US Navy

Iran builds another fake US aircraft carrier to practice blowing it up

US-Iran tensions grew in May 2019 when Iran mined ships and shot down a US drone.

US army says China using coronavirus as cover for territory claims

"Through the course of the COVID crisis we saw a surge of maritime activity,"

By REUTERS
05/06/2020
An SH-60 Sea Hawk flies over the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer during a vertical reple
US ship back at sea after virus outbreak and captain fired

The massive carrier was sidelined for about 10 weeks because of the outbreak which infected a fifth of its 5,000 sailors.

By REUTERS
05/06/2020
A woman displays a "Free Iran" sticker as thousands of Iranian opponents in exile stage a protest ag
American detained in Iran since 2018 freed, on his way home, family says

Michael White had been released from an Iranian prison in mid-March on medical furlough but was held in Iran under Swiss custody.

By REUTERS
05/06/2020
Two Russian Su-35 aircraft unsafely intercept a P-8A Poseidon patrol aircraft of U.S. 6th Fleet
Russian pilots intercept US Navy aircraft for 3rd time in 2 months - WATCH

All three incidents in the past two months have taken place in international airspace over the eastern Mediterranean.

27/05/2020
Active shooter reported at Texas naval air base

Close to an hour after announcing lockdown, the base reported the shooter had been neutralized.

An SH-60 Sea Hawk flies over the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer during a vertical reple
US Navy recommends reinstating fired captain of coronavirus-hit ship

Meanwhile at least 18 sailors aboard a US Navy destroyer have tested positive for the new coronavirus.

By REUTERS
24/04/2020
An SH-60 Sea Hawk flies over the U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship USS Boxer during a vertical reple
Trump to US Navy: Destroy Iranian ships if they harass us at sea

Tensions between Iran and the United States increased earlier this year after the United States killed Qassem Soleimani, the head of Iran’s elite Quds Force, in a drone strike in Iraq.

By REUTERS
22/04/2020
A SU-35 military jet performs during the opening of the MAKS-2009 international air show in Russia
Russian pilots intercept US Navy aircraft for second time in 4 days

The Russian Ministry of Defense claims that the US aircraft was heading toward the Khmeimim Air Base in Latakia, Syria where Russian troops and equipment are stationed

20/04/2020
To contain coronavirus, US Navy to deploy hospital ships

The hospital ships were one of the few suggestions some analysts have made when discussing what the US Armed Forces could do to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.

17/03/2020
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