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How the NY Times Covered The Hindenburg Disaster

15 hours agoIndustries / Media : FishbowlNY

Seventy-eight years ago today, the Hindenburg crashed as it attempted to dock at Naval Air Station Lakehurst. A total of 36 people died that day (35 of the 97 passengers and crewmen, and one worker on the ground). The New York Times covered the news with a striking photograph and equally unnerving headlines. Show More Summary

Pax River Sailor Recognized as Navy's Top Air Traffic Control Tech

Electronics Technician 2nd Class Maria Scozzari was announced as the Vice Adm. William P. Lawrence Naval Air Traffic Control Technician of the Year recipient.

Winning the Rafale!

My Diplomat contribution from last week took a look at what the Rafale deal might mean for the future of India’s carrier program: In the fallout of the Rafale deal, can the Indian naval air arm be saved?  More to the point, could French-built Rafale fighters still, eventually, fly from Indian aircraft carriers? As the […]

Alameda Unified considers reclaiming former school sites

Schools officials are seeking to expand Alameda Unified’s footprint by reclaiming a pair of properties adjacent to the Alameda Naval Air Station. District officials are seeking school board approval to ask the federal government to let them reclaim a pair of Singleton Avenue properties where they hope to once again house the district’s Woodstock Child

Fighting Gets Worse In Yemen Despite Saudi Pledge To Halt Campaign

ADEN/CAIRO, April 26 (Reuters) - Air raids, naval shelling and ground fighting shook Yemen on Sunday in some of the most widespread combat since a Saudi-led alliance intervened last month against Iranian-allied Houthi militia who have...Show More Summary

Triton UAS Conducts First Flight with Search Radar

NAVAL AIR SYSTEMS COMMAND, PATUXENT RIVER: The Navy’s MQ-4C Triton UAS equipped with a new search radar completed its inaugural flight April 18 over Patuxent River air space. The radar, known as the Multi-Function Active Sensor (MFAS), is expected to […]

Naval Air, Unmanned: The Long Deferred UCLASS Develops

UCAS-D/ N-UCAS concept(click to view full) The idea of UAVs with full stealth and combat capabilities has come a long way, quickly. Air forces around the world are pursuing R&D programs, but in the USA, progress is being led by the US Navy. Their interest is well-founded. A May 2007 non-partisan report discussed the lengthening […]

Breathtaking Photos Of Fighter Jets Soaring Over Yosemite Park

2 weeks agoVehicles / Cars : Jalopnik

F-35Cs of VFA-101 "Grim Reapers" traveled from their home at Eglin Air Force Base in Florida to Naval Air Station Lemoore in California to show off their new rides for the first time to West Coast strike fighter squadrons. These breathtaking shots, taken over Yosemite National Park, were snapped to remember the historic occasion: Read more...

Tom Cotton’s four-day war against Iran

An attack on Iran “would be something more along the lines of what President Clinton did in December 1998 during Operation Desert Fox. Several days [of] air and naval bombing against Iraq’s weapons of mass destruction facilities for exactly the same kind of behavior. For interfering with weapons inspectors and for disobeying Security Council resolutions. […]

First Admiral Grigorovich Class Frigate to Join Russian Navy in August

The Project 11356 frigates are designed for anti-ship and anti-submarine warfare as well as for air defense missions. They can operate both independently or as part of convoys and naval task forces.

X-47B Aerial Refueling Test This Month may Have Significant Impacts on UCLASS

A test to prove an autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) can be refueled in flight could happen by the end of this month, officials with Naval Air Systems Command told USNI News on Monday.The test would pair a Northrop Grumman X-47B...Show More Summary

Off We Go: 1942

August 1942. "Aviation cadets in training at Corpus Christi, Texas, Naval Air Base." Kodachrome by Howard Hollem, Office of War Information. View full size.

Showing Out: Sevastopol to Mark Victory Day With Major Naval Display

Thousands of people will flock to central Sevastopol on May 9 to view a massive Victory Day parade to feature a flurry of Russian land, sea and air forces coming together for a big show.

Saudi Arabia begins blockade on Yemen ports

last monthNews : NY Daily News

Saudi-led naval forces imposed a blockade on Yemen’s ports Monday as coalition air strikes on rebels resumed.

Chasing Ghosts at NAS Brunswick Maine

last monthVehicles / Aircraft : JetWhine

On Monday, September 29, I completed a lifetime quest of visiting all 50 states by chasing ghosts at Brunswick Executive Airport (BXM), the former Naval Air Station Brunswick Maine. I chose it because my late father, a naval aviator, served here as an SB2C Helldiver (below) pilot at the war’s end. In seeking the ghost […]

Navy's Blue Angels Are Set to Soar Again

The Navy’s Blue Angels performed their first air show of the season on Saturday at Naval Air Facility El Centro, Calif., according to a Navy release. The elite flight demonstration team usually fl......

Navy Parachutists Stuck in Trees Rescued

CHESAPEAKE -- Two Navy parachutists were rescued after getting stuck in trees Tuesday morning at Fentress Air Field, a Naval Air Station Oceana spokeswoman said. The sailors were participating in......

Navy's Electronic-Warfare Training Plan Not Flying in Forks

The plan is for Growler jet pilots flying out of Naval Air Station Whidbey Island to pick up skills in detecting radar, as that is what the Growlers do....

John Helmer: Cyprus is More Important to Russia than Greece, but Not This Important

What is the significance of Cyrprus' military basing agreement with Russia for Russia’s naval and air forces in the Mediterranean?

Iran attacks replica US ship in military drill

Iran’s Revolutionary Guard launches a large-scale naval and air defence drill near a strategic Gulf waterway, during which a replica of a US aircraft carrier is used as a target. Iran’s armed forces launched a speedboat attack on a giant model of a US aircraft carrier on Wednesday as the Revolutionary Guard staged military exercises […]

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