Last week, the U.S. Navy took delivery of the first two examples of the latest model of its F/A-18, the Block III Super Hornet. In service with the Navy and Marine Corps since 1983, the flexible design has gone through a Porsche 911-like evolution.
The mass naval deployment was no coincidence. With China appearing to take advantage of the novel-coronavirus pandemic to push its claims, the United States was determined to push back.
The U.S. Navy warned Tuesday it will take “lawful defensive measures” against vessels in the Mideast that come within 100 meters (yards) of its warships, offering specific guidelines after a recent close encounter with Iranian vessels in the Persian Gulf.
If the past is any guide, America’s FREMM Frigate will cost far more than estimated, and likely enter the fleet late, too.
Upon the formal release of the videos, there were immediately some that came out and proclaimed that this is official proof that UFOs do exist.
After removing Captain Brett Crozier from command of the U.S.S. Theodore Roosevelt—and calling him "stupid"—acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly has resigned.
Whether he is viewed in the long-term as a martyred hero or disloyal subordinate depends a lot on what the captain told the people above him.
The captain of a U.S. Navy aircraft carrier facing a growing outbreak of the coronavirus on his ship was fired by Navy leaders who said he created a panic.
At 9:12 a.m. on April 12, 1963, the nuclear-powered submarine Thresher issued its final coherent message."Experiencing minor difficulties," it began. "Have positive up angle. Am attempting to blow. Will keep you informed."
Screenshots and clips of the hand gestures captured by cameras at Saturday’s game in Philadelphia went viral on social media.