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US Navy cruiser USS Lake Erie.

China bars US warships from making port call in Hong Kong as tensions mount amid continued protests

The Chinese government has denied the US Navy's requests for port visits to Hong Kong by two US warships. This isn't the first time it's done this.
USS Tripoli

The US Navy is going to be getting another flattop late as new problems pop up at the shipyard

Regardless of whether it's new supercarriers or large aircraft-carrying amphibious assault ships, the Navy can't seem to get either on time.
A Navy SEAL.

A member of SEAL Team 6 has been charged with impersonating multiple people to get nude photos of women

The member of the elite warfighting unit allegedly used a spoofing program to send text messages from fake numbers requesting the photographs.
The USS Boxer (LHD-4) Wasp-class amphibious assault ship sits docked in the port of San Diego, California, April 12, 2015.

Here’s how the Navy picks names for its ships — and how it breaks its own rules to do it

The Navy has rules for naming its ships, but the Secretary of the Navy makes the final decision — so sometimes, it breaks its own rules.
The USS Boxer (LHD-4) Wasp-class amphibious assault ship sits docked in the port of San Diego, California, April 12, 2015.

Here’s how the Navy picks names for its ships — and how it breaks its own rules to do it

The Navy has rules for naming its ships, but the Secretary of the Navy makes the final decision — so sometimes, it breaks its own rules.
Navy SEALs

A Navy SEAL in the platoon being kicked out of Iraq for misconduct was reportedly accused of raping a fellow service member

Not only was their alleged drinking, but a senior enlisted member of the platoon allegedly sexually assaulted a woman working with the team.

US Navy warship sails through Taiwan Strait as China warns it ‘makes no promise’ not to use force to defend its interests

The warship sailed through the strait just one day after China warned in a new defense report that it is willing to use force to secure reunification.
A US sailor loads sonobuoys into an MH-60R Seahawk helicopter aboard guided-missile destroyer USS Jason Dunham in the Mediterranean Sea, June 16, 2018.

The US just awarded a billion-dollar contract for a critical anti-submarine tool that may soon be in short supply

The Pentagon awarded $1.041 billion defense contract on July 18 for air-launched, expendable sonobuoys — a vital tool for detecting submarines.

Close analysis of Kim Jong Un’s new nuclear-missile submarine reveals it’s bound for a suicide mission

A submarine expert compared North Korea's old technology to taking a '67 Chevy and trying to drive it cross country without a major overhaul.
A Marine Corps Super Stallion CH-53 lands on USS Boxer on June 24. The Wall Street Journal reported that an Iranian helicopter came within a few yards of landing on the amphibious carrier.

USS Boxer had a bizarre and dangerous encounter with an Iranian chopper right before the ship destroyed a drone

The Wall Street Journal reporter Rory Jones was aboard the USS Boxer in the hours before it downed an Iranian drone in the Persian Gulf.