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Japanese tug hits US Navy destroyer at sea

US Navy destroyer USS Benfold collided with a tug on November 18, becoming the fifth US Navy ship to get involved in a collision in the Pacific this year. The forward-deployed destroyer was… [[...

Drowning Navy officer miraculously saved by his inflated ego

SAN DIEGO — Naval officer and self-described “warrior-scholar” Lt. Mark Chadwick was saved from drowning by his massively inflated ego during a training exercise earlier this week, sources confirmed. Bystanders claim that after Chadwick...

Lockheed Martin Hands Control Of MUOS-5 Satellite To Navy

Lockheed Martin [LMT] and the U.S. Navy’s Communications Satellite program Office handed over operational control of the fifth Mobile User Objective System (MUOS-5) communications satellite to the Naval Satellite Operations Center (NAVSOC) on Oct....

Australia names future auxiliary oilers

Royal Australian Navy’s future replenishment ships will be named ‘Supply’ and ‘Stalwart’, Australian defense minister Marise Payne announced on Friday. The ships will… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for...

When the world lucked out of a nuclear war

WASHINGTON – The escalating crisis with North Korea coincides with the 55th anniversary of a Russian naval captain’s fateful decision to prevent a torpedo launch at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis. The...

USS Carl Vinson clears another hurdle before deployment

The US Navy carrier strike group centered around the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson completed a three-week sustainment training exercise off the coast of Southern California, November 16…. [[ This is a content summary...

Australia names future replenishment vessels

The Royal Australian Navy’s (RAN’s) future auxiliary oiler replenishment (AOR) vessels will be named Supply and Stalwart , according to a 17 November statement by Australian Defence Minister Marise Payne. The ships, which will...

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