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Navy Recommends Use of Automatic ID System for Ship Location Data Transmission

The U.S. Navy called on service personnel to broadcast location data to nearby ships through the use of automatic identification systems and advance plans to update electronic navigation tools aboard vessels, Defense One reported Thursday. The service made the recommendations through a review publicly released Wednesday about this year’s three surface …

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Adm. John Richardson: USS Fitzgerald, USS John S. McCain Collisions Were ‘Preventable’

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson has said the collision of an Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer with a merchant vessel in August and another collision incident involving another U.S. destroyer ship two months prior were both “preventable,” the Navy reported Wednesday. “Both of these accidents were preventable and the respective investigations found …

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Navy Rear Adm. Mary Riggs Assigned as Defense Health Agency R&D Director

Rear Adm. Mary Riggs, commander of the U.S. Navy‘s Reserve Component Expeditionary Medicine, has been assigned as director of research and development at the Defense Health Agency. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson announced Riggs’ new assignment in a Defense Department press release published Thursday. …

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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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