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Senators Call on Mattis to Buy More Littoral Combat Ships

A group of U.S. senators from four states called on Defense Secretary Mattis to find money for three new littoral combat ships.

Seven Chief Petty Officers Punished for Misconduct Underway

Half-a-dozen chief petty officers attached to thecruiser Hue City have been punished in connection with an adultery scandal.

PACOM Chief: 'Matter of When' North Korea Will Have a Nuke

The four-star commander of all U.S. forces in the Pacific warned members of the Senate not to underestimate Kim Jong-Un.

US Submarine Returns Home After 6-Month Deployment

A U.S. Navy submarine has returned to its home port following a six-month deployment.

Somali Pirate Gets Life in Prison for Attack on US Navy Ship

A Somali pirate has been sentenced to life in prison for his role in attacking a U.S. Navy ship.

3 Rescued After US Navy Helicopter Crashes Near Guam

Two pilots and a crewmember have been rescued after the U.S. Navy helicopter they were riding in crashed in waters near Guam.

Carrier Will Not Be Sunk By North Korean Missiles, Four-Star Says

Adm. Harris countered recent reports f that the Vinson and its escort ships were not equipped to fend off a North Korean attack.

PACOM Commander Takes Blame for Carrier Carl Vinson Confusion

Adm. Harry Harris took full responsibility for the flap and said poor communication was to blame.

Pence to Speak at Submarine Christening in Newport News

Vice President Mike Pence is scheduled to visit Newport News Shipbuilding for the christening of a submarine.

US Navy Fires Warning Flare at Iran Vessel in Persian Gulf

A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer fired a warning flare toward an Iranian Revolutionary Guard vessel in the Persian Gulf.

US Sets Up Missile Defense in South Korea as North Shows Power

South Korea announced Wednesday that key parts of a contentious U.S. missile defense system have been installed.

Hampton Roads Ship-Repair Industry Is Bracing for 1,000 New Layoffs

NORFOLK -- "Mayday, mayday." That's the message that Hampton Roads' ship-repair industry is sending to Congress as it gets back to work this week. A minimum of 1,000 layoffs are projected in the...

Navy Proposing to Expand SEAL Training in Washington State

The Navy is proposing to expand training of its special operations teams on land along Puget Sound and on the Washington coast.

USS Vella Gulf Leaves Norfolk for Deployment

Roughly 350 sailors on board the USS Vella Gulf left Sunday morning from Naval Station Norfolk.

Navy Launches 30-Day Review of T-45, F-18 Cockpit Breathing Problems

The Navy's number two officer has ordered that all recent hypoxia-like episodes be placed under comprehensive review.

5 Things to Start Your Week

Here are five stories and events to start your week.

NCIS: Navy SEAL Possessed and Produced Child Porn on Phone

Authorities say a Navy SEAL has been charged with producing and possessing child pornography.

Navy Increases Restrictions on T-45 Flights After New Cockpit Episode

A day after T-45 instructors took to the air after a 12-day grounding, two pilots reported headaches and oxygen deprivation.

US Fighter Pilot Approaching USS Carl Vinson Ejects Safely

A pilot ejected an F/A-18E fighter jet on its final approach to the USS Carl Vinson, U.S. Navy officials confirmed Friday.

Bomb Threat Probed at San Diego-Area Navy Base

A bomb threat investigation forced a closure of the main gate at Naval Air Station North Island at Coronado on San Diego Bay.

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