NORFOLK, VA- This August in an air conditioned auditorium, sailors escaped the heat on the largest naval base in the world to receive their certificate for completing a six-week solar training program. The Solar Ready Vets program brings...Show More Summary
Always on the lookout for new and creative ways to gather information in hard to reach locations, the United States Naval Research Laboratory (USNRL) has quietly been developing a drone that can not only fly through the air, but also swim underwater. Show More Summary
The flight program MAKS-2015 for the first time will participate double multipurpose fighter Su-30SM naval aviation of the Russian Navy. Unique features super-maneuverable fighter demonstrate a mixed crew of naval aviation pilots and test pilots Corporation “Irkut”. Su-30SM will be shown at the air show in the traditional naval aviation navy two-tone color (dark gray
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta addresses the F-35 Integrated Test Force personnel at the Naval Air Station (NAS) Patuxent River, Maryland January 20, 2012. Pentagon boondoggles are a dime a dozen—or more accurately trillions of dollars a dozen—but this one is king. Show More Summary
Zachary Keck Security, Americas That was the message Vice Admiral Mike Shoemaker, commander of Naval Air Forces, sought to deliver this week. Despite the proliferation of precision-guided ballistic and cruise missiles, aircraft carriers...Show More Summary
Quora Questions are part of a partnership between Newsweek and Quora, through which we'll be posting relevant and interesting answers from Quora contributors throughout the week. Read more about the partnership here. Answer from John Chesire, former U.S. Show More Summary
Lt. Daniel Chase Harris was a seemingly all-American “Top Gun” instructor stationed at Naval Air Station Oceana. His father was also a Navy pilot, and his grandfather was a two-star admiral. His family dog was named “Maverick.” He had stellar reports. Show More Summary
Reader Tied sends us this historical photo of armorers (armourers?) of the Women’s Royal Naval Service re-arming the eight.303 caliber machine guns of a Hawker Hurricane fighter at the Fleet Air Arm airfield at Yeovilton, Somerset, 2 September 1943. The post POTD: A Hurricane of Bullets appeared first on The Firearm Blog.
CES Synergies, a full-service environmental, asbestos abatement and demolition company, has been selected to remove three Navy hangers located at the Naval Air Station Jacksonville, Florida. The scope of services consists of the entire removal of the above grade portions of the hangers, which are constructed of structural steel. CES will facilitate and supervise the […]
The Navy wrapped up its “Prowler Sunset” retirement celebration last weekend at the picturesque Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington State. The open house included the airfield’s last EA-6B flanked by EA-18G Growlers, the Grumman jet’s replacement, ripping overhead and performing the missing man formation.http://foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com/confessions-of... Read more...
The aviation units of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet Air Force, Air Defense and Naval aviation have received modernized attack aircraft and fighter jets, including Sukhoi Su-34 and Su-30M2 fighters, Mil Mi-28 attack helicopters and Mi-8MTPR electronic warfare helicopters.
The four-engine Y-8GX6 (Y-8Q) turboprop anti-submarine warfare aircraft has allegedly entered service with the Chinese Naval Air Force after several years of testing, reports IHS Jane’s Defence Weekly. Equipped with air-launched, anti-ship missiles, sea mines, and son buoys, the plane […]
Photo of the newly renovated ACT Strand Theater building via Patrick Boury · Alameda Naval Air Station development to finally take off · A look inside the Richmond District's "mummy house" · NY mag calls out SF for confederate flag....
Americas With Naval Air Station Lemoore set to become the backbone of the Navy’s future strike capability, the Navy awarded a contract Friday for the construction of infrastructure to support the base’s fleet of F-35Cs. The $20.2 million task order covers the construction of new buildings to house JSF simulators, as well as classrooms and […]
The British Royal Navy is a step closer to getting a fighter wing for its new Queen Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers after the F-35B Lightning II made a successful take off from a ski-jump on June 19 at Naval Air Station in Patuxent River, Maryland. Show More Summary
Lockheed’s F-35B Short Takeoff and Vertical Landing version of the Joint Strike Fighter took its first leap off the ski-jump test ramp at Patuxent River Naval Air Station in Maryland, and it could lead to the birth of a new eXXXtreme sport. Read more...
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The U.S. and Russian navies met this week for the first time since the Ukraine crisis began to discuss how to avoid an accidental clash at sea or in the air, a U.S. naval commander said on Friday.
The United States military needs international partnerships to prevent war from being fought on American soil, the Chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey, told service members at the Naples, Italy naval air facility on Thursday.
The second stage of the Russia-China "Joint Sea 2015" naval exercises in Russia’s Far Eastern Maritime Territory will have the two countries’ militaries practicing joint operations on the ground, at sea and in the air, the Russian Defense Ministry’s Eastern Military District press service said in a statement on Thursday.
Dam Neck Annex is a forgettable piece of beachfront landscape amid the strip malls of Virginia Beach. F-18s Hornet jets roar past from nearby Oceana Naval Air Station, and the traffic is typical for the area: vans with soccer moms, bikers’ choppers and sedans with families headed for the sand.Read full article >>