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U.S. Naval Institute News

21 APR 2019

  • Submariners are Suing South Carolina to Save Cold War-Era Attack Boat
    A group of retired submariners is fighting the State of South Carolina to keep what is believed to be the last World War II and Cold War-era GUPPY III submarine from forever becoming an underwater playground for fish and SCUBA divers. Citing the high cost of preserving the 75-year-old former USS Clamagore (SS-343) at a […]
  • Panel: U.S. Base in Djibouti Key to American Interests in Africa
    Camp Lemonier, the American base in Djibouti, is becoming more integral to U.S. interests in the volatile region surrounding the Red Sea, a leading regional expert said Thursday. The Red Sea sees energy flow westward to China and Japan while rice, other foods and manufactured goods flow eastward to the Suez Canal on its way […]
  • Report to Congress on U.S. Navy Destroyer Programs
    The following is the April 17, 2019 Congressional Research Service report, Navy DDG-51 and DDG-1000 Destroyer Programs: Background and Issues for Congress. From the report The Navy began procuring Arleigh Burke (DDG-51) class destroyers, also known as Aegis destroyers, in FY1985, and a total of 82 have been procured through FY2019. The Navy’s proposed FY2020 […]
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