John Grady, "Panel: Navy May Have to Choose between New Ballistic Missile Subs or 355 Ship Fleet," USNI
News, November 23, 2018, news.usni.org/.
"The closeness of the deaths have raised defence officials' concerns that Stearney's high-profile status may have given tacit permission to the other two sailors to end their own lives," two officials told USNI
The previous position of the ship reported by the USNI
the week before was not far from the US East coast.
The change reflects new strategic guidance from the Pentagon issued in January, USNI
News quoted two naval officials as telling it.
(77) "SECDEF Carter Letter to McCain on South China Sea Freedom of Navigation Operation", USNI
News, 5 January 2016, available at <https://news.usni.
The charges against Lin were first reported Sunday by USNI
News, which said he served on some of the Navy's most sensitive intelligence-gathering aircraft.
FOR THE STUDY War (June 21, 2012), available at http://www.understandingwar.org/reference/fact-sheet-irans-submarineforce [https://perma.cc/BGV3-J9U4] (stating that Iran has around 19 Ghadir Class Submarines which are difficult to detect and track and are capable of firing large torpedoes and mines); Sam LaGrone, Iran Launches New Submarine Class, USNI
Benson, "South China Sea: A History of Armed Conflict," USNI
News, June 20, 2012, updated February 5, 2013, http://news.usni.org/2012/06/20/south-china-sea-history-armed-conflict,.
The exercise will focus on basic naval skills including maritime interdiction operations, force protection, navigation and humanitarian and disaster relief (HADR) missions, a defense official told USNI
Pacific Commander: Chinese Spy SHip Off Hawaii Has An Upside," USNI
News (http://news.usni.org), July 29, 2014.
See James Bridger, "Kidnapping Resurgent in the Gulf of Guinea Piracy," USNI
News, March 14, 2014.