Our Sailors’ Lives and Our Navy’s Capability Demand Enduring Energy Action

By Vice Adm. Phil Cullom Deputy chief of naval operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics Energy Action Month 2016 closes out today. As it ends, I ask our warriors around the Navy to treat today as the beginning of next year’s journey toward achieving a more secure energy future. During operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring …

USS Illinois Joins U.S. Navy’s Silent Service

Our newest Virginia class submarine, USS Illinois (SSN 786), joined our fleet when it was commissioned Oct. 29 at Naval Submarine Base New London in Groton, Connecticut.   Experience the ceremony below that was attended by more than 2,500 people and learn these five things you need to  know about the boat. .@CNORichardson: Around the globe, #USNavy …

U.S. Navy SPEAR: 30 Years of Threat Assessments for Naval Aviators

By Cmdr. Grahame Dicks Director, Strike Evaluation and Anti-Air Research This year, we celebrate a key milestone in our organizational history and, as the director of SPEAR (Strike Evaluation and Anti-Air Research), I want to share with you what SPEAR does. The air warfare division within the Nimitz Operational Intelligence Center, commonly known as SPEAR, …