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Navy Unveils FY14 Budget Proposal

This blog is by Rear Adm. John Kirby, the Navy’s Chief of Information, and addresses key points of the Navy’s fiscal year 2014 budget. This year’s budget submission was guided by Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert’s tenets of Warfighting First, Operate Forward and Be Ready. You’ll clearly see that …

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Warfighting First – Expanding the Navigation Plan

“Warfighting has to be first because this country evaluates us based on our effectiveness as warfighters. Every Sailor and Navy civilian should understand their job and how it fits into our overall mission.” Adm. Jonathan W. Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations The Navy’s primary mission is warfighting and all efforts …

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LCS: Let’s Talk Facts

This blog was written by Rear Adm. John Kirby, the U.S. Navy’s Chief of Information. Last week on Time’s Battleland Blog there was a piece by Mr. John Sayen entitled “The Navy’s New Class of Warships: Big Bucks, Little Bang.” You can read it here: http://nation.time.com/2012/10/05/the-navys-new-class-of-warships-big-bucks-little-bang/ Obviously, Mr. Sayen is not …

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Littoral Combat Ship SITREP

Rear Adm. Thomas S. Rowden is the Director of Surface Warfare. This blog was originally posted in the current issue of Surface SITREP. Shipmates, Integrating LCS into the Fleet is one of my top three priorities. Since the 55-ships of this class will represent about one-third of the future small …

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5@5 – Littoral Combat Ship Part I

In response to your 5@5, the Director, Surface Warfare Rear Adm. Thomas Rowden is answering your questions about the littoral combat ship. Questions were gathered and selected in an attempt to focus the conversation on the capabilities of the LCS program. LCS will establish and maintain dominance in near-shore environments …

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YOUR Navy Operating Forward

Right now your Navy is 100% on watch around the globe helping to preserve the American way of life.  Whether it be operating and training in the waters off the coast of Virginia or forward deployed to the South China Sea, the flexibility and presence provided by our U.S. naval …

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