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U.S. Navy invents shark-like swimming robot

If it looks like a shark and swims like a shark, it may not actually be a shark you're seeing but rather the GhostSwimmer, a robot that resembles and swims like the ocean's greatest predator.

Op-Ed: U.S. Navy Laser Weapons System 30kW of game changer, and it works

The new US Navy Laser Weapons System (LaWS) can knock out sea and air targets. Firings of the system in the Persian Gulf have shown it works very well indeed. 30KW is a little more powerful than your washing machine, but only a bit.

Female officers on U.S. Navy sub secretly filmed while undressing

The U.S. Navy is investigating an officer over allegations of videos being made, and circulated, of female officers onboard a submarine undressing. The possibility of such videos came to light last month, the Navy said.

Op-Ed: Freedom From Religion Foundation has gotten out of hand

Over the past month the atheist group known as the Freedom From Religion Foundation has been going after very small, nonabrasive signs of Christianity; suing a privately owned restaurant and even going after the U.S. Navy.

Australian, Chinese navies ready to fire

Canberra - Ships of the the Royal Australian Navy and the Navy of the People's Republic of China are operating in close proximity to each other, according to the U.S. Pacific Fleet.

U.S Navy ship Mesa Verde arrives in Persian Gulf with 550 marines

The U.S. Navy amphibious transport dock USS Mesa Verde arrived in the Persian Gulf today with an estimated 550 Marines aboard increasing the U.S. naval force in that region.

U.S. Navy vet asks for education benefits regrets working for IRS Special

A U.S. Navy vet says working for the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) was his biggest mistake as he has been damaged for life by the institution.

U.S. Navy's ability to make fuel from seawater a 'game-changer'

Washington - Monday, US experts and Navy brass jointly announced a "game-changer" process that extracts carbon dioxide and hydrogen gas from seawater to produce liquid hydrocarbon fuel to power ships and jet aircraft.

US Navy admiral sacked for illegal gambling activities

United States Navy Admiral Timothy Giardina has been sacked and demoted to a two-star admiral. The Navy said yesterday that he has been demoted from his position as Deputy of US Strategic Command pending the outcome of an inquiry into illegal gambling.

Watch dolphins race US Navy nuclear submarine USS Minnesota

Watch this enchanting video showing dolphins, playful as ever, racing alongside the US Navy USS Minnesota (SSN 783) Nuclear Submarine at its first sea trials.

Panel recommends Navy officer who faked own death be discharged

Groton - A U.S. Navy panel will recommend the honourable discharge of Cmdr. Michael P. Ward II, the married former submarine commander who faked his own death to end his relationship with his mistress.

US faces fines for grounding ship on protected Philippine reef

Manila - The government of the Philippines welcomed the removal of the final sections of the US minesweeper that had been lodged in the protected Tubbataha reef for ten weeks. The Philippines will seek compensation for damage to the reef.

California rejects Navy offshore explosives training program

San Diego - Meeting in San Diego, the California Coastal Commissioners unanimously rejected a Navy offshore explosives and sonar training program. The commissioners claimed that the Navy did not show that the threat to marine life was negligible as claimed.

US Navy ship strikes UNESCO World Heritage Site

A US Navy minesweeper struck a protected coral reef near the Phillipines on Thursday while in transit through the Tubbataha National Marine Park, a coral sanctuary in the Sulu Sea, 400 miles southwest of Manila.

Navy releases nightmarish PSA to discourage use of 'bath salts'

The U.S. Navy has turned to scare tactics in an attempt to discourage sailors from using drugs. One, drug in particular, 'bath salts' are the target of a new PSA, that turns a day under the influence into a nightmare that ends in the hospital.

World War II fighter plane retrieved from Lake Michigan

Waukegan - A World War II fighter plane has been pulled from the bottom of Lake Michigan. Now that the relic has been extracted, it is hoped the plane will go on public display in Chicago.

Mississippi passenger detained, stranded in Hawaii by No-Fly List

A Mississippi man flying to visit his wife in Japan on Monday was detained during a stop in Hawaii and has been barred from reboarding his flight - or any other flight - because his name came up on the U.S. No-Fly List, leaving him stranded on the island.

Nuclear Sub, Cruiser collide off east coast of U.S.

A United States Navy nuclear submarine and an Aegis cruiser collided off the east coast on Saturday while participating in routine training exercises.

