The U.S. Navy’s newest $13 billion aircraft carrier is still not ready for combat because of mechanical delays that have already put it two years behind schedule, according to the Pentagon’s top weapons tester.
China announced Monday that it will close off part of the South China Sea for military drills this week, just days after an international arbitration court ruled that Beijing’s disputed claims to the strategic waterway are invalid.
The Department of Defense issued new policy guidelines that will allow service academy athletes to pursue professional sports careers immediately after graduation instead of first requiring two years of service.
Iran’s elite Revolutionary Guard Corps on Monday dispatched five military vessels to monitor a U.S. warship hosting one of America’s top generals on a day trip through the Strait of Hormuz, coming as close as 500 yards (meters).
Russia has stationed a spy ship off the coast of Hawaii to monitor the Rim of the Pacific military exercises, the U.S. Navy confirmed Thursday.
Russia’s Defense Ministry on Tuesday accused a U.S. guided missile destroyer of coming “dangerously close” to a Russian warship and violating international rules aimed at preventing collisions at sea.
The Marine Corps is eliminating the job title “basic infantryman” along with 18 others and replacing them with terms that are gender neutral.
A pilot with the U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels squadron was killed when his F/A-18 jet crashed Thursday afternoon in Smyrna, Tennessee, the Naval Air Forces confirmed.
The U.S. Marine Corps introduced its new tattoo policy Thursday, maintaining the ban on Marines inking their necks or donning full sleeves.
The U.S. Navy is suffering from an inability to deploy ships to key international conflict zones due to rising maintenance issues on an aging fleet, that is increasingly being sidelined for lengthy repairs, according to military experts and a new government investigation.