The Surface Navy Association is a nonprofit organization that advocates for surface naval forces. Its annual symposium near Washington, D.C., is designed to bring together members of the military, business and academic communities to discuss issues and challenges pertaining to naval surface warfare.>
Signing Treaty Would Bolster US Against China, Russia Seapower: Lawmaker
Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Conn., says he will propose a resolution that the U.S. sign the Law of the Sea treaty.
Navy Brass Optimistic as Littoral Combat Ship Readies to Deploy After Hiatus
The head of Naval Surface Forces says commanders are clamoring for the near-shore security vessels.
'Not a Truck': Future Amphibs May Carry Fewer Marines, More Lethality
The days of treating amphibious ships like shuttle buses that get Marines to the fight are over.
Navy's Stealthy Mega-Destroyer Still Doesn't Have a Round for Its Gun
The Navy still doesn't know what to load in the Zumwalt's main weapon though it's only two years from being ready for battle.
This Unmanned Rolls Royce Ship Concept Could Launch Drone Choppers
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson said unmanned systems may be a key to the Navy’s goal of a 355-ship fleet.
Fleet Forces Commander Wants Sailors to Work Better While Fatigued
In the wake of two deadly ship collisions, sailor fatigue was cited as a contributing factor to crucial errors.
Navy Has Choice: More Ships or Fewer Missions, Surface Commander Says
The commander of Naval Surface Forces believes the Navy can recover from the jarring tragedies of last summer.
Navy's Surface Force Commander Wants Deadlier Fleet
A vice admiral wants to develop a more lethal fleet to deny the enemy everything -- even the hope of future victory.
US Navy Wants Multi-Use Missiles for Surface Warfare
The U.S. Navy is investing in advanced, multi-use missiles to give the service an edge in future surface warfare.
Navy to Trump Team: Fund Maintenance Before Buying New Ships
Maintenance backlogs and deferments that sideline operations ships and keep sailors from deploying are creating a crisis.
Mabus Slams Pentagon Weapons Tester on Littoral Combat Ship
The outgoing secretary of the Navy took the head of the Pentagon's testing and evaluation authority to task Wednesday.
Top Marine: 'No Delusions' About Difficulty of Afghanistan Mission
The commandant remains clear-eyed about what a 300-Marine team of advisers deploying to Helmand province can accomplish.
Lockheed Martin Wants to Put Missile Launchers on Amphibious Ships
Lockheed Martin has a plan to put elements of its missile defense system on a new class of ship.
Eyeing Cyber, Coast Guard Pursues More Specialized Jobs
Big changes may be on the horizon for the Coast Guard as its leaders look to further develop troops' skill sets and training.
LCS Minehunting Package Near Completion
The first littoral combat ships are set to deploy with mine countermeasures packages by the end of the decade.
Marine Corps May Get a Cyber-Only MOS
The top officer of the Marines wants to expand the service's cyber community, and he's looking to make the job more appealing...
Navy Acquisition Chief: Surge to 355 Ships 'Easily Done'
Building the fleet from its current 274 ships to 355 would be straightforward, the service's head of acquisition said.