"The 2020 Navy- Bigger, Tougher, Possibly Broke," by David Axe (War is Boring, 04/07/14) "Surface Warfare: Lynch-pin of Naval Integrated Air/Missile Defense," by Jim Kilby (CIMSEC, 04/07/14) "Navy's Magnetic Super Gun To Make Mach 7 Shots At Sea in 2016: Adm. Show More Summary
They busted an Air Force captain, a student at the Naval Postgraduate School, after he asked them why they were in his yard. They later put a warrant out on him, which may mess up his military career. It seems to me he is owed a formal apology. Show More Summary
Nintendo eShop (Wii U) Advance Wars (Nintendo) - €6.99/£6.29 Enemy troops are amassing at your borders, so take command of ground, air and naval forces and repel the enemies' attacks across more than 100 battlefields. Advance Wars is...Show More Summary
Despite overwhelming support within Crimea to join the Russian Federation, Ukrainian forces refused to cede their air and naval and bases to the Russians last week. VICE News correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visits the Belbek airbase, which...Show More Summary
The U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) said it assisted two boaters Monday by transferring them off a grounded boat approximately 200 yards from the Patuxent River Naval Air Station.
While the world is tied up in the mystery of what happened to Malaysian Air Flight 370, testers at Edwards AFB in south central California and at Naval Air Station Patuxent River in Maryland are hard at work developing the ultimate tool for solving such a mystery, the Northrop Grumman built MQ-4C Triton. Read more...
Nike will be releasing an interesting new pack of its Nike Air Force 1 AC. The cup-sole infused version of the iconic basketball shoe returns for Spring 2014 as part of the “Navy” Pack in two colorways. Both feature naval … Nike Air Force 1 AC PRM QS Spring 2014 “Navy” Pack is a post by David Fischer on Highsnobiety.
Operation Hailstone: >A massive naval air and surface attack launched on February 16–17, 1944, during World War II by the United States Navy against the Japanese naval and air base at Truk in the Caroline Islands, a pre-war Japanese territory. Show More Summary
The US Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) disclosed on 4 February that its Spike miniature precision guided missile (PGM) has successfully engaged small boat targets representing fast inshore attack craft (FIAC) threats.Measuring...Show More Summary
When the Hindenburg flew over Lakehurst Naval Air Station in New Jersey on May 6, 1937, as it burst into flames, causing 35 fatalities, WLS radio’s Herbert Morrison’s eyewitness account became one that would be remembered for the ages: “Oh, the humanity!” We’re now witnessing the explosion and lightning nosedive of Gov. Chris Christie’s carefully [...]
With the success of a forward-firing miniature munition, also known as Spike, the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWCWD) proved that the government, by owning and controlling a weapons design, using modern modular designs and commercial-off-the-shelf components through ‘non-Department […]
The United States said Monday it was ready to deploy air and naval assets -- including two ships -- to help secure the upcoming Winter Olympics in Russia after terror threats. The offer came following US concern about possible attacks at the massive international sporting event that kicks off in the Black Sea resort city of Sochi on February 7. Show More Summary
A Navy jet crash off the coast of Virginia has left a pilot in critical condition after he ejected from the jet just before it crashed into the ocean. The Naval Air Forces Atlantic confirmed that the F/A-18-E super Hornet crashed on Wednesday afternoon around 45 miles off the the coast of Virginia. Show More Summary
On Friday 10 January, the Seychelles Coast Guard, Air Force and Police Force, together with the EU Naval Force Somalia - Operation Atalanta and EUCAP Nestor, carried
Life within the Naval Air Systems Command these days resembles one of TV's overheated Washington soap operas, awash with secrets, feuds and factions. The plot has had some suitably mysterious turns, like a “clerical error” that led to...Show More Summary
A team of U.S. Army AH-64D Apaches from the 1-151 Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, S.C. National Guard, take off from Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Fla., as part of an integrated live fire exercise with the U.S. Navy George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group, December 16, 2013. Show More Summary
Being Air Force, I have no dog in this fight, but it was a great game nevertheless. Here are the highlights by Jessica Clark, U.S. Naval Academy Public Affairs The U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen beat West Point’s Black Knights, 34-7, at the 114th Army-Navy football game at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia Dec. 14. The [...]
All too soon, the United States will have the fewest naval vessels at sea since before World War I, the smallest Air Force ever, and an Army and Marine Corps with severely diminished capacity, while strategic flash points proliferat...
A typical "smoker" at Naval Auxillary Air Station (NAAS) Oceana, in which a hangar has been converted into a boxing auditorium. Note the Navy band at left, in uniform, the aircraft under repair in the background and the (admittedly few) female guests. Show More Summary
Tomorrow marks the 72nd anniversary of the Japanese attack on the United States naval base at Pearl Harbor, Territory of Hawaii. The next day President Roosevelt asked for, and received from congress a declaration of war against the Empire of … Continue reading ?