Category Archives: fleet

New in 2021: Will 1st Fleet and Atlantic Fleet outlast the Trump administration?

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Citing increased military threats from Russia and China, Navy Secretary Kenneth Braithwaite told lawmakers in December of plans to resurrect U.S. Atlantic Fleet and U.S. 1st Fleet. But whether those initiatives will carry on into 2021 and President-elect Joe Biden’s Pentagon remains to be seen. At a Senate hearing, Braithwaite explained plans to stand up […]

With DoD’s fleet of 2045, the US military’s chief signals he’s all-in on sea power

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WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy must rapidly grow its attack submarine force, field smaller manned and unmanned combatants and examine changing the role of aircraft carriers in the coming decades as part of a massive expansion of the fleet to maintain American dominance on the seas, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Tuesday. To compete […]

With DoD’s fleet of 2045, the US military’s chief signals he’s all-in on sea power

with-dod’s-fleet-of-2045,-the-us-military’s-chief-signals-he’s-all-in-on-sea-power

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy must rapidly grow its attack submarine force, field smaller manned and unmanned combatants and examine changing the role of aircraft carriers in the coming decades as part of a massive expansion of the fleet to maintain American dominance on the seas, Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Tuesday. To compete […]