Michael Fabey

Naval Editor, Aviation Week Intelligence Network

Posts by Michael Fabey

in Ares Nov 12, 2014

NavWeek: Riders Of The Storm

While Chinese and U.S. forces have rattled each other’s cages in recent years, neither has had to launch a major amphibious operation against the....More
in Ares Nov 03, 2014

NavWeek: Fund Foolish

Assistant U.S. Navy Secretary James Thomsen floated a rather unique perspective on competition earlier this month....More
in Ares Oct 21, 2014

NavWeek: Pacific Fit

With the recent commissioning of the amphibious assault ship LHA 6 USS America in its new San Diego home, the U.S. Navy may be getting ready to soon....More
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

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