The littoral combat ship USS Coronado (LCS 4) and Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Sterett (DDG 104) represented the U.S. in the International Maritime Defense Exposition 2017 (IMDEX-17) in Singapore May 16-18. According to a press release from the Navy…
A US Navy SEAL was killed and two other special-operations troops were wounded while advising and assisting a Somali-led mission about 40 miles west of the country's capital earlier this month. The SEAL, 38-year-old Senior Chief Special...Show More Summary
A US Navy veteran who plowed a car into pedestrians in New York's Times Square, killing a woman and injuring 22 other people, has been charged with murder and attempted murder, police said Friday. Richard Rojas, 26, a former Navy electrician...Show More Summary
There are movies, TV shows, and video games about the US Navy SEALs, and nearly all of them portray the SEALs as real-life superheroes. This image may help draw people to Jocko Willink and Leif Babin, the former SEAL commanders behind...Show More Summary
A US Navy veteran who plowed a car into pedestrians in New York’s Times Square, killing a woman and injuring 22 other people, has been charged with murder and attempted murder, police said Friday. Thursday’s incident sparked fear in the US financial capital after deadly car-rammings in...
A young woman was killed and at least 22 others were injured after a speeding car driven by a US Navy veteran ploughed into pedestrians on a pavement in Times Square. Eye witnesses said the car made a U-turn in the middle of 7th Avenue in midtown Manhattan during heavy traffic. Show More Summary
A US Navy veteran with a criminal past -- but no apparent terror motive -- rammed a car into a crowd of people in New York's Times Square on Thursday, killing a young woman and injuring 22 other people. Times Square, next to the famed...Show More Summary
An ex-admiral in the US Navy who served his country for nearly four decades was "tempted by parties and prostitutes" and ultimately chose "karaoke over character," US prosecutors say, and he's now been sentenced to 18 months behind bars for that choice. Reuters reports that 56-year-old Robert Gilbeau, the first...
A top US Navy commander on Wednesday pushed for a "sense of urgency" over North Korea's nuclear and missile development, stressing it even threatens Pyongyang's allies China and Russia. Admiral Harry Harris, who heads the Pacific Command, spoke during a visit to Japan after North Korea's latest ballistic missile test raised further alarm over the pace of its weapons development.
Land-based SM-3 concept (click to view full) SM-3 Standard missiles have been the backbone of the US Navy’s ballistic missile defense plans for many years now, and are beginning to see service in the navies of allies like Japan. Their test successes and long range against aerial threats have spawned a land-based version, which end […]
Ships from the Republic of Singapore navy, Royal Thai navy and U.S. Navy completed a three-day multilateral Cooperation Afloat Readiness and Training (CARAT) exercise in the South China Sea May 12. The three-day exercise included a broad spectrum…
An armed Russian fighter jet flew alarmingly close to a U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft flying in the Black Sea on Tuesday.
When people of color say we’re kept in the margins, don’t write us off When Preeti Mistry, the chef-owner of Juhu Beach Club and Navi Kitchen in Oakland, California, first met Thomas Keller, she was starstruck. “I left feeling like I...Show More Summary
NBC News reports that a Russian Su-27 flew within “about 20 feet” of a U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon surveillance aircraft over the Black Sea a few days ago; In a statement issued Friday, Russia’s Ministry of Defense said a Su-30 jet had “executed a ‘greeting’ maneuver” toward the American pilots. It added that the fighter […]
Incident is the latest in a series of provocative actions
A Russian fighter jet came within 20 feet of a US Navy aircraft in the Black Sea, according to a Navy spokesperson. The Russian Su-27 approached the P-US 8A Poseidon aircraft that was “conducting routine operations in international airspace,” US Naval Forces Europe spokeswoman Captain Pamela Kunze said. Show More Summary
Americas The US Navy has awarded Rolls Royce a $78.7 million contract to provide logistical and engineering support for originally manufactured engines on the KC-130J tanker aircraft. Under the contract, aircraft in use by the US Marine Corp as well as the government of Kuwait will be affected. The work will primarily be completed in […]
Americas Boeing has received a $89.2 million US Navy contract to conduct maintenance on various F/18 series fighter and EA-F18G electronic warfare aircraft. Included in the agreement are a wide variety of inspection and engineering projects, including High Flight Hour programs designed to keep aging airframes flying. Work will be performed in Jacksonville, Florida, and […]
Something was missing from Sean Spicer's regular press briefing Wednesday: the White House press secretary himself. CNN reports Spicer is at the Pentagon this week fulfilling his US Navy Reserve duty by serving on the media staff of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs. Filling in for him this week...
The folks at Military Phonies send us their work on this fellow, Benjamin Jesalva who claims that he was a Navy SEAL in Vietnam. The Navy doesn’t remember his career like that. He doesn’t appear in the database of folks who trained to be SEALs according to Don Shipley and the Navy is convinced that […]