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1 hr ago | Vail Daily News
Special to the Daily The USS John F. Kennedy on active duty. Area resident Kevin Allen served for two years on the giant ship, and is now part of an effort to turn "Big John" into a floating museum in Rhode Island.
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3 hrs ago | LiveScience
The U.S. Navy's newest aircraft carrier - a massive warship outfitted with the latest radar technology and sophisticated systems to accommodate unmanned, carrier-launched drones - is set to undergo more than two years of rigorous testing.
4 hrs ago | Reuters
The U.S. Navy plans to add 22 Boeing electronic attack jets to a list of "unfunded" priorities requested by Congress, but the document must still be vetted by senior Pentagon officials, who have underscored their commitment to Lockheed Martin Corp's next-generation F-35 fighter jet, sources familiar with the matter told Reuters.
7 hrs ago | Ars Technica
The USS Ponce, currently in a shipyard for overhaul, will gain the Navy's first laser weapon to protect it from "asymmetric threats"-drones, small boats, and improvised air attacks.
11 hrs ago | Russia Taday
The US Navy has confirmed that a guided missile destroyer, the USS Truxton, is heading to the Black Sea, for what the US military said is a "routine" deployment, decided long before the crisis in Ukraine, which has divided world powers.
11 hrs ago | Jawa Report
Reports from the Crimea indicate that Russia has scuttled one of it's own ships in order to prevent the Ukrainian navy from entering the Black Sea.
15 hrs ago | Sofia News Agency
The U.S. guided-missile destroyer Truxtun is bound for the Black Sea for military exercises with Bulgarian and Romanian naval forces.
18 hrs ago | U.S. Naval Institute
An MQ-8C Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle takes off from Naval Base Ventura County at Point Mugu on Oct. 31, 2013.
The navy is moving in fast to fix accountability for the spate of accidents that recently hit its frontline warship with rapid-pace inquiries.
The Navy Department's fiscal year 2015 budget request reflects tough, but responsible choices, a senior Navy official said at a Pentagon news conference yesterday.
On Monday, The Blaze reported that a video of a Navy veteran telling Connecticut lawmakers he will not comply with a gun control law that technically made thousands of gun owners felons overnight is just now going viral.
A burnt bag of popcorn caused a minor interruption of Wednesday's public meeting discussing Navy testing and training in the Northwest.
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Cramped quarters are the norm, and sailors must have the right technical know-how as well as determination to spend months underwater at a time.
The U.S. Navy is seeking to renew permits to conduct sonar, explosives and other training exercises off the Washington, Oregon and California coasts, raising concerns from marine mammal advocates.
The Pentagon is proposing to shrink the size of the military, applying a no-growth $495.6 billion budget to modernizing the force in ways that it says will enable the country to meet national security challenges in the aftermath of long and costly wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Ukrainian marines look at a Russian ship pulling our of Sevastopol bay on March 4. The U.S. has condemned the Russian incursion into Ukraine and now the Pentagon has suspended its military-to-military relationship with Russia, including exercises and planning conferences, a Defense Department spokesman said.