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F-35B Lightning II aircraft, assigned to Marine Fighter Attack Squadron (VMFA) 121, are secured to the flight deck aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp (LHD 1).

The US is creating ‘mini’ carrier strike groups, and they are already proving their worth in combat

US Marines are experimenting with a new aircraft-carrier concept, and they're also taking a fresh look at forming "mini" carrier groups.
Approximate location of NAS Oceana, a US naval base near Virginia Beach.

A major US naval base in Virginia went on lockdown after an active shooter incident

NAS Oceana went on lockdown around 7 a.m. on Friday. The base reported one victim, who has been taken to hospital.
The USS Gerald R. Ford underway on its own power for the first time, April 8, 2017.

The Navy’s new $13 billion supercarriers have a high-tech feature that is apparently driving Trump crazy

Trump has called the USS Gerald R. Ford supercarrier a "100,000-ton message to the world," but there is one thing about it he just can't let go.
Sailors aboard the amphibious assault ship USS Wasp arrive at Subic Bay in the Philippines ahead of Exercise Balikatan.

A US Navy warship was seen in the South China Sea carrying an unusually large number of F-35s

A US Navy amphibious assault ship sailed with an unusually heavy F-35 configuration, and it could be a big step toward a new carrier-warfare concept.
A Navy SEAL shown during a beach reconnaissance training exercise.

Trump says Navy SEAL accused of a brutal killing to be moved ‘to less restrictive confinement’

Navy SEAL Chief Eddie Gallagher is being moved to "less restrictive confinement," President Donald Trump said on on Saturday morning.
Two F-35C Lightning II aircraft from Naval Air Station Lemoore flown by Maj. Michael Fisher and Capt John Taliaferro from Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125 "Rough Raiders" fly in formation over the Sierra Nevada Mountain Range after completing a training mission (NASL), Calif.

US Navy’s carrier-based F-35C stealth fighters may not be ready for combat after all

The Navy said they were ready to fight, but the service's own testing data suggests they have a long way to go, an independent watchdog has warned.
J-15 fighters from China's Liaoning aircraft carrier conduct a drill in an area of South China Sea

A Chinese navy fighter jet crashed on a Chinese island in the South China Sea, killing both pilots

The unspecified Chinese fighter jet crashed in Hainan, killing both pilots on board. Such accidents have occurred regularly in the past few years.
Three F-35C Lightning II aircraft.

The Navy’s F-35C stealth fighters are officially ready to wage war from the decks of US aircraft carriers

The Navy has declared its carrier-capable F-35Cs "ready for combat," a major milestone for the fifth-generation stealth fighter.

Russia says it’s arming its warships with a new weapon that makes enemies want to vomit

A weapon reportedly now in use aboard two Russian frigates is said to cause blindness and hallucinations, as well as dizziness and nausea.
The USS McCampbell pictured in 2016 transited through Chinese claimed waters Monday.

A US Navy destroyer just sent a sharp message to China as the nations begin closely watched trade talks

The US sent one of its guided-missile destroyers through Chinese claimed waters on Monday as the two nations kicked off trade talks in Beijing.