China cancels its top navy officer’s visit to US over Trump’s sweeping sanctions

China cancels its top navy officer’s visit to US over Trump’s sweeping sanctions China has canceled the visit of its Navy commander to the US, in response to the sanctions imposed by Washington against Beijing over its military cooperation with Russia, the Chinese Ministry of…

Pentagon Honors

First responders and Pentagon police officers salute as an American flag is unfurled at the Pentagon, Sept. 11, 2018, during a ceremony to honor those killed in the 9/11 attack on the Pentagon. DoD photo by Tech. Sgt. Vernon Young Jr. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

WATERS SOUTH OF JAPAN (Aug. 15, 2018)

Landing signal officers observe as an F/A-18E Super Hornet assigned to Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 195 lands on the flight deck of the Navy’s forward-deployed aircraft carrier, USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Ronald Reagan, the flagship of Carrier Strike Group 5, provides a combat-ready force…

Trump Bans Pakistani Army Officers from training at coveted US Army Training Centers

President Donald Trump’s administration has quietly started cutting scores of Pakistani officers from coveted training and educational programmes that have been a hallmark of bilateral military relations for more than a decade, US officials say. The move, which has not been previously reported, is one…

GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Aug. 2, 2018)

180802-N-IK959-1051 GREAT LAKES, Ill. (Aug. 2, 2018) Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps (NROTC) midshipman candidates fight a fire in a simulated shipboard compartment in the USS Chief Recruit Fire Fighter Trainer at Recruit Training Command (RTC). More than 65 young men and women entering their…

CHINA BUILDING CUTTING EDGE ROCKETS FOR HIGH ALTITUDE LOCATIONS, COULD BE DEPLOYED ON INDIA BORDER

Chinese army officers on the Chinese side of the international border at Nathula Pass in Sikkim.China and India were locked in a 73-day standoff on the Doklam (Donglang in Chinese) plateau near the Sikkim border last year. China is building rockets for its artillery units…

SAN DIEGO (July 2, 2018)

A Basic Division Officer Course student at Surface Warfare Officers School, Det. San Diego, practices navigation in the Conning Officer Virtual Environment (COVE) shiphandling simulator. The students started their first of nine sessions in the COVE simulator, which provides state-of-the-art navigation and shiphandling training and…

Rafale ‘So Used To Being Jerked Around IAF & GOI Think This is The Normal’

Senior Air staff officers have, of late, been talking confidently of the combo of the 6,000 air defence missiles ordered as part of the S-400 system that India is buying from Russia and the Su-30MKI (hopefully upgraded to “super Sukhoi” configuration that will convert IAF’s…

Mattis Salutes U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Graduates

The United States needs its Merchant Marine officers to employ discipline, strategic thinking and strong ethics in the often challenging and dangerous maritime transport industry, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said during his commencement remarks at the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE…

LEESBURG, Va. (May 29, 2018)

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer speaks to master chief petty officers during the annual Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy (MCPON) Leadership Mess Symposium in Leesburg, Va. The MCPON Leadership Mess consists of Fleet, Force and Command level master chief petty officers…