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U.S. Naval Institute News

  • Navy Increases Meritorious Advancement Quotas for Petty Officer First Class
    ARLINGTON, Va. — The Navy has a finite amount of money for retaining experienced enlisted sailors, so to ensure proper ship staffing, the service is increasing the number of meritorious promotions to petty officer first class. The Navy has monetary incentives to retain sailors in hard to fill billets. Staffing ships, though, require sailors with […]
  • Document: Report to Congress on Gerald R. Ford Carrier Program
    The following is the Jan. 21, 2020 Congressional Research Service report, Navy Ford (CVN-78) Class Aircraft Carrier Program: Background and Issues for Congress. From the report CVN-78, CVN-79, CVN-80, and CVN-81 are the first four ships in the Navy’s new Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) class of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers (CVNs). CVN-78 (Gerald R. Ford) was […]
  • Textron’s Common USV Ready for Production, Experimenting with Lethal Surface Warfare Payloads
    ARLINGTON, Va. – Even as Textron is awaiting a decision to move from development of its Mine Countermeasures Unmanned Surface Vehicle (MCM USV) into production, the company also has its eye on using the vessel for missions such as surface warfare and amphibious operations. Wayne Prender, the senior vice president for applied technologies and advanced […]
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