Navy Tests MQ-8C Fire Scout Unmanned Aircraft System – VIDEO
The U.S. Navy held the inaugural test flight of its upgraded MQ-8C Fire Scout Unmanned Aircraft System, engineered to perform intel and recon missions.
John Spence, Pioneer of Underwater Warfare, Dies at 95
After the attack on Pearl Harbor, John Spence was recruited to initiate underwater warfare training with the Office of Strategic Services.
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Navy Testing SSTD Torpedo Defense
The Navy is gearing up for deployment of its SSTD (Surface Ship Torpedo Defense) System—designed to protect carriers by intercepting incoming torpedoes.
Zumwalt Class “Stealth” Destroyer Hits the Water
Zumwalt—the largest U.S. Navy destroyer ever built—is on time and on budget. Its big gun, stealthy silhouette and new features make it a formidable package.
UK MoD Seeks Input on Preservation of HMS Illustrious
Wanna buy an aircraft carrier? HMS Illustrious is due to retire in late 2014
Russia Sending Warships to Mediterranean
Russia is now sending two warships to Mediterranean region, but Moscow denies it was beefing up its naval force there as Western powers prepare for military action against Syria. A…
INDIA UNVEILS DOMESTICALLY PRODUCED AIRCRAFT CARRIER
The carrier INS Vikrant, meaning courageous, is a 37,500-ton aircraft carrier unveiled at a shipyard in Kochi in southern India. The warship, built in India, will undergo extensive tests in…
U.S. Fleet Could Dramatically Decrease to a Mere 8 Carriers
As U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel begins to talk specifics about upcoming cuts, the once-unthinkable idea of an eight-carrier fleet could become a reality. And it’s not just about…
Iran to Bolster Domestically Produced Warship Fleet
Traffic in the Strait of Hormuz could get a little heavier in the coming months, as Iranian officials claim to be on the verge of unveiling domestically produced naval warships.…