Fifty years ago, North Korea captured the Navy vessel Pueblo and its crew, leading to calls for military action. But diplomacy ultimately won the day.
Unless the plan all along was to send it to invade Canada, a newly commissioned $440 million Navy warship won't be much use this winter. The USS Little Rock, which was commissioned in Buffalo on Dec. 16, has been stuck in Montreal since Christmas Eve because of heavy ice and...
A video that first surfaced on Twitter and has since made the rounds on social media, appears to show a moored Russian Kilo-class attack submarine’s stern-engulfed in thick, black smoke. #??? #???????????#Russian #Navy Fire on a submarine in #Vladivostok.??The Pacific Fleet's press service states that these were 'Damage Control' exercises. Show More Summary
Dave Majumdar Security, And that's a problem. A leaked version of the Trump Administration’s Nuclear Posture Review posits that Russia is developing a new nuclear-tipped torpedo with strategic ranges that can be used to target coastal areas of the continental United States. Show More Summary
The ship cost roughly $568 million.
In the latest indication that a full-blown conflict between Iran and the US is just one false-flagged provocation away, on Monday Iranian military leaders claimed that they threatened two US Navy ship in international waters amid a series...Show More Summary
Medicine has been called an anti-mentorship program: In that trainees tend to find a vast amount of physicians who they don’t want to be like, rather than finding tons of inspiring ones who they do want to emulate. So how do we navigate this? How do we, as trainees, isolate and latch onto the physicians who are full […]
Russia’s Viktor Leonov has been spotted close to the American mainland for the second time in a year.
The USS Gerald R. Ford is the US Navy's newest and largest aircraft carrier — in fact, it's the largest in the world. Commissioned in July 2017, the Ford is the first of the Ford-class carriers, which are more technologically advanced...Show More Summary
AMC has a big, expensive-looking new series coming up from producer Ridley Scott, and it follows a bunch of Royal Navy sailors marooned somewhere near the Arctic Circle. Ciarán Hinds, Jared Harris, and Tobias Menzies star in this eerie period thriller as British sailors searching for the Northwest Passage, which ... More »
Dave Majumdar Security, 12 could be just the start--maybe. The United States Navy may build more than 12 Columbia-class nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines (SSBNs). While the Pentagon had previously stated that it needed 12...Show More Summary
Numerous Air Force planes were grounded in 2017 after pilots experienced symptoms of oxygen deprivation while in flight. Both Air Force and Navy planes have seen such incidents over the past several years, but military officials have...Show More Summary
Our partners at Military Phonies share their work on Emmit Stone Adams, who claims to be a Navy SEAL, wounded in combat four times (four Purple Hearts), claiming at least 2 Combat Action Ribbons, and service in Vietnam, well, judging by this picture and the way he was dressed in church, for some reason; He […]
Start off your year as background in Tom Hanks’ next feature! The actor wrote and is starring in “Greyhound,” from Sony, where a navy officer commands the titular ship during WWII. The script is adapted from the novel “The Good Shepherd” by C.S. Show More Summary
One of our ninjas spotted a couple of news articles about Sheldon Shepherd in the South Carolina press. He passed away at the age of 67 in his home. Both articles (here and here) claim that he was a Navy SEAL in Vietnam; We commend the Combat Veterans Association MC for their efforts to memorialize […]
Shakil Afridi has languished in jail for years—since 2011, when the Pakistani doctor used a vaccination scam in an attempt to get DNA samples from bin Laden's family as a means of pinpointing his location, aiding US Navy SEALs who tracked and killed the al-Qaeda leader. Afridi hasn't seen...
The Navy’s Littoral Combat Ship will be armed and operational with deck-launched HELLFIRE missiles by 2020, a key step in a sweeping strategic move to expand the attack envelope across the entire fleet of surface ships, senior service officials said. Show More Summary
"The reckless provocation ended in disgrace for the U.S. Navy," wrote the ruling People's Daily.
The Mil.Press military media group celebrates 20th anniversary. The editors launched the first online periodical about Russian Navy, Navy.ru, on January 20, 1998.