Tag: US navy

  • Floating Base

    In a major addition to the enlarged presence of American forces in the Persian Gulf designed as a counter to Iran, a newly converted US Navy transport ship has arrived in waters […]

  • US Navy Drone Crashes

    A US Navy drone crashed into marshland in Maryland on Monday during a routine training flight. Smoke was seen rising from brush fires in an unpopulated area near a tributary […]

  • Panetta urges naval strength in Asia

    Mr Panetta said US naval strength should be enhanced in the Asia-Pacific region Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has emphasised the importance of a strong US naval presence in Asia, on […]

  • Maritime Batmobile

    The U.S. military already has an unmanned batwing and Batman-style utility belts. So it only makes sense that the defense industry would try to sell the Navy on a batboat. […]

  • US Navy Goes Green

    According to US Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus, “Having energy independence in the United States is one of the most important things we can do from a security standpoint.” […]

  • Naval Gazing

    The US Navy has developed advanced software that flags high risk pirate attack zones. The programme takes weather, known pirate locations, vulnerable shipping routes and past history into consideration. Thousands […]

  • US Actions

    The US Navy is believed to have killed four alleged pirates who were attempting to hijack a Dr Peters-owned VLCC. The 306,500-dwt “Artemis Glory” (built 2006) came under attacked at […]

  • Game On

    To fight piracy the U.S. Navy has now added a new weapon. They have turned to a “World of Warcraft”-like multiplayer game called MMOWGLI. The game brings experts from around […]

  • US Navy’s Indian Ocean Folly?

    US Navy’s Indian Ocean Folly? By James Holmes & Toshi Yoshihara From The Diplomat Maritime strategy seems increasingly focused on the Indian Ocean and Persian Gulf. It risks leaving the […]

  • Railgun Record

    The US Navy blew away a world record last week at the Naval Surface Warfare Center in Dahlgren, Virginia when they successfully fired their new electromagnetic cannon. The experimental cannon is capable […]