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Navy Tests Private Wells at Former Maine Naval Air Base

Officials say the US Navy has tested several dozen private wells outside the former Brunswick Naval Air Station for the presence of chemicals.

Naval Base's Economic Impact is $6.6 Billion for Fort Worth

State Comptroller Glenn Hegar was in Fort Worth on Monday, touting the economic impact of Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base Fort Worth.

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder was down on power when making its record run

2 months agoVehicles / Cars : Motor Authority

Last month we saw the Hennessey Venom GT Spyder enter the record books as the fastest open-top production car. The all-American hypercar reached 265.6 mph during a scheduled run at California's Naval Air Station Lemoore, with independent speed-testing firm Racelogic on hand to confirm it. This was enough to displace the previous record holder, the...

Hennessey Venom GT Spyder Becomes World's Fastest Convertible

3 months agoNews : Huffington Post

Blink and you'll miss it. The Texas-made Hennessey Venom GT Spyder just became the fastest convertible in the world, hitting speeds of 265.6 mph on a 2.9-mile-long runway at Naval Air Station Lemoore in California, the company said. "I’ve...Show More Summary

WA: Twin Transit Director to Remain in Position After Applying Elsewhere

March 31--The Island Transit Board of Directors has offered its executive director position to Mike Nortier, the recently retired base commander of Naval Air Station Whidbey. Rob LaFontaine, general manager of Twin Transit, was one of thre

Fatal car chase ends as motorists crash into parked fighter jet

Two people were killed Thursday after their car crashed into a parked F/A-18E Super Hornet at the Naval Air Station Lemoore during a pursuit with law enforcement. The driver of the Jeep Cherokee died at an area hospital, and the female passenger was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the...

Car Chase Ends with Crash into Jet at California Naval Base

A wrong-way driver being chased by the CHP crashed through a gate and into a fighter jet at Naval Air Station, Lemoore.

Petition Demands Navy Stop Removing Indian Artifacts

More than 390 people have signed a petition demanding that the Navy suspend plans to relocate artifacts to the Naval Air Weapons Station in China Lake, Calif.

Lost at sea and presumed dead, missing dog returns to owner

It will soon be a very tail-wagging moment when a dog lost at sea and presumed dead is reunited with her owner. The canine moved one paw closer to that goal recently after being flown to Naval Air Station North Island, in San Diego Bay, and picked up by a family friend. Luna, a 1½-year-old, blue-eyed...

Lost at sea and presumed dead, missing dog returns to owner

It will soon be a very tail-wagging moment when a dog lost at sea and presumed dead is reunited with her owner. The canine moved one paw closer to that goal recently after being flown to Naval Air Station North Island, in San Diego Bay, and picked up by a family friend. Luna, a 1½-year-old, blue-eyed...

Security Changes Mark End of Era at Pensacola Naval Air Station

PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. -- For nearly 15 years after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and more than eight years since the mass shooting at Fort Hood in Texas, Pensacola Naval Air Station has re...

Whidbey Island Naval Air Station Welcomes New Leadership

OAK HARBOR — Whidbey Island Naval Air Station welcomed Friday its 39th commander in its 74-year history. "I stand before you truly humbled at the opportunity to work with each and every one of you...

New Squadrons at Lemoore Air Station Lift Region's Economy

LEMOORE — Fighter jets rule the skies over Lemoore Naval Air Station, but the installation's economic clout reverberates even more widely in the southern San Joaquin Valley. Payroll, base spending...

Italian Defense Minister Confirms Allowing US to Launch Drones From Sicily

Italian Defense Minister Roberta Pinotti confirmed on Tuesday Italy's permission for the United States to use the Naval Air Station Sigonella in Sicily for launching unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAV) against Daesh targets in Libya, local media said.

US Considering Iceland to Land Spy Planes - Reports

The United States might be considering using Iceland’s Naval Air Station Keflavik to fly its P-8A Poseidon spy planes.

Lemoore Naval Air Station Commander Outlines Expansion Plans

The commander of Lemoore Naval Air Station, home to more than 12,000 sailors, Marines and civilians, on Monday detailed plans for a 25 percent personnel expansion over the next three years, which c...

US Navy, Lockheed Conduct First LRASM Captive-Carry Flights on F-18

Lockheed Martin and the U.S. Navy recently completed the first Long Range Anti-Ship Missile (LRASM) prototype captive-carry flight tests on the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet. The flights were conducted at Patuxent River Naval Air Station, Maryland. Show More Summary

NAS Whidbey Best Naval Base in the World, Navy Says

It's official: Naval Air Station Whidbey Island is the number one naval base in the world.

The Absurdly Complete History of Animals Parachuting From the Sky

Dog mascot - complete with uniform and wings - of VS-1, D7, Naval Air Station in Florida, 1943. (Photo: National Museum of the US Navy/flickr) Sometimes, to save a beaver, you have to throw it out of a plane. In the fall of 1948 a pilot...Show More Summary

Rare Photos Reveal Lost History Of Sunken Pearl Harbor Plane

8 months agoNews : Huffington Post

HONOLULU -- Seventy-four years ago, minutes before their attack on Pearl Harbor, Japanese bombers strategically bombed a seaplane base at the nearby Kaneohe Naval Air Station at Kaneohe Bay, on the other side of the Hawaiian island of...Show More Summary

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