Michael Fabey

Naval Editor, Aviation Week Intelligence Network

Posts by Michael Fabey

in Ares Sep 15, 2014

NavWeek: A Grim Reminder

Despite all the training in the world, there is little that is routine when it comes to flying fighters off carriers. To get to that level, naval....More
in Ares Aug 18, 2014

NavWeek: Chiming In On China

China ship trip observations are stirring up some feelings on the Asian giant's intentions....More
in Ares Aug 05, 2014

NavWeek: Reagan’s Run

It would be nearly impossible to steal even a wink of sleep in the stateroom of CVN 76 Ronald Reagan during nighttime air ops in the middle of the....More
in Ares Jul 16, 2014

NavWeek: China Whirl

This was all brand new – the first time a Chinese warship would be participating in the Rim of the Pacific (Rimpac) exercise, and thus the first time....More
in Ares Jul 01, 2014

NavWeek: Speed Quest

As the U.S. Navy revisits many of the requirements for its Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), it’s certainly time to reconsider the vessel’s need-for-speed....More
in Ares Jun 24, 2014

NavWeek: Done Deeds

In its recent denial of industry protests over the U.S. Coast Guard’s Offshore Patrol Cutter design contracts, the U.S. Government Accountability....More
in Ares Jun 17, 2014

NavWeek: Make Way For the LCSG

With only about a month to respond to the U.S. Navy’s requests for information for the Littoral Combat Ship–Next, the pressure is on the service and....More
in Ares Jun 10, 2014

NavWeek: Ballad of the Traveling Gun

The DDG 1000 Zumwalt destroyer is meant to roam the West – the Western Pacific, that is, to add some muscle to the mindset of the Asia-Pacific pivot....More
in Ares May 29, 2014

NavWeek: The Time of the Ancient Mariner (Part 2)

This is the second part of a two-part series of articles on Adm. Robert Papp, who ends his tour this week as commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard....More
in Ares May 29, 2014

NavWeek: Time of the Ancient Mariner

This is the first of a special two-part series of articles on Adm. Robert Papp, who leaves as commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard this week after....More

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