USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 27, 2021

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 27, 2021, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship.

Total U.S. Navy Battle Force:296Ships Underway

Deployed Ships UnderwayNon-deployed Ships UnderwayTotal Ships Underway
662086

Ships Deployed by Fleet

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https://news.usni.org/2021/09/27/usni-news-fleet-and-marine-tracker-sept-27-2021

GAO Report on Coast Guard Defense Missions

The following is the Sept. 15, 2021, Government Accountability Office report Coast Guard: Information on Defense Readiness Mission Deployments, Expenses, and Funding.

From the report

One of the six armed forces, the U.S. Coast Guard is a multimission maritime military service within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS). It is responsible for implementing 11 statutory missions. One mission—Defense Readiness—requires the Coast Guard to maintain the training and capability needed to integrate...

https://news.usni.org/2021/09/22/gao-report-on-coast-guard-defense-missions

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 20, 2021

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 13, 2021, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship.

Total U.S. Navy Battle Force:296Ships Underway

Deployed Ships UnderwayNon-deployed Ships UnderwayTotal Ships Underway
712495

Ships Deployed by Fleet

Fleet Forces3...

https://news.usni.org/2021/09/20/usni-news-fleet-and-marine-tracker-sept-20-2021

Advance or Retard: How Not to Be Confused When Ship’s Clock is Adjusted

Clock changes are part of seaman’s life. The first time I heard about the ship’s time being retarded was, well, a bit confusing. How could time be retarded when it only ticks and doesn’t think? Then I learned that it will be moved backwards to comply with the Daylight Saving Time. Perhaps I wasn’t...

https://www.seamanmemories.com/advance-retard-how-not-to-be-confused-when-ships-clock-is-adjusted/

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 13, 2021

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 13, 2021, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship.

Total U.S. Navy Battle Force:296Ships Underway

Deployed Ships UnderwayNon-deployed Ships UnderwayTotal Ships Underway
671279

Ships Deployed by Fleet

Fleet Forces3...

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Sept. 9, 2021

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Sept. 9, 2021, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship.

Total U.S. Navy Battle Force:296Ships Underway

Deployed Ships UnderwayNon-deployed Ships UnderwayTotal Ships Underway
661884

Ships Deployed by Fleet

Fleet Forces3r...

GAO Report on Defense Department Satellite Communications

The following is the September 2021 Government Accountability Office report, Satellite Communications: DOD Should Explore Options to Meet User Needs for
Narrowband Capabilities.

From the report

Why GAO Did This Study
DOD has invested $7.4 billion to develop, build, and begin delivering MUOS. However, longstanding gaps between the fielding of the satellite system and compatible user terminals have limited DOD’s ability to fully use the system.

The Senate Armed Services Committee report to the bill...

https://news.usni.org/2021/09/06/gao-report-on-defense-department-satellite-communications

Taiwan’s Quadrennial Defense Review

The following is the recently released 2021 Quadrennial Defense Review of The Republic of China

From the report

Overviewing the current strategic situations, mainland China, aspiring to become an international superpower, is eager to undermine the international order and regional stability. It has been particularly imposing coercive means of verbal intimidation and saber-rattling, intrusion and provocation by aerial and maritime assets, cyberattacks, and cognitive warfare-forcing us to succumb to...

https://news.usni.org/2021/09/03/taiwans-quadrennial-defense-review

USNI News Fleet and Marine Tracker: Aug 30, 2021

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These are the approximate positions of the U.S. Navy’s deployed carrier strike groups and amphibious ready groups throughout the world as of Aug. 30, 2021, based on Navy and public data. In cases where a CSG or ARG is conducting disaggregated operations, the chart reflects the location of the capital ship.

Total U.S. Navy Battle Force:296Ships Underway

Deployed Ships UnderwayNon-deployed Ships UnderwayTotal Ships Underway
601676

Ships Deployed by Fleet

Fleet Forces3rd...

https://news.usni.org/2021/08/30/usni-news-fleet-and-marine-tracker-aug-30-2021

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