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Navy Jet Crashes Near Pensacola, Florida Navy Jet Crashes Near Pensacola, Florida

The Navy has not yet released the name of the pilots, however it has been confirmed that a flight instructor and a Navy flight student have been taken to the hospital for injuries after their jet crashed. The crash occurred …

Zumwalt Destroyer Stealthily Unveiled Zumwalt Destroyer Stealthily Unveiled
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In 1970, Elmo Zumwalt became the youngest person to serve as the Chief of Naval Operations after being appointed to the position by Richard Nixon. Before this point in his career, Zumwalt had been awarded a Bronze Star with Valor …

Naval Base Shooting: Two Injured At Tennessee Armory Naval Base Shooting: Two Injured At Tennessee Armory
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We all remember the shooter that went wild at the Navy yard in Washington in September. Today, another naval base has been attacked by a shooter in Tennessee, causing the naval base to go on a lockdown. The gun violence …

USS Forrestal: Ship Sold For A Penny USS Forrestal: Ship Sold For A Penny
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NPR reported today that the USS Forrestal was sold to a ship breaker for just one penny. When the ship was built in 1954, it took over 16, 000 engineers and builders to see it come to fruition. The cost …

USS Nimitz Heading Closer To Syria, No Orders Yet USS Nimitz Heading Closer To Syria, No Orders Yet

With the tough decision on whether to enter Syria still to come from President Obama, it appears that the USS Nimitz has already set sail and is headed in that direction. The carrier has been set in place simply as …

Navy’s First Black Pilot Buddy Back to Korea for Him Navy’s First Black Pilot Buddy Back to Korea for Him

“We’ll come back for you.” It was like a scene out of a Hollywood war film … only, it probably was nothing like a scene out of a Hollywood war film. Ensign Jesse Brown, the U.S. Navy’s first black fighter …

First Unmanned Plane Lands on Aircraft Carrier First Unmanned Plane Lands on Aircraft Carrier

In a first for the United States Navy, or any combat for in history for that matter, an unmanned combat air vehicle has been landed on an aircraft carrier, with no onboard pilot whatsoever. The X-47B “Salty Dog 502” landed …

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 …