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Jim Hartman: Shipwrecked: The shrinking U.S. Navy

Nevada Appeal 21 May 2022
The Navy’s 2023 budget proposes to purchase eight ships while retiring 24 ... Navy fleet has shrunk from 318 ships in 2002 to a current 298-ship fleet ... Trump’s former Defense Secretary Mark Esper contends a new strategic plan is needed to build a Navy larger than 355 ships incorporating more attack submarines and light aircraft carriers.
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South Africa Gets its First Domestically-Built Modern Naval Vessel

The Maritime Executive 21 May 2022
In a major achievement towards the country’s ambitions of building navy ships locally, the navy announced it has taken delivery of the first MMIPV vessel, which will enhance its capabilities to respond to the threats of illegal trafficking, illegal fishing and piracy ... Armscor is investing $225.7 million for the three ships.
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Ralph J. Stagge

Ogden Standard Examiner 21 May 2022
1925 –­ 2022. Ralph J ... Ralph enlisted in the Navy in July of 1943, at age 17, and was discharged in April 1946. He was a fireman on a weather patrol boat and served on two different transport ships. He always said the best thing he ever did was join the Navy ... He played baseball in high school and 4 years after leaving the Navy ... .
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Pakistan proposes including Turkiye in multibillion dollar CPEC project

Anadolu Agency 21 May 2022
Addressing a ceremony of the launch of PNS Badr, the third ship under the framework of Turkey’s National Ship Project (MİLGEM) ... In July 2018, the Pakistan Navy signed a contract for the acquisition of four MILGEM-class ships with Turkey’s state-run defense firm ASFAT.
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Navy ship to be named for Filipino sailor Telesforo Trinidad

Enterprise Journal 20 May 2022
Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced Thursday that a future destroyer will be named the USS Telesforo Trinidad in honor of a Filipino sailor who rescued two crew members when their ship caught fire more than a century ago ... Navy to be awarded the Medal of Honor.
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USS Minneapolis-Saint Paul will sail the high seas after Duluth commissioning

Pioneer Press 20 May 2022
The ship, the first U.S ... On that day, most of its 110-member crew will be asked to “run aboard” in Navy tradition by sprinting up the gangway to populate the ship ...I’ve been in the Navy 27 years ... Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota ... Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota ... Navy ship to be commissioned in Minnesota.
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Op-Ed: Retire the LCS and Hand Off Small-Ship Patrols to the USCG

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2022
Historically, small surface combatants patrolled waterways for pirates and traffickers, trained smaller partner navies, or escorted commercial shipping ... Another benefit of using EPFs to take over the Navy’s small ship mission-set relates to the Navy’s conceptual challenges with the planned Large Unmanned Surface Vehicle program.
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Jim Hartman: Shipwrecked -- The shrinking US Navy

Elko Daily Free Press 20 May 2022
The Navy’s 2023 budget proposes to purchase eight ships while retiring 24 ... Navy fleet has shrunk from 318 ships in 2002 to a current 298-ship fleet ... Trump’s former Defense Secretary Mark Esper contends a new strategic plan is needed to build a Navy larger than 355 ships incorporating more attack submarines and light aircraft carriers.
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US Navy names destroyer after Filipino Medal of Honor recipient

News-Press Now 20 May 2022
But after the four hours of testing, one of the ship's boilers exploded, setting off a chain reaction in the ship's boiler and firerooms, according to a Navy statement ... "Since being sworn in as secretary, I have wanted to honor his heroic actions by naming a ship after him," Del Toro said in a Navy news release.
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Navy’s construction battalion celebrates eight decades of service

Federal News Radio 20 May 2022
No, of course, I’m a little biased but I think the Navy obviously goes from space to air to surface to below surface and in my world, people for years have asked me after 27 years in the Navy, what ships have I been on? I’ve never been on a ship ... And the Navy has mostly ships and submarines and aviation.
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US to name warship after Filipino sailor hero

The Manila Times 20 May 2022
(UPDATE) THE United States Navy will name one of its future destroyers after a Filipino sailor who rescued two fellow crewmen when their ship caught fire more than a century ago ... At the end of the trials, a tube in one of the ship's boilers exploded, sparking a fire that spread to the other boilers.
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‘IRGC has covert presence in Red Sea,’ says top defense researcher

Cleveland Jewish News 20 May 2022
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps’ (IRGC) Navy maintains a covert presence in the Red Sea through an array of ships, including some that gather intelligence and act as forward bases, a top defense researcher has said ... While the IRGC usually deploys forward base ships to ...
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Checotah native supports TOPGUN while serving with Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center

Muskogee Phoenix 20 May 2022
FALLON, Nevada – A Checotah, Oklahoma, native is serving with Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center supporting TOPGUN aviators at the Navy’s premier tactical air warfare training center ... Navy officials ... "These ships touch every part of our Navy's mission to project power, ensure sea control, and deter our adversaries." ... Navy.
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Sugarcreek Native Supports TOPGUN while serving with Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center

Times Reporter 20 May 2022
— A Sugarcreek native is serving with Naval Aviation Warfighting Development Center supporting TOPGUN aviators at the Navy’s premier tactical air warfare training center ... Navy officials ... "These ships touch every part of our Navy's mission to project power, ensure sea control, and deter our adversaries.".
photo: AP / Fars News Agency, Mahdi Marizad
File - In this picture taken on Tuesday, April 7, 2015, and released by the semi-official Fars News Agency, Iranian warship Alborz, foreground, prepares before leaving Iran's waters, at the Strait of Hormuz.
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Iran's IRGC Turns a Panamax Boxship Into a Warship

The Maritime Executive 20 May 2022
The base ship concept is well suited to covert action, and it is widely used by U.S ... The base ship idea has been taken up by the Iranian Navy, which converted an Aframax tanker into a giant "forward base ship" in 2021 ... Not to be outdone by the Iranian Navy, the IRGC appears to have created a base ship of its own.

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