief of Naval Operations …

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Report: Trump’s Proposed Fiscal 2018 Defense Budget Would Fund 9 Combat Ships

President Donald Trump’s budget blueprint for fiscal 2018 would allocate $603 billion in funds for defense, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Government officials told Bloomberg that the proposed defense budget would appropriate funds for the acquisition of nine warships that include the addition of one DDG-51 Flight III guided-missile destroyer ship built by Huntington …

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George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group, 6K Sailors Depart Florida, Virginia for Deployment

The George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group and approximately 6,000 sailors were scheduled Saturday to depart Norfolk, Virginia, and Mayport, Florida, for deployment. The U.S. Navy said Thursday the deployment is part of a regular troop rotation that seeks to support crisis response, maritime security and theater security cooperation efforts as …

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Pacific Command Sends Guided Missile Destroyer to Support New Zealand Earthquake Recovery Efforts

The U.S. Pacific Command has deployed a guided missile destroyer to New Zealand to support recovery efforts after a magnitude 7.5 earthquake hit the country, DoD News reported Tuesday. Jim Garamone writes U.S. Navy Adm. Harry Harris, Pacom commander, told the Defense One Summit that USS Sampson carries two MH-60R Seahawk helicopters. …

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USS Zumwalt Destroyer Sails to Baltimore Ahead of Commissioning Ceremony

The USS Zumwalt guided missile destroyer has sailed from Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia in preparation for a commissioning ceremony in Baltimore, USNI News reported Friday. The ship left earlier than scheduled in an effort to avoid Hurricane Matthew after it received repairs at the naval station, Sam LaGrone writes. Chief of Naval Operations …

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