The Navy JAG Corps Turns 50 (Learn More, Multi-Video)

The Navy Judge Advocate General's (JAG) Corps celebrates 50 years of service and excellence Dec. 8. "From the time the Navy created the 'law specialist' program, to the JAG Corps we know...
In 2000, the U.S. Coast Guard and the Chicago maritime community revived this holiday tradition, bringing in trees from Northern Michigan. Along the way, they stop and float a wreath at the spot where the Rouse Simmons sank. (Image courtesy of the Two Rivers, WI, City Hall and Facebook)

Coast Guard Recreates Christmas Tree Ship after Tragic Sinking in 1912

By Tanda Gmiter, MLive When the U.S. Coast Guard cutter Mackinaw docked at Chicago's Navy Pier this weekend carrying a load of 1,200 Christmas trees from Northern Michigan, it did more than...
Canada’s Combat Ship Team’s approach to the CSC project exclusively parallels the Canadian Government’s Defence Policy, which is the foundation for the offering: Strong, Secure and Engaged.

Canada’s Combat Ship Team Delivers CSC Proposal (Learn More, Videos)

Two days prior to the official procurement closure date, Lockheed Martin Canada has delivered the proposal for the Canadian Surface Combatant (CSC) program signifying that the acquisition has moved to the...
The HDK is a comprehensive solution enabling field teams to execute the entire process of detection, identification and verification of explosives, narcotics and Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT). This kit combines multiple detection and identification methods effective in handling all types and forms of material that the teams may encounter in the field. The kit’s integrated sensors have been specially selected to provide the highest level of performance at the most affordable cost.

New HDK Brings Explosive & Drugs Detection to a New Level

As terrorist and criminals become adept to explosive and drug detection technologies, authorities must also adapt and improve. Criminal and terrorist organizations increasingly exploit commercial precursors to create explosives. Concealment of explosives and...
Crewmembers from the Coast Guard Cutter Pelican, homeported in St. Petersburg, Florida, offload approximately one ton of cocaine, worth an estimated $60 million wholesale, from the cutter in St. Petersburg, Monday, Nov. 20, 2017. The contraband and three suspected smugglers were interdicted by a U.S. Coast Guard tactical law enforcement detachment crew aboard Her Majesty's Canadian Ship Moncton during an Operation Caribbe patrol. (Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard by Petty Officer 2nd Class Ashley J. Johnson)

Coast Guard Cutters Offload Tons of Cocaine in St. Petersburg (Video)

The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Pelican offloaded approximately one ton of cocaine, worth more than $23 million wholesale, and three suspected smugglers Monday in St. Petersburg that was seized...
Coast Guard Cutter Robert Yered, the Coast Guard's fourth Sentinel Class patrol boat (Image courtesy of the U.S. Coast Guard by Petty Officer 3rd Class Mark Barney)

New Fast Response Cutters Named for Coast Guard Heroes (Multi-Video)

In 1830, the Revenue Cutter Service, predecessor to the modern Coast Guard launched its first standardized multi-ship class of cutters. The Morris-class, named for the first cutter in the class, Robert Morris,...

US Navy Awards BAE Systems $139M Contract to Upgrade USS Tortuga

The U.S. Navy has awarded BAE Systems a $139.8 million contract to modernize the dock landing ship USS Tortuga (LSD 46). The USS Tortuga is a Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship of the United States Navy and the second...
Arktis Radiation Detectors develops and manufactures next generation systems that detect and categorize radioactive and nuclear materials, contaminated cargo and other illicit materials.

Arktis Named to DoD $8.2B CBRNE Contract for Homeland Security

Arktis Detection Systems a leading provider of radiological and nuclear detection services, has been named a recipient of the U.S. Department of Defense’s (DoD) Joint Enterprise-Research, Development, Acquisition, and Production/Procurement (JE-RDAP)...
An artist rendering of the future Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 5 named in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Medal of Honor recipient Miguel Keith. (Image courtesy of the U.S. Navy)

Next Navy Expeditionary Sea Base Named for Vietnam USMC MOH

Secretary of the Navy Richard V. Spencer has announced the Navy's newest Expeditionary Sea Base (ESB) ship, T-ESB 5, will be named in honor of Marine Corps Vietnam veteran and Medal...
Guided Missle Destroyers can Engage Targets On, Above and Below the Ocean (Image courtesy of Ingalls Shipbuilding)

DDG Arleigh Burke Class Destroyers – Defending the Fleet (Multi-Video)

DDG 51 destroyers provide multi-mission capabilities, operating independently or as part of carrier strike groups, surface action groups, amphibious ready groups and replenishment groups. Aegis guided missile destroyers are multi-mission surface combatants,...