Navy

U.S. Navy ‘Destroyed’ Iranian Drone in Strait of Hormuz

'This is the latest of many provocative and hostile actions by Iran against vessels operating in international waters'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump said on Thursday that a U.S. Navy ship had "destroyed" an Iranian drone in the Strait of Hormuz after the aircraft threatened the ship, in the latest incident in the Gulf.

Iran’s Revolutionary Guards Seize Foreign Tanker

Attacks on tankers near the Strait of Hormuz have unsettled crucial shipping lanes

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran said on Thursday it had seized a foreign tanker smuggling fuel in the Gulf, and the U.S. military commander in the region said the United States would work "aggressively" to ensure free passage of vessels through the vital waterway.

China Mobilizes DF-26 Missiles in Response to Warship Passage

Nuclear, intermediate-range anti-ship missiles shown on television after Navy warship sails S. China Sea

Military vehicles carrying DF-26 ballistic missiles participate in a military paradeChina has mobilized nuclear-capable intermediate-range missiles in response to the passage of a Navy warship near disputed islands in the South China Sea this week, according to state-run Chinese media.

Federal Investigators: Mapping Apps Are Endangering U.S. Troops

U.S. Office of Special Counsel faults Navy leaders for failing to warn troops, act to mitigate hacking threats

The government's top watchdog agency on Tuesday warned President Donald Trump and Congress that two war-fighting mapping applications widely used in combat, and disseminated to U.S. allies, have made U.S. troops vulnerable to cyberattacks by Russia, China, and other hostile actors.