The USS Albacore holds the distinction of sinking the highest warship tonnage of any U.S. submarine in history.
Swiss company Sent Taiwan’s missile device to China for repairsTech
Taiwan’s Hsiung-Feng III supersonic missile can hit targets in China and carries a 500-pound warhead.
Chinese drone buzzes Japanese islands causing fighters to scrambleMilitary Affairs
“It was the first sighting of that type of drone around Japan [and] it is the fourth type of Chinese military drone ever spotted,” Japan said.
US Navy seizes large Iranian ammo shipment bound for YemenOn Duty
“This significant interdiction clearly shows that Iran’s unlawful transfer of lethal aid and destabilizing behavior continues,” the Fifth Fleet’s commander said.
China’s military buildup in the Spratly Islands sparks fears of military confrontationMilitary Affairs
“I think over the past 20 years we’ve witnessed the largest military buildup since World War II by China,” a U.S. admiral said.
November is National Veterans and Families monthFamily Resources
“They may not wear uniforms, but their service is essential to our national security and the character of our Nation,” the president said.
The US hypersonic missile program is moving forwardAirpower
The U.S. plans on fielding a hypersonic weapon as early as next year.
This futuristic equipment could soon be used by special operations unitsGear
From jet packs to Star Wars speeders, special forces may soon get their hands on some really high-tech gear.
Navy salvage operation recovers Seahawk from the bottom of the oceanOff Duty
In a record-breaking salvage operation, the Navy recovered an MH-60 Seahawk helicopter that was located 19,075 feet deep in the Pacific ocean. In January 2020, the MH-60 Seahawk chopper had crashed into the Philippine Sea approximately 105 miles east of Okinawa while it was conducting a routine flight. The five crew members had managed to […]
Navy buys more Virginia-class fast-attack submarinesOn Duty
The Navy has decided to purchase an additional Virginia-class fast-attack submarine at the cost of $2.2 billion. In 2019, the Navy and General Dynamics Electric Boat signed a $24.1 billion contract for nine Virginia-class fast-attack submarines with the option of an additional vessel if the request was made in the contract’s lifetime. Now, the Navy […]