Detyens Shipyards Inc. said it was awarded a $13.6 million firm-fixed-price contract for a 60-calendar day shipyard availability for the regular overhaul and dry-docking of U.S. Navy’ Military Sealift Command (MSC) cargo ship USNS Medgar Evers (T-AKE 13).
Americas US Navy fleet pilots have expressed concerns over the safety of catapult launching the F-35C from aircraft carriers. Recent sea testing of the naval variant of the Joint Strike Fighter exposed an issue of excessive vertical oscillations, or a bouncing effect, during takeoff with the aid of a steam-driven catapult. However the program’s manager, […]
In the summer of 1974, a pod of pilot whales swimming near California's Catalina Island heard some unexpected sounds. Coming through the water was a familiar set of messages—swooping whistles, keening cries, and zippy chirps. It sounded like a pilot whale, but not one they had ever heard before, and talking absolute gibberish. Show More Summary
They say the turbines will interfere with the Navy. But the Navy says they won't.
Kris Osborn, Mike Fabey Security, Russia, China and Iran should get ready. The Navy is considering at least three over-the-horizon missile weapons for its Littoral Combat Ship -- Harpoon, Naval Strike Missile, Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile...Show More Summary
On the one hand, Philip Bilden has little Naval experience, on the other, he's lived most of his adult life in Asia.
Eugene Cernan, a former NASA astronaut who was part of the Apollo lunar missions, and the last man to have walked on the surface of the moon, died Monday, surrounded by his family, at the age of 82. Cernan, who was a U.S. Navy captain before joining NASA, flew to space three times, and was...
Astronaut Gene Cernan died Monday at age 82 at a Houston hospital following ongoing heath issues.
Defence Minister Harriett Baldwin announces £269M deal for Crowsnest system to protect new Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers. The deal with Lockheed Martin will see the start of manufacturing on the new Crowsnest system. It will act as the eyes and ears for the Royal Navy’s ships, providing long range air, maritime and land detection
Representative Ryan Zinke, Donald J. Trump’s choice for interior secretary, abused travel expenses in the Navy, but has denied that it derailed his military career.
By Lauren Neidigh on SwimSwam Henry Campbell pulled off a successful triple for the UNC men, starting with a victory in the 1000 free after he touched in 9:23.34 ahead of Navy's Sam Ciocco (9:27.09). Read the full story on SwimSwam: Campbell Wins Triple in UNC Victory Over Navy
The folks at Military Phonies sent us their work on this fellow, Dave Townsend, from Prince Edward Island, Canada (his Facebook page went dark last night). As you can see from the pictures, he likes to tell folks he’s a Navy SEAL; Because of the difficulty tracking Canadian citizens, we couldn’t find a record of […]
Seal Team 6, a squad of dolphins trained by the US Navy to locate undersea mines and other submerged objects, may be the last, best chance of survival for the world's most endangered marine mammal. The team of superhero cetaceans will...Show More Summary
Kyle Mizokami Security, Asia Submarines are suppose to be stealthy. Beijing, it seems, did not get the memo. In 1974, the People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) accepted delivery of the country’s first nuclear-powered submarine. Long a cherished goal of Chairman Mao himself, the design was initially a disappointment. Show More Summary
Michael Peck Security, Asia It seems history could very well rhyme after all. Back in the 1980s, a war with the Soviet Union seemed like a naval nightmare. Fiction writers like Tom Clancy and John Hackett painted a future where Western navies faced hordes of Red bombers, cruise missiles, submarines and surface warships. Show More Summary
The Sevmash shipyard located in Severodvinsk, Russia, plans to complete overhaul and in-depth upgrade of the heavy nuclear-powered missile cruiser Admiral Nakhimov by 2020, said Capt 1 Rank Igor Dygalo, Russian Navy?s spokesman, on Friday, January 13.
The Energy Department's wind energy test site is putting a new wave energy device through its paces, with an eye toward open water testing soon Wind Energy Lab Puts The Heat On US Navy’s StingRAY was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from CleanTechnica, join over 50,000 other subscribers: Google+ | Email | Facebook | RSS | Twitter.
Exposing his severe lack of knowledge and research: The U.S. Navy did not contact state lawmakers about shutting down Amazon Wind Farm US East, nor does it have evidence the farm can't co-exist with its nearby radar facility, a Naval...Show More Summary