Tag Archives: US Navy

Mark Collins – South China Sea: Why is USN Admiral Leading on US Policy vs China? Part 2

15 Dec

Further to this post in May, the head of US Pacific Command is at it again, note my italics–one would have thought such statements should be for civilian policy makers (in any event President…

Source: Mark Collins – South China Sea: Why is USN Admiral Leading on US Policy vs China? Part 2

Mark Collins – South China Sea Update: Vietnam Building; Philippines Smacking US

8 Dec

Two stories: 1) Exclusive: Risking Beijing’s ire, Vietnam begins dredging on South China Sea reef … 2) Manila says will not help US on patrols in South China Sea So the US and Vietnam a…

Source: Mark Collins – South China Sea Update: Vietnam Building; Philippines Smacking US

Mark Collins – US Navy’s Seawolf Nuclear Attack Subs (SSN) and the Arctic

22 Nov

One wonders how much our government knows of these activities–note link at end of the post: An American Submarine Just Slipped Under the Arctic Ice USS ‘Seawolf’’s missions and technology are…

Source: Mark Collins – US Navy’s Seawolf Nuclear Attack Subs (SSN) and the Arctic

Mark Collins – Philippines and the US: President Duterte off the Deep End in China

21 Oct

Further to these posts, South China Sea Update: Scarborough Shoal, China and Philippines New(ish) Philippines President Takes On US matters have taken a stunning turn. It would seem President Duter…

Source: Mark Collins – Philippines and the US: President Duterte off the Deep End in China

Mark Collins – US Navy: Carriers or Subs, with the Dragon in Mind

21 Oct

Further to these posts, RAND on War Between the Dragon and the Eagle [note links at start] War Between the Dragon and the Eagle: USN Carriers up to It? some recommendations for the USN’s futu…

Source: Mark Collins – US Navy: Carriers or Subs, with the Dragon in Mind

Mark Collins – Bloody Yemen Update: US Navy Starts Shooting/Big Saudi Killing

14 Oct

Further to this August post, Bloody Yemen Update: US Not Best Pleased with Saudis, Plus Houthis the latest at Foreign Policy’s “Situation Report”: … Strikes, but not war. Th…

Source: Mark Collins – Bloody Yemen Update: US Navy Starts Shooting/Big Saudi Killing

Mark Collins – “White House to Pentagon: You will now use new, nicer talking points on China”

27 Sep

Further to these posts, South China Sea: Why is USN Admiral Leading on US Policy vs China? USN “Admiral Warns: Russian Subs Waging Cold War-Style ‘Battle of the Atlantic’”–and RCN? USAF “Officers G…

Source: Mark Collins – “White House to Pentagon: You will now use new, nicer talking points on China”

Mark Collins – South China Sea Update: Scarborough Shoal, China and Philippines

26 Sep

Further to this July post, China Loses South China Sea Arbitration–Calls Decision “political farce” a recent development: Prospect of Philippine Thaw Slows China’s Plans in South China Sea China’s …

Source: Mark Collins – South China Sea Update: Scarborough Shoal, China and Philippines

Mark Collins – Drones, or, New Semi-Super US Navy UCAV: What Will the Stingray be?

19 Aug

Further to this post and “Comments” on the program formerly known as UCLASS, New US Navy Drones: UCLASS to be Tankers Not Recon/Strike? the service is still working out the unmanned com…

Source: Mark Collins – Drones, or, New Semi-Super US Navy UCAV: What Will the Stingray be?

Mark Collins – War Between the Dragon and the Eagle: USN Carriers up to It?

5 Aug

Further to this post (note “Comments”), RAND on War Between the Dragon and the Eagle the carriers’ future capabilities are questioned (both the people quoted are retired naval off…

Source: Mark Collins – War Between the Dragon and the Eagle: USN Carriers up to It?