Forget the Great Green Fleet

…Forget the Great Green Fleet… One of the more dangerous programs of the last administration was the Great Green Fleet. This was promoted by then Navy Secretary Mabus. He adhered to Executive Order 13514, October 8, 2009, issued by president Continue reading Forget the Great Green Fleet

Green Fleet Nonsense

The Carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN-74) departed Naval Base Kitsap-Bremerton, Washington for a seven-month Western Pacific deployment on Friday, which will involve the Stennis Carrier Strike Group (CSG) as the center of the Great Green Fleet. This will be Continue reading Green Fleet Nonsense

Fossil Fuels Critical for National Defense

Make no mistake, war and combat operations are wasteful. The objective is to win with the fewest possible casualties, not save money or material. During peacetime it’s important to save money while maintaining a powerful military, but the objective isn’t Continue reading Fossil Fuels Critical for National Defense

Our Navy Should Go Nuclear, Not Green

Nuclear powered aircraft carriers and submarines have proven their strategic value and the safety of nuclear power. For a few years, 9 nuclear powered cruisers (CGNs) supported the carrier task groups. The last of the CGNs was commissioned in 1980. Continue reading Our Navy Should Go Nuclear, Not Green

Logistics and Printing

Logistical issues should put an end to Secretary of The Navy, Ray Mabus’ dangerous obsession of burdening the Navy with bio-fuels. An area in which Secretary Mabus could devote some valuable resources is the development of printing. Printing could alleviate Continue reading Logistics and Printing

China’s Claims to South China Sea

China has long considered the South China Sea as one of the “near seas”, which form a core strategic interest. Large reserves of oil and natural gas have been identified in the South China Sea, as well as the East Continue reading China’s Claims to South China Sea