Destroyer USS Michael Murphy commissioned

The US Navy has a new ship, the USS Michael Murphy DDG-112 is a guided missile destroyer, the latest in the Arleigh-Burke class. Lt. Michael Murphy was a SEAL who died in Afghanistan in 2005.

U.S. Navy Commander fakes death to end affair

Ending an affair can be messy. To avoid a messy end to an affair with a 23-year-old woman, a married U.S. Navy nuclear submarine commander came up with the novel approach of faking his own death.

2 million attend 54th Annual Chicago Air & Water Show Special

Chicago - An estimated 2 million spectators crowded the beaches and parks near Lake Michigan in Chicago this past weekend to catch one of the most exciting shows of the year. The 2012 Chicago Air and Water Show.

U.S. submarine commander accused of faking own death

The commanding officer of the USS Pittsburgh has been relieved of duty after it was alleged he faked his own death to end an extramarital affair.

Op-Ed: US nuclear carrier group base in Perth? Real possibility in play

Sydney - The reconfiguration of US military assets is getting very interesting. The proposal for a US carrier group based at HMAS Stirling in Perth is particularly intriguing, because it does relate to a comprehensive reworking of US deployment profiles.

USN F-18 Hornet fighter jet crashes in Virginia

A United States Navy F-18 Hornet jet fighter has crashed into a residential neighbourhood in Virginia shortly after take off.

US Navy fighter jet crashes on apartments in Virginia

Virginia Beach - A two-seat US Navy fighter has crashed in Virginia Beach with the two crew members ejecting before the aircraft crashed. One witness described the incident as "there's these large fire balls coming up."

Op-Ed: Ahmadinejad and asteroids — The case for U.S. defense spending

With the unfortunate array of threats facing the United States, its allies, and the planet itself, it is a mistake to believe that the American government will - or even should - reduce its defense investments meaningfully.

Video: U.S. Navy's new super-weapon, the electromagnetic railgun

Dahlgren - The U.S. Navy announced on Tuesday that it is testing a prototype of an "electromagnetic railgun" that it hopes when fully developed will be capable of firing 40-pound projectiles at speeds of 4,500 mph to 5,600 mph, seven times the speed of sound.

Video: U.S. Navy's new super-weapon, the electromagnetic railgun

Dahlgren - The U.S. Navy announced on Tuesday that it is testing a prototype of an "electromagnetic railgun" that it hopes when fully developed will be capable of firing 40-pound projectiles at speeds of 4,500 mph to 5,600 mph, seven times the speed of sound.

U.S. Navy names ship after former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords

Arlington - U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced today that a new Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) will be named the USS Gabrielle Giffords in honor of the former congresswoman who survived an assassination attempt.

U.S and U.K. Navy capture Somali Pirates

The U.S. and British navy have intercepted a Somali boat in the Indian Ocean. Marines boarded the Somali dhow and captured 13 pirates.
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A U.S. Navy SEAL team member provides cover for his teammates while advancing on a suspected location of al Qaida and Taliban forces.
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Fire Controlman 2nd Class Marissa Gaeta, left, assigned to the amphibious dock landing ship USS Oak Hill, kisses her fiancé, Fire Controlman 3rd Class Citlalic Snell, following the ship's return to homeport after a three-month deployment in the Caribbean
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The frigate USS Nicholas undergoing acceptance trials. This ship captured five pirates in the Indian Ocean near the Sechelles.
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An example of a USN F/A-18 Hornet jet fighter. This unit belongs to the Blue Diamonds fighter squadron.
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Impromptu memorial near the Navy Annex.
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The USS San Antonio rescued stranded Somali migrants on the Mediterranean Sea
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A high-speed camera captures full-energy shots from the Office of Naval Research-funded electromagnetic railgun prototype launcher, Dahlgren, Va.
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In the United States the military program for dolphins is going strong and the same can be said for Russia. Is this the new Cold Dolphin War?
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The USS San Antonio class amphibiock ship has a beam of 105 feet and 684 feet long. it is 24,900 metric tons of amphibious striking power
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U.S. Vice-Adm Tim Giardina, second-in-command of the US Strategic Command, was demoted and is under investigation for illegal gambling activities
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Navy personnel stationed at Norfolk Naval Station prepare sandbags in anticipation of possible flooding from Hurricane Sandy.
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Two US Navy Super Hornets on patrol over Afghanistan.
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