Home Tags U.S. Navy

Tag: U.S. Navy

ATLANTIC OCEAN (Sept. 23, 2014 ) The aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) leads a formation of ships from Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 during a maneuvering exercise. Theodore Roosevelt participated in the exercise with the Peruvian submarine BAP Islay (SS 35), the guided-missile destroyers USS Winston Churchill (DDG 81), USS Forrest Sherman (DDG 98), USS Farragut (DDG 99) and the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy (CG 60). Theodore Roosevelt is underway preparing for future deployments.

Chinese hackers have been hammering the US Navy, and admirals are in the crosshairs

The US Navy is "under cyber siege" from China's spies, and trying to keep admiral promotions secret. But their names and bios are published elsewhere.
Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) prepares for an underway replenishment-at-sea with USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) and USS New York (LPD 21) Jan. 9, 2015.

A rare virus outbreak at sea has left a US Navy warship quarantined for over 2 months

A viral infection similar to the mumps has sickened crew and Marines on USS Fort McHenry, a US Navy warship currently quarantined in the Persian Gulf.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) transits the Pacific Ocean.

The US Navy and its partners are ‘under cyber siege’ from Chinese hackers and are hemorrhaging national security secrets

A internal Navy review reportedly says the situation is bad, but neither the service nor the Pentagon knows just how bad it actually is.
The aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) and ships assigned to the Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group (HSTCSG) transit the Atlantic Ocean while conducting composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) on February 16, 2018.

US Navy wants to get rid of an aircraft carrier to buy new weapons needed for a next-level fight with China

The controversial move would free up funds to develop and field new weapons that will be more survivable in a high-end fight against China or Russia.
A still image from a video posted by US Strategic Command.

Here are some social-media failures and misfires the US military had to walk back in shame

Every day, US military commands reach millions with Twitter and Facebook posts aimed to inform and inspire. But sometimes even these pros screw up.
The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyers USS Halsey (DDG 97) and USS Preble (DDG 88) sail behind the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) as escorts in the South China Sea, March 24, 2018.

US warships just sailed through the Taiwan Strait again, ignoring China’s repeated warnings

China can't stand it when the US Navy sends warships through the Taiwan strait, but these transits are quickly becoming the new norm.
An F-35B with an external weapons load begins a short takeoff from the amphibious assault ship USS America.

US stealth jets train for high-end combat in the Pacific, as a furious China flaunts ‘carrier killer’ missiles

F-22 fighters and B-2 bombers are the US's most high-end platforms, designed to work as "door kickers," or the opening punch in a war.
The Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln launches a Rolling Airframe Missile during combat system ship qualification trials.

US Navy leaders say they want to go on the offensive against China with new weapons

US Navy leaders are calling for an "aggressive offensive posture," the ability to strike first and fast, to counter emerging Chinese threats.
Three F-35C Lightning II, attached to Commander, Joint Strike Fighter Wing, the “Argonauts” of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 147, the "Rough Raiders "Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 125 and the "Grim Reapers" Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 101 complete a flight overhead Eglin Air Force Base in Fort Walton Beach, Fla. Feb. 1, 2019.

US Navy photographer tells the wild story of how she shot these stunning photos of F-35 stealth fighters

This photo is the result of a billion-dollar dance directed by a Navy photographer trying to pull off the perfect shot while puking her insides out.
US Navy guided-missile destroyers and guided-missile cruisers

US Navy warships just challenged China with a South China Sea sail-by operation, and Beijing is furious

China expressed outrage Monday after the US Navy sent two guided-missile destroyers to challenge China in the hotly contested Spratly Islands.