Category: Navy

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Defective fuel tube caused September USMC F-35 crash in South Carolina

A failed fuel tube caused the first crash of an F-35 jet in September of last year, U.S. government investigators said in a report issued this week. “An investigation determined a manufacturing defect caused...

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Ukrainian and UK Ships Hold Joint Drills in Black Sea

Ukraine’s Pryluky missile boat and the Echo hydrographic survey ship of the UK Royal Navy have conducted joint military drills in the Black Sea, the press service of the Ukrainian Navy said on Friday....

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As Venezuela tensions mount, US to deploy hospital ship to region

As tensions with Venezuela mount, the United States is planning to announce on Tuesday the deployment of a military hospital ship to the region, U.S. officials say, in the latest sign of the Pentagon’s...

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Satellite Images show construction on China’s third and largest aircraft carrier – analysts

Construction of China’s first full-sized aircraft carrier is well under way, according to satellite images obtained and analyzed by a U.S. think tank. The images from April, provided to Reuters by the Center for...

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US Navy introducing guidelines for pilots to report UFO sightings

Secretive program tracked UFOs for 5 years Washington (CNN) Navy pilots who think they may have seen unidentified flying objects will now have a detailed means of reporting unexplainable events so the military can...

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U.S. Air Force Plans to Arm Stealth F-35s, F-15s and F-16s with the Ultimate Weapon

Advances in computer power, processing speed and AI are rapidly changing the scope of what platforms are able to perform without needing human intervention. The Air Force and DARPA are now testing new hardware...

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Second F/A-18C jet from USS Ronald Reagan crashes in less than a month

A warplane from the aircraft career USS Ronald Reagan crashed into the sea northeast of the Philippines on Monday, but its two aviators were rescued safely. The U.S. Navy’s 7th Fleet said the F/A-18...

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All the New Tech From China’s Big Air Show (Zhuhai Air Show 2018)

The biennial Zhuhai arms expo is a chance for Chinese defense contractors to show off their newest weapons.   China’s 2018 Zhuhai Air Show is off and running, showing off some intriguing new weapon...

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Iran continues to return grounded jets to airworthy status

It is now 39 years since the revolution that removed the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, from his throne. The removal of US support and the imposition of sanctions made it hard for...

A French Naval Rafale receives fuel from a 908th Expeditionary Air Refueling Squadron KC-10 0

Russian Sukhoi fighters intercepted French Rafales and US KC-10 Extender over Syria

An unofficial Instagram account of Russian pilot posted a video showing intercept of a couple of French Rafale fighter jets with a U.S. Air Force KC-10 Extender aircraft that flying over Syria. The author of the post claims...