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Navy News

Navy to build its 'information dominance' forces through new command

Navy Cyber Forces, already headquartered in Suffolk, Va., will take over responsibility for building the knowledge workforce the Navy terms the "information dominance corps."

Monday - 02/24/2014, 03:53am EST
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US Navy ready to deploy laser for 1st time

US Navy ready to deploy laser system this summer; rail guns aren't far behind

Wednesday - 02/19/2014, 12:34pm EST

Navy's legacy NMCI network to get another contract extension

Navy officials said Friday that a bid protest to the new Next Generation Enterprise Network contract played a part in once again delaying the transition away from the Navy Marine Corps Intranet, which has been outsourced to an outside vendor for more than a decade.

Monday - 02/10/2014, 05:04pm EST

Obama nominates Bob Work to be No. 2 at DoD

Robert Work will return to the Defense Department for a third tour of duty. He was in the Marines for 27 years and served almost four years as undersecretary of the Navy.

Friday - 02/07/2014, 02:59pm EST

Navy to rename DC building where gunman killed 12

Navy Vice Adm. William Hilarides said in an email to employees on Tuesday that Building 197 will be named after Joshua Humphreys, who designed the Navy's first six frigates.

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 07:17pm EST

Exam cheating scandal hits Navy nuclear force

Navy says at least 30 sailors implicated in alleged cheating on naval nuclear reactor tests

Wednesday - 02/05/2014, 05:30pm EST

Gunman's doctor before rampage: 'No problem there'

AP Exclusive: Doctors described gunman before shootings as 'clear and focused;' denied stress

Sunday - 02/02/2014, 12:20pm EST

Congress looks at Navy contracting practices

The House Oversight Committee is looking into Navy contracting practices amid a widening federal probe into a multimillion-dollar bribery scheme involving a Singapore-based defense contractor accused of offering prostitution services and pricey vacations to Navy officers.

Friday - 01/31/2014, 05:40pm EST

Navy admiral is Obama's pick to take reins of NSA

Navy admiral is Obama's choice to take reins of troubled NSA and US Cyber Command

Friday - 01/31/2014, 04:30pm EST

Navy's largest command is under the microscope

Pentagon Solutions listens to Navy Adm. Samuel Locklear, commander of U.S. Pacific Command, speak at the Surface Navy Association's annual convention

Wednesday - 01/22/2014, 05:45pm EST
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Amid bribery scandal, Navy changes business practices for overseas port calls

Navy moves to centralize its contracting and payment processes for overseas husbanding services after its investigators find tens of millions of dollars in overcharges resulting from bribes.

Monday - 12/23/2013, 03:51am EST
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Navy plans new entry at Washington Navy Yard building

The Navy Yard building in Washington where a gunman killed 12 people will get a new visitor's entrance and a renovated interior, including a "remembrance area" for the victims, a military spokeswoman said Monday.

Monday - 12/16/2013, 05:32pm EST

Naval investigator to plead guilty in bribery plot

First guilty plea in massive military bribery scheme to come from naval investigator

Friday - 12/13/2013, 10:10am EST

Former defense contractor pleads guilty to sharing classified documents

Federal prosecutors say 50-year-old Bruce Schliemann, a former defense contractor and retired Navy SEAL, faces up to one year in prison and/or a fine of up to $100,000 when he is sentenced.

Tuesday - 12/10/2013, 03:50am EST

Family of Navy Yard shooting victim files lawsuit

The Florida family of a woman slain during the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard is the first to file a lawsuit against the government and defense contractors, alleging that officials ignored red flags about the killer's deteriorating mental health.

Wednesday - 12/04/2013, 06:50pm EST

APNewsBreak: Navy Yard gunman had access pulled

APNewsBreak: Navy shooter had classified access pulled for 2 days, but Navy was never told

Saturday - 11/23/2013, 03:22am EST

Navy, Marine Corps still unsure about migrating to enterprise email

After a Pentagon directive "with no escape clause" for all DoD components to migrate to a single email system, Navy and Marine Corps respond by studying the business case for doing so. Officials want to figure out the cost to move to the DISA-run service.

Monday - 11/18/2013, 03:57am EST
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Pentagon budget situation revolves around readiness

Retired Adm. John Harvey, former commander of the Fleet Forces Command, joins Francis Rose.

Wednesday - 11/06/2013, 05:53pm EST
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Navy wins bid protest, ready to move ahead with NGEN program

The Government Accountability Office upheld the Navy's award to HP of its $3.5 billion Next Generation Enterprise Network contract after two losing bidders protested.

Friday - 11/01/2013, 04:04am EDT

Navy's giant, stealthy new destroyer gets hull wet

Looking unlike any US warship past, new Navy destroyer Zumwalt goes into the water in Maine

Monday - 10/28/2013, 07:30pm EDT
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