12/05/13 10:56 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A former Navy subcontractor who was a middleman in a kickback scheme that cost the U.S. Navy $18 million has been sentenced to three years in prison.
12/05/13 09:29 AM
A court filing shows the wide-ranging investigation has spanned eight states and eight Asian countries.
11/30/13 06:53 PM
(www.nytimes.com) The suspension of a contractor is another serious embarrassment for the Navy, which is already dealing with an investigation of its main ship supplier in the Pacific.
By Lolita C. Baldor | 11/22/13 08:53 AM
HALIFAX, Nova Scotia — The U.S. military is looking for ways to expand operations in the vast waters of the Arctic as melting ice caps open sea lanes and other nations such as Russia compete for the lucrative oil and gas deposits. But the effort will take money and resources to fill the broad...
11/21/13 09:42 AM
Leonard Glenn Francis, a wealthy Malaysian contractor at the heart of one of the United States Navy’s largest bribery scandals in decades, seemed to have stepped right off the set of “Casablanca.” At 6 feet 3 inches and 350 pounds, Mr. Francis hosted dinners at luxury hotels in Malaysia,...
By Bloomberg News | 11/19/13 10:47 AM
The U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship lacks the robust communications systems needed to transmit critical data to support facilities ashore, according to an unreleased congressional audit, the latest in a succession of troubles for the $34 billion shipbuilding program. The lightly manned...
11/18/13 11:00 AM
WASHINGTON — When the U.S. Navy sailed an imposing fleet near Hawaii that was powered in part by algae and used cooking grease, environmentalists weren't the only ones who were thrilled. Executives at bioenergy startups in the San Francisco Bay Area, Chicago and elsewhere — and the venture...
By Associated Press | 11/15/13 09:24 AM
PROVIDENCE, R.I. — A Georgia man who pleaded guilty for his role in an $18 million kickback scheme that targeted the U.S. Navy is due to be sentenced in federal court in Rhode Island.
11/14/13 10:03 AM
A mysterious defendant in a $100 million, cross-country Navy veterans charity fraud case was convicted Thursday of racketeering, theft, money laundering and other charges.
11/13/13 10:34 AM
(online.wsj.com) The Navy faces mounting Pentagon pressure to cut back plans for the Littoral Combat Ship, a concept that Navy Secretary Ray Mabus says "represents the future of the Navy."
By Byron York | 12/08/13
By Richard Pollock | 12/06/13
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By Timothy P. Carney | 11/26/13