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America's Stealth Destroyer Zumwalt vs. an Iowa-Class Battleship: Who Wins?

Robert Farley Security, A truly terrifying thought.  The USS Zumwalt is going to win this battle in almost any conceivable scenario. This is not surprising; Zumwalt will enter service over seventy years after Wisconsin. If we start the...Show More Summary

US Navy Christens Littoral Combat Ship Billings

The Navy has christened its newest Freedom-variant littoral combat ship, USS Billings (LCS 15),  in Marinette, Wisconsin. The future USS Billings honors the largest city in Montana. It will be the first ship of its name in naval service. The LCS class consists of two variants…

The Ultimate 'Battleship' Dual: America's Iowa-Class Battleship vs. the Stealth Zumwalt (Who Wins?)

Robert Farley Security, This is one battle for the ages.  The USS Zumwalt is going to win this battle in almost any conceivable scenario. This is not surprising; Zumwalt will enter service over seventy years after Wisconsin. If we start...Show More Summary

Hey It Could Happen…

Just gonna leave this here… Let us not tarry on the question of how the 2020 edition of USS Zumwalt would encounter and engage the 1991 version of USS Wisconsin. Share

Former USS Wisconsin Crewmates Celebrate Famed Battleship

Mike Hodgis stood at the top of the Nauticus theater during a Saturday afternoon memorial service and clutched his pocket trumpet close to his chest.

Trump's speech to spell out veteran health care proposal

Trump, the presumptive GOP nominee, will be speaking in Virginia Beach, Virginia, not far from the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, where he first unveiled his plan to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs last October, promising to modernize the system, while minimizing wait times for patients and improving care.

Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Sioux City

The Navy will christen its newest Freedom variant littoral combat ship, USS Sioux City (LCS 11), during a 10 a.m. CST ceremony Saturday, Jan. 30 in Marinette, Wisconsin.

January 25: This Day in U.S. Navy History

1941 - The keel to USS Wisconsin (BB 64) is laid. Commissioned in April 1944, she serves during the later stages of World War II in the Pacific. She is now a museum battleship stationed in Norfolk,

Wisconsin-built Combat Ship Commissioned in Milwaukee

The USS Milwaukee littoral combat ship, a warship built in Wisconsin, was commissioned Saturday and is now ready to report for duty in the South China Sea.

Inside the USS Milwaukee, a Navy Ship Built for Speed

The Navy's latest littoral combat ship, the USS Milwaukee, has undergone sailing trials on Lake Michigan since Marinette Marine shipyard workers finished construction in northeastern Wisconsin.

Keel Laid of US Navy’s Future LCS Billings

A keel laying ceremony was held Monday for the U.S. Navy’s future USS Billings (LCS 15) at Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard in Wisconsin.   Sharla Tester,

Trump announces plan to improve veterans’ health care

NORFOLK -- Donald Trump, never one to do anything small, on Saturday chose one of the largest battleships the Navy has ever built to roll out his plan to “make the VA great again.” At a rally beside the USS Wisconsin, the leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination promised to remake the troubled Veterans […]

Ship Photos of the Day – LCS 9 Christening and Launch at Marinette Marine

The future USS Little Rock (LCS 9) was launched into the Menominee River in Marinette, Wisconsin on Saturday, July 19, 2015, after a Christening ceremony at the Marinette Marine Corporation shipyard. The ship is one of five Freedom-variant...Show More Summary

Watch And Hear The Last Time The Battleship Wisconsin Fired Its Big Guns

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This awesome video, shot on May 16th, 1991, documented the last time the Iowa Class Battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) fired off its main battery. Watching her 16 inch guns going off in a crescendo and then ending in a full broadside is breathtaking, and the sound is ferocious. Read more...

Replacement Of Ohio-Class Submarines Will Be Critical

Year by year, Americans learn about the decommissioning of the old workhorses of the U.S. Navy. In the early 1990’s, the battleships USS Iowa, USS New Jersey, USS Missouri, and the USS Wisconsin were decommissioned, following many in the years previous. Show More Summary

USS Milwaukee Launched

The U.S. Navy and the Lockheed Martin-led industry team launched the fifth littoral combat ship (LCS) Milwaukee, at the Marinette Marine shipyard, Wisconsin. Prior

Great White Fleet: USS Wisconsin (BB-9)

Commissioned in 1901, USS Wisconsin (BB-9) (right) was the lone Illinois-class battleship built on the West Coast.  Moving south in 1902, it aided in ending the Thousand Days' War in Colombia before later seeing extensive service inShow More Summary

Debate Countdown, as Romney Fades

WASHINGTON – It began on the USS Wisconsin, but has turned into a sinking proposition, which I wrote about when the moment crystallized. Nate Silver now gives Romney a 15% chance of winning. This gloom bathes the entire polling universe. Five weeks to Election Day, President Barack Obama is within reach of the 270 electoral [...]

Romney-Ryan Ticket Puts Entitlement Crisis at Center of Campaign

On the USS Wisconsin in Norfolk harbor, a coatless Mitt Romney named a tieless Paul Ryan as his vice presidential nominee. Romney's choice was not much of a surprise after he told NBC's Chuck Todd on Thursday...

How much 'bounce' did Ryan give Romney in polls?

It’s been a week since Mitt Romney made what virtually all pundits called a “bold choice,” picking Rep. Paul Ryan as his running mate. That scene at the battleship USS Wisconsin in Norfolk, Va., thrilled Republicans yet to fully embrace Mr. Show More Summary

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