U.S. Space Force Completes First Nuclear-Capable Missile Test

BGR is reporting that the newly formed U.S. Space Force has just conducted a successful nuclear-capable missile test. As BGR points out, there’s nothing specifically interesting about a routine missile test. What makes this one stand out is that it…

TikTok Releases Transparency Report In Effort To Quell Concerns

TikTok has released its first ever transparency report amid increasing scrutiny related to privacy and censorship, according to NBC News. TikTok has been in the news a lot lately, and not in the way any company wants to be. The…

It’s Official: Space Force Becomes the Military’s Sixth Branch

Space.com is reporting that President Trump has officially signed the 2020 National Defense Authorization Act, creating the U.S. Space Force (USSF) as the military’s sixth branch. As we reported a week ago, the House and Senate passed the National Defense…

Female Officers Filmed While Showering

An investigation is currently underway to determine who secretly filmed female officers of a submarine crew while they were showering and changing clothes. CNN and several other media sources are reporting that tapes of at least three different female officers…

Google Glass Withdrawal Symptoms Worse Than Alcohol?

Like drugs, technology is an addicting and highly sought after augmented reality that generates dependency. Google Glass is a wearable technology with an optical head-mounted display, allowing for digital applications to pop right up in front of you. For 18…

Jets Crash Into Pacific Ocean, Search Continues

Two jets crashed over the Pacific Ocean on Thursday after colliding in midair while operating at sea. One pilot was rescued and is in fair condition. He is being treated aboard the USS Carl Vinson, the ship that the two…

USS Houston Wreck Found in Pacific Ocean

On the night of February 28, 1942, the USS Houston, nicknamed “The Galloping Ghost of the Java Coast,” was engaged in a naval skirmish in the Battle of Sunda Strait off the coast of Java. The battle was precipitated by…

USS Iwo Jima Relocated to Jacksonville, Florida

In 2001, the United States Navy built its last ever conventionally powered steam ship, the USS Iwo Jima. Along with featuring two geared steam turbines which churn out 70,000 horsepower, the ship was equipped with four missile launchers, two .50-caliber…

Peregrine Falcon Nest Delays Aircraft Carrier Trip

The U.S. Navy is set to send the decommissioned supercarrier USS Saratoga from Newport, Rhode Island to Texas to be dismantled, but a family of peregrine falcons nesting on board has caused a delay. The Navy isn’t moving the ship…

Michelle Howard: First Female Four-Star Admiral

Michelle Howard became the first woman promoted to four-star admiral in the Navy’s 236-year history. That rank also makes her vice chief of naval operations, meaning she is the number two admiral in the service. She has accomplished many firsts…

San Diego Navy Base Locked Down Over Pellet Gun

A Naval Base in San Diego was locked down this week over shooting fears caused by a rather harmless weapon. Naval Base Point Loma in San Diego was shut down early Thursday morning after the Navy received reports of men…

Ex-Blue Angels Leader Investigated

Former commanding officer of the elite Navy’s Blue Angels Capt. Gregory McWherter has been relieved of his duties while he is being investigated by the Navy for providing an “inappropriate command climate” According to a filed complaint, McWherter tolerated and…

Navy ‘Frozen’ Lip-sync Video Goes Viral

I don’t know what it says about me that I can’t sing or quote the entirety of Disney’s Frozen from memory. Apparently I’m not having as much fun with my life as the gentlemen featured in this new viral video.…

Blue Angels Commander Relieved Of Duty

Blue Angels Commander Capt. Gregory McWherter was relieved of duty on Friday as an investigation into allegations of “inappropriate command climate” begins. No one is really sure what that entails at this point, but the allegations specifically refer to his…

Blue Angels Commander Removed For Alleged Misconduct

Capt. Gregory McWherter, a top Navy officer and former Blue Angels commander, was relieved Friday of his post as executive officer of Naval Base Coronado. The decision was carried out by the commander of the Navy Installations Command, Vice Adm.…

USS Zumwalt To Be Christened Saturday

In yet more proof that if one wants to achieve scientific advances one just need go to the military, the USS Zumwalt will be christened in Bath, Maine this Saturday. The USS Zumwalt is named after Retired Admiral Elmo Zumwalt…

Navy Railgun: Futuristic Weapon Will Undergo Sea Trials in 2016

A high-speed electromagnetic weapon is something you would think only exists in your dreams. Yet, the U.S. Navy has finally designed an inexpensive futuristic gun that has brought science fiction to life. According to Reuters, the railgun can fire “23-pound…

USS Mahan: Shooting Investigation Continues

On Monday night, two people were reportedly killed onboard the USS Mahan, a guided-missile destroyer. The Navy ship was docked at the Naval Station in Norfolk. It has been there since September after it spent over eight months in deployment.…

USS Mahan Shooting Leaves Two Dead

A shooting aboard the USS Mahan has left two people dead and is raising questions about the Navy’s security procedures. According to the U.S. Navy, one male sailor was shot and killed aboard the Mahan at around 11:20 pm Monday…

USS Truxtun Deployed to Black Sea Amid Crimea Crisis

Early Thursday morning, the USS Truxtun, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer, was deployed from Greece towards the Black Sea. The move comes as part of supposedly scheduled and routine drill procedures with the Romanian and Bulgarian naval forces in the Black…