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Female Four-Star Admiral First For Navy

Female Four-Star Admiral First For Navy

By Kelly Weidman July 2, 2014

The Navy named Michelle Janine Howard as its first female four-star admiral on Tuesday at the Women in Military Service for America Memorial at the Arlington National Cemetery. “[The] willingness to step up and contribute to a noble cause in …

Navy's First Super Carrier Sold For A Penny Navy's First Super Carrier 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 …

Navy Cmdr. Michael Ward II Faked Death to End Affair Navy Cmdr. Michael Ward II Faked Death to End Affair

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A submarine commander in the U.S. Navy is in danger of losing his position after allegedly faking his own death in an effort to end an affair. Navy Commander Michael Ward II has been assigned to administrative duties, according to …

DARPA To Fortify Military's Phones And Tablets DARPA To Fortify Military's Phones And Tablets

Security in the military is getting harder and harder to maintain in this day and age with the advent of smart phones and tablets that can go just about anywhere and do just about anything. With the Chinese cyber security …

US Army Trying To Harness Weapons Grade Lightning US Army Trying To Harness Weapons Grade Lightning
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Zeus may have had it right after all. The god of thunder uses lightning to strike his opponents down and now the United States Army is trying to harness the power of lightning for its own purposes. They are experimenting …

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 …

US Navy Uses Technology To Improve Solar Cells US Navy Uses Technology To Improve Solar Cells

The capture and use of solar energy has never been about getting away from fossil fuels as much as it has been about harvesting that ever burning nuclear reactor we call the Sun. The problem we have always faced is …

US NAVY To Rely On Stealth Ships Vs China US NAVY To Rely On Stealth Ships Vs China

AT $3 billion per ship, the DDG-1000 destroyer has the ability to turn the tide in the coming years in the South Pacific. The stealth ship of the Zumwalt class feature a wave-piercing hull that leaves almost no wake, electric …

First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Off The Line First F-35 For The Netherlands Rolls Off The Line

The Joint Strike Fighter has had a rather tumultuous journey from the start. It was an undertaking by the United States, The United Kingdom, Australia, Italy, Canada, Netherlands, Norway, Turkey, Israel, and Japan to make a stealthy aircraft that could …