Operational Security
MINSY - Boats Under Construction

The Cold War Boats Association Security policy is intended to protect people, vessels, missions, assets, and technology of the United States Navy from being compromised by inappropriate or inadvertent disclosure of related information, including photographs, documents, audio, and video recordings.

Classified Material:

The Cold War Boats Association prohibits the posting of Classified material on the the coldwarboats.org website.

Any documents, photographs, audio or video recordings, or artifacts that are currently considered Classified are not permitted, and will be removed.

Operational Security of Active Duty Assets

Any information that could compromise the operational security of active duty personnel, commissioned ships, or their missions is not permitted, and will be removed.

Access to personally identifiable information (PII) of active-duty service members or information related to the crews of submarines currently in full or limited commission is restricted to administrators only. 

Questions:

If you are not sure, contact the Security Manager before uploading any material that could be currently considered classified.

Questions and concerns should be directed to the Security Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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U.S. Naval Institute News

  • Navy Plans to Cut 1,000 Civilian Jobs, Close U.S. Base Libraries in $280M Cost Savings Drive
    The Navy will cut about 1,000 civilian jobs in the U.S. and reduce base services across the country as part of a budget move to reduce costs on domestic bases, according to a message from the head of Navy Installations Command (CNIC) reviewed by USNI News. “Based on current projections, CNIC will be forced to curtail […]
  • Navy Launching Mission in Attempt to Recover Crashed MH-60 Helo, Lost Sailors
    The Navy is organizing a deep-water salvage operation for what is believed to be the wreckage of the helicopter that crashed three weeks ago and sank in the eastern Pacific from the deck of an aircraft carrier, USNI News has learned. A search-and-salvage team has located, at a depth of 5,300 feet below the surface, […]
  • Panel: Russia Conflicted by America’s Afghanistan Withdrawal
    Russia’s Afghanistan failures in the 1980s are driving the Kremlin’s thinking of how to deal with the Taliban and the possible rise of religious extremism near its borders, two scholars on Central Asia said Wednesday. Pavel Baev, a professor at Oslo’s Peace Research Institute, said Moscow quickly changed from gloating over the American and NATO […]
  • GAO Report on Coast Guard Defense Missions
    The following is the Sept. 15, 2021, Government Accountability Office report Coast Guard: Information on Defense Readiness Mission Deployments, Expenses, and Funding. From the report One of the six armed forces, the U.S. Coast Guard is a multimission maritime military service within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It is responsible for implementing 11 statutory […]