Russia has dispatched an intelligence gathering ship to the Caribbean Sea that is being closely monitored by the Pentagon, according to defense officials.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The commanding officers of two U.S. Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions last year in the Pacific Ocean face courts-martial and military criminal charges including negligent homicide, the U.S. Navy said in a statement on Tuesday.
Vice Adm. Thomas Rowden, commander of Naval Surface Forces, warned Tuesday in one of his last public addresses in his position that the Navy either needs “more ships” or “fewer obligations” to give the service the necessary time to make several key changes.
Enthusiasm for the annual Army-Navy football game is spilling over from the football field to the Pentagon.
The U.S. Navy has wasted roughly $4 billion in taxpayer money over the past six years due to the repeated failure by Congress to pass a budget that fully funds the military, the secretary of the service said Monday.
Argentina’s Navy has called off its search for the missing ARA San Juan crew members, acknowledging the diminished chance of finding anyone alive.
The debriefing was as vicious as you’d expect it to be, the Navy commander methodic in his dissection of one of the greatest failures in military history. The massive loss of life and strategic capabilities were inevitable once the officers of history’s greatest military force allowed large sections of the region to “develop into a safe haven” for lawlessness and terrorism, “the perfect environment to allow a rebellion to grow.”
Hope is dwindling for the 44 crew members aboard Argentina’s missing submarine, the ARA San Juan, which reported a fire in its final message, according to new reports.
TOKYO (Reuters) — A U.S. Navy transport plane carrying 11 people crashed in the Philippine Sea south of Japan on Wednesday as it flew to the aircraft carrier the Ronald Reagan, the U.S. Seventh Fleet said.
The USS Benfold (DDG-65) was involved in a collision near Japan on Saturday with a Japanese commercial tug boat.