Submarine life is not a service, but a religion ~ Igor Britanov, CO, K-219 USSR

U.S. Naval Institute News

  • South Korea’s Navy Growing to Counter More Regional Threats Beyond North Korea
    The Republic of Korea Navy is no longer solely focused on the threat from its northern neighbor, but is embarking on an expansion to build a fully-fledged blue water fleet. Supported by its two main naval shipbuilders – Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) based in Ulsan and Daewoo Shipbuilding and Mechanical Engineering (DSME) based in Okpo […]
  • Report on Virginia-class Attack Submarine Program
    The following is the Nov. 17, 2021 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Virginia (SSN-774) Class Attack Submarine Procurement: Background and Issues for Congress. From the report The Navy has been procuring Virginia (SSN-774) class nuclear-powered attack submarines (SSNs) since FY1998, and a total of 34 have been procured through FY2021. Since FY2011, Virginia-class boats have […]
  • Navy Does Not Approve Any Religious Exemptions as COVID-19 Vaccine Deadline Passes
    This story will be updated as new information becomes available. The Navy did not approve any religious exemptions for the COVID-19, according to new numbers released by the Navy Tuesday night. There were 2,531 requests for religious exemptions, according to the Navy. Those who were denied a religious exemption now have five days, from when […]
  • Navy, Marines Need to Retool Training to Meet Threat of China’s Rapid Military Expansion, Service Leaders Say
    The speed China has expanded its military has changed the way the Navy and Marine Corps must approach training, service leadership said during a panel at the Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference Tuesday. Marine Corps Commandant Gen. David Berger and Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday took the stage to discuss how the […]