Category Archives: U.S.Navy

US Navy plane with 11 aboard crashes into Pacific; 8 rescued

Navy Plane

November 22, 2017  Associated Press

TOKYO — Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said.
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‘Fat Leonard’ scandal expands to ensnare more than 60 admirals

Navy admirals

November 5, 2017  The Washington Post

The “Fat Leonard” corruption investigation has expanded to include more than 60 admirals and hundreds of other U.S. Navy officers under scrutiny for their contacts with a defense contractor in Asia who systematically bribed sailors with sex, liquor and other temptations, according to the Navy. Continue reading ‘Fat Leonard’ scandal expands to ensnare more than 60 admirals

US fighter jets intercept Russian nuclear bombers near North Korea

An FA-18F Super Hornet

November 2, 2017  FoxNews

U.S. fighter jets intercepted Russian nuclear bombers approaching the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan off the coast of North Korea on Sunday. Continue reading US fighter jets intercept Russian nuclear bombers near North Korea

3 aircraft carrier strike groups in western Pacific ahead of Trump visit

USS Nimitz

October 25, 2017  FoxNews

A third U.S. Navy aircraft carrier strike group entered the western Pacific, the Navy announced Wednesday, just days ahead of President Donald Trump’s first trip to Asia next month. Continue reading 3 aircraft carrier strike groups in western Pacific ahead of Trump visit

US Navy to use Xbox controllers on highly sophisticated submarines

Xbox controller

September 21, 2017  FoxNews

Virginia-class submarines, equipped with some of the U.S. Navy’s most highly advanced and sophisticated technology, will soon use Microsoft Xbox 360 controllers to operate the periscope. Continue reading US Navy to use Xbox controllers on highly sophisticated submarines