Category Archives: U.S.Navy

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

Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

USS John S. McCain

September 18, 2017  Associated Press

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Navy has fired two senior commanders in the Pacific region in connection with recent deadly collisions of Navy ships, as part of a sweeping purge of leadership in the Japan-based fleet. Continue reading Navy fires 2 commanders in connection with ship collisions

Search underway for 10 sailors after USS John S. McCain collision near Singapore; ship has significant damage

USS John S. McCain

Published August 21, 2017  FoxNews

Diving operations are set to begin on Monday as American, Singaporean and Malaysian armed forces search for the 10 missing U.S. sailors after an early-morning collision between a Navy destroyer and a tanker near Singapore — the second collision involving a Navy ship in the Asia-Pacific region in two months. Continue reading Search underway for 10 sailors after USS John S. McCain collision near Singapore; ship has significant damage

Long lost USS Indianapolis wreckage discovered by Paul Allen crew

USS Indianapolis

Published August 19, 2017  FoxNews

Wreckage from the USS Indianapolis, which sank 72 years ago after being torpedoed during World War II, was found in the Philippine Sea by the expedition crew of billionaire Paul Allen. Continue reading Long lost USS Indianapolis wreckage discovered by Paul Allen crew