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 ?
NAVAL AIR STATION PATUXENT RIVER, Maryland (Reuters) - Boeing Co must decide in March 2014 whether to invest tens of millions of dollars to continue production of the F/A-18 fighter jet, a senior Boeing executive said on Monday, underscoring his confid...
The U.S. flew two B-52 bombers over disputed territory in the East China Sea, rejecting an air defense restriction from China for islands that are also claimed by Japan. China is boosting its naval presence in the western Pacific just as tensions are rising over the disputed island chain in the East China Sea. Show More Summary
A new request by the Air Force Research Lab reveals that the USAF is planning to have laser weapons built in the next generation of fighters by 2030, the US Naval Institute reports. The new jet fighters will be equipped with both defensive and offensive lasers. I'm glad we're getting ready for the incoming alien invasion. Read more...
The Russians are reopening air and naval bases across their Arctic littoral and on barren Arctic islands, and Andrew Holland explores its significance.
The next generation hackers may be taking to sound waves, and the Navy is understandably spooked. Citing the cutting-edge new destroyer U.S.S. Zumwalt, retired Capt. Mark Hagerott, deputy director of cybersecurity for the U.S. Naval Academy, said that the ship is heavily protected against common hacking techniques. Show More Summary
Dominate the seas in Oil Rush, a post-apocalyptic naval strategy game where oil is key to survival. Capture, upgrade, and defend floating production platforms, while pumping black gold to feed your naval and air forces. The game is available now for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Project 60: A Day-by-Day Diary of WWII: >November 14, 1943: In a freak accident, President Roosevelt, Generals Marshall and Arnold, Admirals Leahy and King, plus scores of distinguished politicians, and army, naval and air force strategists came under fire while traveling to the the Tehran Conference on board the battleship Iowa. Show More Summary
The Navy reports that, at approximately 10:30 this morning, a U.S. Navy T-45C Goshawk aircraft crashed at the approach end of a runway at Naval Air Station Pensacola, Fla. While initially reporting that the condition of the two pilots was unknown, and that rescue operations were underway, the Navy now reports that the crew survived [...]
(NAVAL AIR STATION PENSACOLA, Fla.) — A spokesman says a training jet has crashed at Naval Air Station Pensacola and the flight instructor and student pilot have been taken to the hospital. Air station spokesman Harry White says the condition of the pilots wasn’t immediately known Monday. Show More Summary
The next-generation MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned helicopter has taken to the air for the first time at Naval Base Ventura County in California. Built by Northrop Grumman around a Bell 407 helicopter, the MQ-8C is designed to boast twice...Show More Summary
I was reading last night that Grand Theft Auto V cost around $250 million to make, and has exceeded over $1 billion in sales as of the first weekend. In 2013 a video game studio that designs a great video game can expect to exceed the...Show More Summary
Aaron Alexis Civilian Contractor ID as Suspect in Washington Navy Yard Shooting Aaron Alexis, a discharged Navy Petty Officer Third Class, who served at the Naval Air Station Joint Reserve Base in Fort Worth, Texas, is the suspected gunman behind Monday's mass shooting at the Navy Yard in Washington, D.C., NBC News reported. Show More Summary
New trailer showcases breadth of combat options. Battlefield 4's multiplayer component is detailed in a new trailer, which shows ground, air and naval combat.Click here to read the full article
INS Viraat(click to view full) India’s dysfunctional political and procurement systems have created another security crisis for its military, by creating a growing risk that a number of its ships won’t be able to defend themselves against aerial attack. The problem stems from the government’s inability to issue a follow-on contract for Barak-1 missiles, last […]
A naval variant of the Pantsir short-range air defense system will enter service with the Russian Navy in about two years, one of the system’s developers said Wednesday.
Lockheed Martin’s paveway II Dual Mode Laser Guided Bomb (DMLGB) was successfully employed in recent U.S. Navy Tactics Development exercises at the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center in Fallon, Nev. During four missions over a two-day period, F/A-18C/D Hornets […]
The commanding officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 106 based at Naval Air Station Oceana was relieved of his duties Aug. 26 due to a loss of confidence in his ability to command.
Today in U.S. Naval History - August 20 1952 - In interservice air operation at Chang Pyong-ni, Korea, U.S. Navy, Marine and Air Force aircraft destroy 80% of assigned area.