President Donald Trump has arrived in Virginia to help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that will officially be turned over to the Navy. The vessel is the first member of the next generation of nuclear-powered...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump approved a plan to check Beijing over its continued militarization of and actions in the South China Sea, Breitbart News Kristina Wong reports. Over the last few years, China has ambitiously built up islands on...Show More Summary
President Donald Trump will be delivering remarks at the commissioning ceremony of the USS Gerald R. Ford in Norfolk, Virginia Saturday morning. The new aircraft carrier has billed by the U.S. Navy as “the most advanced in the world” with claims to have the ability to carry more aircraft and...
F-35B NIGHT OPS ON THE WASP: This is a fine photo, but I’m beginning to think Navy and Marine photographers are competing among themselves for a “best color effects in night operations” award. (See this dramatic photo of an F-18 carrier take-off snapped in January. Also the mortar illumination photo I linked to yesterday. This […]
Dave Majumdar Security, A smart strategy. The United States Navy has test fired a pair of Tomahawk cruise missiles from USS North Dakota (SSN-784), the first Block III Virginia-class submarine. Unlike previous Virginia-class SSNs, the...Show More Summary
At least eight suspected gang members died on Thursday in a gun battle with Mexican marines in Mexico City, which has largely been spared the worst of the country's drug violence. Mexico's Navy said in statement that a patrol of marines in Tlahuac, in the southeastern part of the capital, was attacked by suspected gang members, sparking the gunfight. Show More Summary
President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that will officially be turned over to the Navy. The nation's commander in chief is … Click to Continue »
Women will have to complete the same strenuous training as male candidates.
A post shared by Laura Browning Grant (@laurabpilates) on Jul 11, 2017 at 6:50pm PDT The last time Laura had spoken to her Navy SEAL husband before the accident was when he texted her saying that he was going to see if he could help out with a horrible fire that had broken out in in downtown Raleigh, NC. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two Democratic lawmakers urged the U.S. Energy Department to move faster with a research program on converting nuclear reactors in the Navy's submarines and carriers from bomb-grade uranium to a safer fuel, a letter viewed by Reuters showed.
Two women are endeavoring to join elite special warfare units in the Navy that were previously closed to females. Lt. Cmdr. Mark Walton said in an email that a female … Click to Continue »
An initial probe finds that the ship’s crew “should have spoken up” earlier.
The US Navy has revealed it has its first two female candidates for special operations posts previously unavailable for women, including one who could become its first female Navy SEAL. One of the candidates is seeking to become a special warfare combatant crewman, while the second is seeking to become an officer with the SEALs. Show More Summary
CNN quotes unnamed officials who blame the Navy for the collision between USS FITZGERALD and the ACX Crystal last month which cost seven sailors their lives; The initial findings are just the first stage in what is expected to be a lengthy inquiry. Both officials said the initial investigation found that the Fitzgerald crew failed […]
The U.S. Navy is getting ready to commission its newest and most advanced aircraft carrier, the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), during a ceremony this Saturday at Naval Station Norfolk in Virginia. USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) is the lead ship of the new Gerald R. Show More Summary
The crew of a Navy destroyer that collided with a Philippine-flagged cargo ship will "certainly" be held accountable for the crash that killed seven American sailors, a US defense official said Friday. "The way it looks now, it seems that the crew on the (USS) Fitzgerald is going to be at fault," the official told AFP on condition of anonymity. Show More Summary
A failure to react by the Fitzgerald crew was one of the likely causes for its fatal crash with a cargo ship last month.
The report, which cited two unnamed Navy officials, said investigators have found the crew committed "multiple errors,"
A deadly crash between a US warship and a Philippine cargo vessel is believed to have been the fault of the US Navy, according to CNN citing preliminary investigations into the incident which claimed the lives of seven American sailors. Show More Summary