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US, UK and France Begin Exercise Alligator Dagger 17

U.S., U.K. and France began Exercise Alligator Dagger 17, April 5. The two-week multilateral amphibious exercise is taking place in international waters off the...

Future USS Gerald R. Ford Underway for Builder’s Sea Trials

The future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) is underway for its first set of sea trials, known as Builder's Sea Trials (BST). Builder's...

US Navy T-45C Operational Pause Implemented

The Navy implemented a three-day operational pause for its T-45C fleet Wednesday at the direction of Vice Adm. Mike Shoemaker, Commander, Naval Air Forces. The...

Pentagon has broad military arsenal available for Syria strike

The United States has been fighting the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria since 2014, so has amassed a huge military presence and...

New electric gun for Phalanx Close-In Weapon System passes first test

Upgrade allows firing at varying rates, efficient use of ammunition Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully tested a new electric gun for the Phalanx® Close-In Weapon...

U.S., South Korean Navies to Hold Partnership Exercises

U.S. Navy ships assigned to Commander, Task Force 30 and CTF-70 are scheduled to begin a series of exercises with the South Korean navy...

Japan, US conduct navy drill in East China Sea

The Japanese and US navies are conducting joint exercises in the East China Sea as tension intensifies in the region following North Korea’s missile...

US Navy Conducts Successful Hellfire Missile Test From Littoral Combat Ship

The U.S. Navy conducted a successful structural test firing of the Surface to Surface Missile Module (SSMM) from Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) USS Detroit...

Trump Calls for 12-Carrier Navy, Promises Rebuilt Military

President Donald J. Trump today promised to rebuild the U.S. military and called for a 12-carrier Navy during a visit to the future USS...

US Navy secretary nominee withdraws: Pentagon

Philip Bilden has withdrawn his nomination as secretary of the US Navy, the Pentagon said Sunday, marking the latest in a series of nominees...