United States Navy
BATH, Maine (AP) — Some of the Navy’s futuristic weapons sound like something out of “Star Wars,” with lasers designed to shoot down aerial drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds. That […]
The Navy Yard building in Washington where a gunman killed 12 people will get a new visitor’s entrance and a renovated interior, including a “remembrance area” for the victims, a military spokeswoman said Monday. Building 197 […]
SAN DIEGO (AP) – The National Marine Fisheries Service is granting the Navy permits for its plans that will intensify its sonar use in the Pacific over the next five years, despite the objection of […]
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — The Navy christened the USS Gerald Ford on Saturday with the traditional smashing of a bottle of sparkling wine across the bow of the ship — the most technologically advanced aircraft […]
SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — A 6.6-magnitude earthquake rocked north-central Chile on Thursday, causing buildings to sway in the capital and nervous people to run out into the streets. But Chile’s emergency services office said […]
BATH, Maine (AP) — The largest destroyer ever built for the Navy is getting into the water for the first time — and the stealthy vessel looks unlike any U.S. warship before. Without fanfare, Maine’s […]
The Navy is considering an extensive redesign of the Washington Navy Yard building where 12 workers were gunned down last month. A contract for repairs to Navy Yard Building 197 directs the contractor to create […]
Get the latest information on the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard including a map of the area, information on the gunman and photos from the scene.
WASHINGTON (AP) — At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said six people were killed and at least four were wounded, including a […]
ERIE, Pa. (AP) — The winner has been named in a Pennsylvania sideburns contest that honors a U.S. Navy commodore known for his impressive facial hair. The Erie Times-News reports that 56-year-old Dave Baxter, of […]
ABOARD THE USS GEORGE H.W. BUSH (AP) — The Navy will make its first attempt to launch an unmanned aircraft the size of a fighter jet from an aircraft carrier on Tuesday, marking a significant […]
PENSACOLA NAVAL AIR STATION, Fla. (AP) — Thousands of fans are worried they will no longer be able to watch the U.S. Navy Blue Angels elite flight demonstration team because of federal budget cuts.