PHILIPPINE SEA (January 21, 2023) Sonar Technician (Surface) Third Class Kiera Taylor interprets and logs sonar information in the Sonar Control Room aboard Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Antietam (CG 54) during a submarine familiarization exercise with allied forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Ensign William Stricklett)

Information warfare personnel could be permanent fixtures on submarines

Following a pilot effort, the Navy could be looking to add information warfare personnel to submarines permanently.
Aircraft attached to Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 1 and CVW-7 perform a flyover of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75). (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Joseph A.D. Phillips/Released)

Navy pondering air-launched hypersonic weapons

The Navy is considering the possibility of acquiring air-launched hypersonic weapons for its carrier wings, according to Secretary Carlos Del Toro.