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‘It’s a nightmare scenario’: A radioactive object was found in San Francisco’s new $8 billion neighborhood

As the former home of top-secret nuclear testing facility, the site has a history of contamination. While the EPA insists that residents have no cause for alarm, environmentalists remain concerned about trace amounts of radioactive material.
Airman Apprentice Joseph Min Naglak was killed during flight operations on the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush on Monday, September 17, 2018.

The US Navy identified the sailor killed in an aviation accident on the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush

21-year-old Airman Apprentice Joseph Min Naglak died after being struck by a propeller during flight operations on Monday.
Thailand's Chakri Naruebet aircraft carrier.

These are the world’s 7 worst aircraft carriers that are currently in service

These commissioned aircraft carriers were built for combat, but have a history of breaking down or repeated problems with conducting the full range of missions that they were built to perform.
Type 001A aircraft carrier in Dalian, China, 2017.

Here’s how China’s new aircraft carrier stacks up to other world powers’ carriers

China may have the biggest army, but it is far behind in other aspects.

A mysterious naval mine inexplicably appeared off Washington state — this is the moment it blew up

Check out the moment what appeared to be a decades-old contact-style naval mine floating mysteriously off the coast of Washington state blew up.
Russian President Vladimir Putin takes part in celebrations for Navy Day in Baltiysk, Kaliningrad region, Russia, July 26, 2015.

Russia sent a massive naval armada to Syria — and looks to be readying to fight the US

Russia has positioned a considerable naval armada in the Mediterranean near Syria after accusing the US of plotting a false-flag chemical-weapons attack in rebel-held areas — and it looks as if it's preparing for war with the US.

‘You have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children’: Navy SEAL who oversaw the Osama bin Laden raid rebukes Trump

"You have embarrassed us in the eyes of our children, humiliated us on the world stage and, worst of all, divided us as a nation," retired US Navy Adm. William McRaven said in a stunning op-ed article.

9 photos of Russia’s new stealth frigate, a small warship that’s much better armed than the US Navy’s LCS

The Russian Navy will receive a new stealth frigate in late July. The ship does appear to be well-armed — especially as compared to the US Navy's littoral combat ships, a class of small surface combatants that has also struggled with delays and propulsion problems.

China looks set to deploy a railgun on a destroyer by 2025 — and humiliate the US Navy in doing so

China looks set to beat the US to the punch on a game-changing naval railgun that the US has spent more than $500 million and a decade on by deploying one on a navy ship — and it looks as if Beijing's doing it to embarrass Washington.
French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Theresa May.

‘Need to play by the rules’: UK and France will challenge Beijing in the South China Sea

UK Secretary of State for Defence said nations "need to play by the rules." The announcement came a day after US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis said China's militarization of the South China Sea is for the purpose of "intimidation and coercion," and that there will be "consequences in the future."