United States Navy

Dave Baxter, 56, gives a thumbs up after winning a sideburns contest that honors a U.S. Navy commodore known for his impressive facial hair. (AP Photo/Erie Times-News, Jarid A. Barringer)

Pa. man wins sideburns contest honoring Navy hero

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 […]

08/11/2013

X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator towed into hangar bay of USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) aircraft carrier, Atlantic Ocean, US Navy photo (AP Photo)

Navy to launch unmanned aircraft from carrier

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 […]

05/14/2013

U.S. Navy Blue Angels (AP Photo)

Thousands flock to Blue Angels’ practice session

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.

03/27/2013

Environmentalists oppose Navy offshore training

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Environmentalists say a five-year training plan by the Navy would harm endangered species off the Southern California coast including the blue whale.

03/08/2013

Hueneme council supports drone base at Point Mugu

POINT MUGU, Calif. (AP) — The Port Hueneme City Council has agreed to back a military proposal to make Naval Base Ventura County the West Coast home for a new type of unmanned aircraft.

03/06/2013

Navy removes ship's command after boozy port visit

  SAN DIEGO (AP) — The commander and top officers of a San Diego-based Navy frigate have been relieved of duty after a booze-fueled port visit to Vladivostok, Russia. The Navy said in a statement […]

11/04/2012

Sonar to give best view yet of Civil War shipwreck

ABOARD THE RESEARCH VESSEL MANTA, Gulf of Mexico (AP) – Researchers are using new 3-D sonar imaging technology to capture the most complete picture yet of what remains of the only U.S. Navy ship sunk […]

09/11/2012

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