Category Archives: Navy

Novel Ideas

Hat tip to Townie to commented on this novel idea in another forum: training Surface Warfare Officers before they are turned loose on the fleet. Meanwhile, over in the Army, the USAR activates the 2nd Space Battalion. I remain hopeful … Continue reading

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Friday Techday: a Game of Clouds

Most of you have heard about the latest outrageous computer hack – this time of Equifax. There is no database system that can’t be hacked, either from the inside or the outside. Information Security is a misnomer since no data … Continue reading

Posted in Marine Corps, Navy, Air Force, Aviation, Cyberwar | 2 Comments

China’s Strategic PLAN

The PLA Navy continues to execute its strategy of envelopment that began decades ago. Having used diplomacy and economy to find allies and bases that hem America in, now they are adding muscle. These advances are the bigger reason for forcing … Continue reading

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“Navy Destroyer Collides With Building in Downtown Houston”

BREAKING NEWS FROM DUFFEL BLOG.

Posted in Humor, Navy | 1 Comment

Port Means Left

Everyone who’s read my posts knows that I am no sailor. I don’t even own a yellow rubber ducky for the bathtub. But, having seen “Titanic” one time I figured out what happens when a steerable ship hits an object. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Wooden Walls Wednesday: Constitution Floats Again!

Thanks to DaveO– how did this escape my notice??– comes news that the world’s oldest warship still in commission has completed her spell in the dry dock and is headed back to duty. If you haven’t read Six Frigates, you … Continue reading

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On a New Frigate for the Navy, and the LCS

A pair of complementary pieces on the state of construction of U.S. naval surface combatants: The Navy Is Looking for a New Frigate to Replace the Troubled Littoral Combat Ship Why Do We Keep Building LCS? (Hint– the LCS figures … Continue reading

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