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Malaysia Airlines Wreckage to be Surveyed Underwater Malaysia Airlines Wreckage to be Surveyed Underwater

On April 5, the international search for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 had its biggest discovery to date – a ping from below the ocean’s surface. The ping was discovered by the Ocean Shield, an Australian navy ship towing …

Zumwalt Warship Christened by US Navy Zumwalt Warship Christened by US Navy

The United States Navy christened its new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, at Bath Iron Works in Bath, Maine on Saturday. The $3.3 billion, 610-foot-long battleship is the largest and most technologically advanced destroyer in naval history. Anne Zumwalt and …

USS George Washington Gives Aid to Philippines USS George Washington Gives Aid to Philippines
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This weekend, the Philippines was hit by perhaps the strongest storm ever recorded. Typhoon Haiyan (aka Yolanda) destroyed the Philippines when it reached shore last Friday, wreaking damage on an unimaginable scale. Current projections estimate that nearly 10,000 people may …

Navy Bribery Scandal Implicates Three US Officers Navy Bribery Scandal Implicates Three US Officers
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Three US Naval officers have been indicted in a bribery case concerning husbanding activities in Asian ports. Commander Jose Luis Sanchez, Commander Michael Vannak Khem Misiewicz, and Naval Criminal Investigative Service Supervisory Special Agent John Beliveau II have all been …

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 …

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 Underwater Solar Collection US Navy Uses Technology To Improve Underwater Solar Collection

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 …