US Navy

US and French aircraft carriers join forces in the Arabian Sea

The French Navy Charles de Gaulle and the US Navy USS Dwight D. Eisenhower aircraft carriers began combined operations in the Arabian Sea....


US Navy admits ships were swarmed by unidentified drones

A US Navy’s top officer confirmed a bizarre incident in which Navy vessels were swarmed by dozens of unidentified drones....


A look at US Navy’s new vision for fighter jets in 2030

US Navy continues to refine ideas of how its aircraft will look in two decades. What are the latest changes?...


Who is the first woman to command aircraft carrier?

Captain Amy Bauernschmidt will be the first woman in history to be selected to command a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier....


US Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet crashes during training in California

An F/A-18E Super Hornet fighter jet of the United States Navy crashed during training in California....


Indonesia refuses to refuel US Navy P-8 Poseidon patrol plane

Indonesia refused to allow the P-8 Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft of the United States Navy to refuel on their land when they operate in the Pacific Ocean....


Doomsday planes hover as Trump tests positive for COVID-19

On the morning of October 2, 2020, the President of the United States Donald Trump announced he tested positive for coronavirus COVID-19, along with the First Lady Melania Trump. Two U.S. Navy E-6B Mercury aircraft, colloquially known as the “Doomsday planes”, were already in the skies. The timing of the flights, however, was "purely coincidental", according to the U.S. military....


Concerned about UFO sightings, Pentagon launches new taskforce

Shortly after footage of multiple UFO sightings was declassified, the Pentagon is about to create a new task force that will investigate those “encounters of the first kind.”...


OTD: Iran Air A300 mistakenly shot down by US Navy, 290 dead

On July 3, 1988, Iran Air flight 655 from Bandar Abbas, Iran, to Dubai, the United Arab Emirates, was shot down shortly after takeoff by two missiles from the USS Vincennes frigate that was patrolling in the Strait of Hormuz. The 290 people on board were killed....


US Navy protests against “unsafe” Russian jet interception… again

The US Navy's 6th Fleet reported the interception of one of its P-8A Poseidon maritime patrol aircraft by a Russian Su-35 fighter over the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, for the third time in two months. It denounced the “unsafe and unprofessional” attitude of the Russian pilots....