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USS Enterprise (CVN-80): The Third Generation of America's Iconic Supercarrier Lineage
USS Enterprise (CVN-80): The Third Generation of America's Iconic Supercarrier Lineage

24 Aug 2022, 20:35 UTC / Say hello to CVN-80, the third in a line of Navy Aircraft carriers to bear the name. Rest assured, it will have the goods to carry the family name.

 
US Navy Puts Lasers on Its Ships for Lighting-Speed Tactical Defense Warfare
US Navy Puts Lasers on Its Ships for Lighting-Speed Tactical Defense Warfare

19 Aug 2022, 15:33 UTC / HELIOS is a light, compact, and powerful laser aiming at close-range small targets that are too fast for conventional countermeasure weapons

 
This US Aircraft Carrier Hosted a College Basketball Game on Its Deck, It Was Wonderful
This US Aircraft Carrier Hosted a College Basketball Game on Its Deck, It Was Wonderful

5 Aug 2022, 04:40 UTC / The newly christened forefather of the Midway-class aircraft carrier never saw action in the Second World War. But managed to have a wonderful career afterward.

 
These Ships Plucked Astronauts From the Water After Splashdown, It's a Lost Artform
These Ships Plucked Astronauts From the Water After Splashdown, It's a Lost Artform

1 Aug 2022, 20:50 UTC / Though the Apollo missions were entirely in the realm of NASA, the task of recovering the returning astronauts out of remote parts the ocean fell to the Navy.

 
Tom Cruise Really Thought He’d Be Allowed to Pilot an F/A-18 Super Hornet for Top Gun
Tom Cruise Really Thought He’d Be Allowed to Pilot an F/A-18 Super Hornet for Top Gun

18 May 2022, 06:54 UTC / Tom Cruise leaves no stunt to the stuntmen if he can do it himself, but the US Navy ultimately denied his request to pilot the warbird himself

 
Former U.S. Navy Ship Turned Patrol Vessel for Conservation Missions Attacked by Pirates
Former U.S. Navy Ship Turned Patrol Vessel for Conservation Missions Attacked by Pirates

17 Mar 2022, 03:22 UTC / Modoc, a venerable ship with an extensive history within the U.S. Navy, was recently attacked by pirates, but its brave crew handled things extremely well

 
Japan Coast Guard Issues Navigational Warning for F-35C Crash Area
Japan Coast Guard Issues Navigational Warning for F-35C Crash Area

3 Feb 2022, 09:02 UTC / Accidents can happen, and in late January 2022, an F-35C fell off the carrier into the South China Sea, and U.S. Navy needs to recover it, no matter what

 
Nuclear Carrier Deploys Under the Command of a Woman, for the First Time in U.S. History
Nuclear Carrier Deploys Under the Command of a Woman, for the First Time in U.S. History

6 Jan 2022, 07:00 UTC / The USS Abraham Lincoln nuclear carrier departed on a historic mission under the command of a woman captain, with the first Marine Corps F-35 squadron on board

 
GTA Online: Modder Adds Brand New Russian Fighter Jet, Dukes It Out With U.S. Navy Ships
GTA Online: Modder Adds Brand New Russian Fighter Jet, Dukes It Out With U.S. Navy Ships

15 Dec 2021, 20:25 UTC / The user taking this jet up for a test is SkylineGTRR34Freak, the same YouTuber who tested the in-game model of the Tu-144 supersonic airliner.

 
The First-Ever Hypersonic Missile Interceptor to Be Developed for the U.S. Navy
The First-Ever Hypersonic Missile Interceptor to Be Developed for the U.S. Navy

22 Nov 2021, 10:40 UTC / Raytheon is developing, on behalf of the Missile Defense Agency, the first defense system specifically designed to engage hypersonic threats

 
This Ex-U.S. Navy Jet Hydrofoil Flew Across the Water, Now It Rots in an Oregon Mudflat
This Ex-U.S. Navy Jet Hydrofoil Flew Across the Water, Now It Rots in an Oregon Mudflat

10 Oct 2021, 07:56 UTC / The story of how the Plainview transformed from a technological flagship for the U.S. Navy to the twisted, rotting hulk of steel is tragic.

 
Most Advanced F/A-18 Super Hornet Ever Gets Massive Touchscreen, Reduced Radar Signature
Most Advanced F/A-18 Super Hornet Ever Gets Massive Touchscreen, Reduced Radar Signature

28 Sep 2021, 09:09 UTC / Boeing delivers to the Navy the first F/A-18 Super Hornet upgraded to Block III configuration, 77 more to come by the year 2030

 
U.S. Navy’s Acoustic Hailing and Disruption System Weaponizes the Target’s Own Voice
U.S. Navy’s Acoustic Hailing and Disruption System Weaponizes the Target’s Own Voice

27 Aug 2021, 06:45 UTC / Similar to an acoustic hailing device (AHD), the AHAD is also a non-lethal weapon that uses sound to create confusion, but in a highly focused manner

 
Thirty-Year-Old W88 Nuclear Warhead Finally Gets Upgraded, Is Now Ready to Fire
Thirty-Year-Old W88 Nuclear Warhead Finally Gets Upgraded, Is Now Ready to Fire

17 Aug 2021, 08:44 UTC / The nuclear deterrent of the U.S. is now smarter and more reliable, with the W88 nuclear warhead receiving major updates, after 10 years of development.

 
EPF 13 U.S. Navy Ship Will Have $44 Million Worth of Autonomous Capabilities
EPF 13 U.S. Navy Ship Will Have $44 Million Worth of Autonomous Capabilities

9 Jun 2021, 17:10 UTC / Austal received $44 million to give its EPF13 catamaran autonomous capabilities. The vessel is called Apalachicola and will be part of the U.S. Navy's fleet.

 
Spherical UFO Spotted Flying, Going Underwater in New U.S. Navy Leak
Spherical UFO Spotted Flying, Going Underwater in New U.S. Navy Leak

29 May 2021, 05:03 UTC / Recorded in May 2019, the video has now been declassified. The Pentagon confirms its authenticity, as well as the fact that it’s part of current investigation

 
Repeated UFO Sightings Signal Massive Intelligence Failure for the U.S.
Repeated UFO Sightings Signal Massive Intelligence Failure for the U.S.

19 May 2021, 14:00 UTC / Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Intelligence Christopher Mellon points to the security threat of having UAPs in restricted military airspace

 
Pentagon Confirms Leaked Navy Videos of UFOs Are Real, Subject to Investigation
Pentagon Confirms Leaked Navy Videos of UFOs Are Real, Subject to Investigation

17 Apr 2021, 06:02 UTC / Videos and photos of unidentified aerial phenomena are legitimate and were captured by Navy personnel. An investigation is underway, but results won’t be public

 
U.S. Navy Confirms UFO Videos Posted by Blink 182’s Tom DeLonge Are Real
U.S. Navy Confirms UFO Videos Posted by Blink 182’s Tom DeLonge Are Real

19 Sep 2019, 13:00 UTC / The US Navy acknowledges the videos obtained by the To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences, confirms they show unidentified aerial phenomena

 
US Navy Invests $750,000 In Developing Cyborg Locusts To Sniff Bombs
US Navy Invests $750,000 In Developing Cyborg Locusts To Sniff Bombs

11 Jul 2016, 11:49 UTC / The US Navy has granted $750,000 to a University that will develop locusts with artificial intelligence. They will be used to sniff bombs and other hazards