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Pirate Attack Fought Off By EU Navy Pirate Attack Fought Off By EU Navy

The European Union Naval Force this week fended off Somali pirates, saving 14 Indian sailors. According to the EU Navy, an Indian cargo ship sent out a distress call on the morning of June 5. Twelve pirates had attacked the …

Russian Navy To Have Permanent Presence Near Syria Russian Navy To Have Permanent Presence Near Syria
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The Russian Navy has always had a presence in the Mediterranean, but now it has the go ahead to stick around permanently. Bloomberg reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin has endorsed his Navy’s plan to stick around the Mediterranean Sea. …

Transgender Navy SEAL Pens Tell-All Book Transgender Navy SEAL Pens Tell-All Book

A new book published over the weekend tells the story of a Navy SEAL who suppressed his sexuality for years in order to make it undetected as someone who identified as a woman. In “Warrior Princess”, Kristin Beck–formerly Chris Beck–talks …

Navy Seal Dies, Seven Injured at Fort Knox Navy Seal Dies, Seven Injured at Fort Knox

A Navy SEAL was killed and seven other soldiers have been injured in a training accident that occurred this week in Fort Knox, Kentucky. According to a Louisville Courier-Journal report, 23-year-old Navy SEAL Jonathan Kaloust died Wednesday after his Humvee …

2 Navy Divers Drowned in Aberdeen “Super Pond” 2 Navy Divers Drowned in Aberdeen “Super Pond”

It’s a given that joining the military can mean putting one’s life in danger. However, that danger isn’t generally assumed to be great while training on home soil. Two U.S. Navy divers recently proved that even training is dangerous, and …

‘Killer Dolphins’ Escape From Ukrainian Handlers ‘Killer Dolphins’ Escape From Ukrainian Handlers
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The Russian International New Agency (RIA Novosti) is reporting that three “killer” dolphins have escaped from their Ukranian handlers. The mammals were engaged in training exercises when they took off for open water. The publication quoted a former Soviet naval …

Sub Boss Faked Death, Says U.S. Navy Sub Boss Faked Death, Says U.S. Navy
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One month ago, U.S. Navy Commander Michael Ward II was assigned to administrative duties while Navy officials investigated whether or not Ward had faked his own death. This week, a Navy report has surfaced that indicates Ward did indeed send …

Indian Navy To Launch First Satellite Indian Navy To Launch First Satellite

The space surrounding the planet Earth is about to get a little more crowded with the Indian Navy about to launch their very first satellite into geosynchronous orbit. Once the satellite is in orbit it will carry out monitoring duties …

Drone Crash in Maryland: No Injuries Reported Drone Crash in Maryland: No Injuries Reported

A drone crash on Maryland’s Eastern Shore occurred on Monday, though no injuries or property damage was reported. According to a spokeswoman from the Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons program, the 44-foot unmanned plane was on a routine training mission …

Stealth Destroyer Couldn’t Defend Against Anti-Ship Missles Stealth Destroyer Couldn’t Defend Against Anti-Ship Missles

Stealth destroyer DDG-1000, the Navy’s high-tech contribution to naval combat, was cancelled two weeks ago thanks to its nearly $5 billion price tag. However, more details about the failed vessel have begun to find its way into the public domain, …

US Navy Starts Search For 6th Generation Fighter US Navy Starts Search For 6th Generation Fighter

(image) Days after the DoD released their 30 year aviation plan, the United States Navy has started the exploratory process to find a 6th generation fighter to replace the F/A18-E/F and EA-18G. This was mentioned in the aviation plan as …

U.S. Navy’s Twitter Lesson on the Perils of Multiple Accounts U.S. Navy’s Twitter Lesson on the Perils of Multiple Accounts
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Business Insider picked up a peculiar tweet posted to the official Twitter account of the United States Navy this morning. Typically, @USNavy posts the types of things you might expect from an official account belonging to this particular branch of …

Department of Defense Releases 30 Year Aviation Plan Department of Defense Releases 30 Year Aviation Plan

The department of defense released their 30 year plan for the entire fleet of aircraft currently available to the Department of the Air Force (DoF), Department of the Navy (DoN-includes the Navy and Marines), and the Department of the Army …

US Navy Unveils New Recruitment Center For Robots US Navy Unveils New Recruitment Center For Robots
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The United States Navy has really picked up research on robotics in the last few years. Recently the Laboratory for Autonomous Systems Research(LASR) unveiled a 50,000-square-foot complex on the campus of the Naval Research Laboratory. The lab is going to …

Navy’s New Firefighting Robot Is Terminator-esque Navy’s New Firefighting Robot Is Terminator-esque

To help further improve future shipboard firefighting capability, scientists at the Naval Research Laboratory have formed an interdisciplinary team to develop a humanoid robot that could fight fires on the next generation of combatants. A humanoid-type robot was chosen because …

Facebook Timeline Only Goes Back to 1800 Facebook Timeline Only Goes Back to 1800
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We recently covered a story about Facebook’s Timeline change starting for brand pages earlier this week. Less than a week later, they are already encountering problems. Facebook’s current timeline settings only go back to 1800, a seemingly arbitrary limit to …

Google Maps Drives Navy To Change Building
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Google Maps is forcing the U.S. Navy to change the design of one of its buildings in San Diego called "The Seals Lair" which from an aerial photograph appears to be in the shape of a swastika.

Navy to Redesign Building Due to Google Maps

Quite some time back, I came across this Swastika-shaped building via Google Maps, and posted the screengrab in my Flickr account. Since then, it became one of my most popular Flickr pictures, since strange stuff like this can become quickly viral.

Navy, Marines Stop Yahoo, Google

Overseas government computers are now blocked from connecting to commercial web-based email services like Gmail.

Rolls-Royce Helping Navy Recreate Philadelphia Experiment

A partnership with the renowned motor company will help make naval vessels stealthier in the water.

Gateway Sails Forward With Navy Deal

The number 3 US computer maker signs a comprehensive deal with a Navy Division to provide products and services.