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The Insider | May 6, 2014

Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden, currently serving as the Navy's surface warfare director in the office of the chief of naval operations (N96), has been tapped to take over for Vice. Adm. Thomas Copeman as the head of Naval Surface Forces, the Pentagon announced on Monday.

Daily News | May 5, 2014

The House Armed Services Committee outlined its budgetary handiwork this week in the panel's full mark of the fiscal year 2015 defense authorization bill, laying out acquisition program reductions and increases.

Daily News | April 30, 2014

The Navy's small surface combatant task force, set up to develop proposals for an alternative to the Littoral Combat Ship, is soliciting market information from industry to gauge the possibilities for a vessel that will meet the Pentagon and Navy capability requirements.

Daily News | April 29, 2014

The House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee's portion of the fiscal year 2015 defense authorization bill would call on the Navy to fund an 11th aircraft carrier and require a review of the service’s solicitation for its Unmanned Carrier-Launched Surveillance and Strike program, according to the subcommittee chairman.

Daily News | April 21, 2014

The Navy is actively looking at a common combat system for the two variants of the Littoral Combat Ship, having briefed Navy leadership and conducted a business case for the concept already, according to LCS program officials.

The Insider | April 14, 2014

Naval Sea Systems Command has established a directorate to help lower acquisition costs and reduce the number of unique components in the Nayv's ships and systems, according to a NAVSEA release Monday.

Daily News | April 10, 2014

A funding shortfall affecting the Navy's nuclear reactor program could push back by six months the construction schedule for the lead ship of the Ohio-class replacement submarine program, according to top Navy officials.

Daily News | April 2, 2014

The Navy's unfunded priority list, which was sent to Congress on Tuesday, does not include funding in fiscal year 2015 for the aircraft carrier George Washington's refueling and complex overhaul.

Daily News | April 1, 2014

In a war game meant to probe the concept of operations for the Littoral Combat Ship last week, the Navy focused primarily on the anti-submarine and anti-surface warfare capabilities of the ship class in the open ocean, according to a Navy official.

Daily News | March 28, 2014

The Navy's small surface combatant task force, meant to develop proposals for a new lethal small surface combatant as an alternative to the Littoral Combat Ship, has not yet set an affordability target to work with, according to a top Navy official.

Daily News | March 18, 2014

The Navy has put together a task force to develop alternative proposals for a new lethal small surface combatant, according to a memo obtained by Inside the Navy.

Daily News | March 14, 2014

The Navy today awarded two separate contract modifications to Huntington Ingalls Industries and General Dynamics Bath Iron Works to fund an additional fiscal year 2014 DDG-51 Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, exercising the option to fund this 10th ship in the program's previously awarded multiyear procurement contract.

Daily News | March 5, 2014

In a testy exchange with lawmakers on Capitol Hill today, U.S. Pacific Command chief Adm. Samuel Locklear defended the Navy's need for a fleet of 11 nuclear aircraft carriers.

Daily News | March 4, 2014

The Navy's fiscal year 2015 budget proposal is $15 billion below the level forecast in last year's budget submission, with the cuts falling heaviest in aircraft and weapons procurement programs, including the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, P-8A Poseidon Maritime Surveillance aircraft, the CH-53K heavy lift helicopter and the Tactical Tomahawk cruise missile, according to details the service released today.

The Insider | February 25, 2014

Boeing today was awarded a $2.1 billion modification to a previously awarded firme-fixed price contract to buy 16 full-rate production Lot I P-8A Poseidon Maritime Surveillance aircraft, according to a Navy contract announcement.

Daily News | February 24, 2014

While the Littoral Combat Ship is barely a fixture of the Navy's fleet, the service, tasked by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, is already thinking about what's next -- a future surface combatant.

Daily News | February 19, 2014

As the Navy prepares to release a draft request for proposals for the Unmanned Carrier-Launched Surveillance and Strike system, House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee Chairman Randy Forbes (R-VA) wants to make sure that the service gets the requirements right for the system.

The Insider | February 7, 2014

The White House is set to announce the nomination of Robert Work to be deputy defense secretary later today, according to Senate Armed Services Committee spokeswoman Tara Andringa.

The Insider | February 5, 2014

Spurred by a number of recent revelations of misconduct in the Navy and Air Force nuclear force, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel is directing two broad moral and ethical personnel reviews of the military, one co-chaired by the Joint Staff, to get to the root of the problem.

Daily News | February 4, 2014

The Navy is investigating allegations of cheating by senior enlisted sailors training on naval nuclear reactors at a nuclear propulsion training facility in Charleston, SC, senior service officials said today.

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