July 10, 2020

Art & Lifestyle:

Could Roosevelt CO Be Reinstated?

Roosevelt Crozier

DefSec Mark Esper left the door open for reinstating Capt. Brett Crozier, commanding officer of the USS Theodore Roosevelt, who was relieved of duty after he urged the Navy to step up its response to a coronavirus outbreak on the aircraft carrier.

Military Readiness Concerns Grow

military readiness

As the rate of infection in the military outstrips that of the general population, deployments are being impacted, and military leaders fear a readiness crisis. The warship Coronado could be the herald.

US Losing the Huawei Battle in Europe

Europe is embracing Huawei as its supplier of 5G, the next generation telecommunications network. While the US warns the Chinese multinational telecommunications company threatens global security, there are no alternatives today in the marketplace.

More Troops Need Medical Eval from Iran Missile Strike

More American troops are leaving Iraq for a medical evaluation after Iran missile strike of the Ain al-Assad air base in Iraq on Jan. 8, 2020.

New Ford Carrier Declared Navy’s Top Priority

Ford carrier

Facing bipartisan criticism of the $13B, most modern and most expensive carrier in history, Acting NavSec Thomas Modly declared deployment of the troubled Ford carrier to be the Navy’s top priority.

China Blames US for Hong Kong Election Results

Hong Kong

Following the overwhelming pro-democracy vote in Hong Kong, China is accusing the US of meddling in its internal affairs.

Naval Systems Inc. Is TPP Member of the Year

Naval Systems Inc.

Naval Systems Inc. has been named Member of the Year by The Patuxent Partnership for 2018. 

Shanahan Is Trump Choice for DefSec

Shanahan

President Donald Trump has made his choice for the next secretary of defense — Patrick Shanahan, who has held the position in an acting capacity since January.

Enduring American Naval Power: US Imperative

aircraft parts

Under Secretary of the Navy Modly argues that today’s liberties and prosperity remain dependent upon free and navigable seas across the globe and that US naval power is essential to maintaining the safety and accessibility of ocean routes.

Will Military Front Cost for Border Wall?

border wall

President Donald Trump and DefSec Jim Mattis have discussed the possibility that the US military front the costs for a border wall between the US and Mexico.