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New Navy destroyer-fired laser will change maritime war

When the Navy is ready to deploy a new 60kw ship-fired laser weapon from a destroyer later this year, maritime attack strategy and tactics will enter new dimensions of massive warfare on the open seas.

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Top Navy official: Sailor burnout a concern amid COVID-19 crisis

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Mike Gilday told NBC News the pandemic has forced ships to remain at sea for longer periods of time.

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The Navy needs to fix itself because it keeps screwing up

If all of the military services were baseball teams, the Navy would be the 1962 Mets – a team so bad that columnist Jimmy Breslin wrote a book about them called, "Can't Anybody Here Play This Game?"

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Senators seek answers from Navy on human trafficking by sailors in Bahrain

The query comes after a series of Military Times stories about sailor trafficking on the Middle Eastern island.

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This aviator just became the US Navy's first Black female fighter pilot

"Very proud of LTJG [Madeline] Swegle," a senior Navy official wrote. "Go forth and kick butt."

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Tinder, Sailor, Hooker, Pimp: The U.S. Navy’s sex trafficking scandal in Bahrain

NCIS probes revealed evidence that U.S. sailors were housing prostitutes in their apartments, seizing the women’s passports and taking a cut of their earnings ― profiting from the sex trade that services shipmates in Bahrain.

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Israeli and US Military Bands Come Together Online to Play ‘Hatikvah’ for Holocaust Survivor

Photo: Screenshot. With Israeli Independence Day and the anniversary of the liberation of the Dachau concentration camp coinciding on Wednesday, …

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US Navy evacuates over 80% of USS Theodore Roosevelt crew as nearly 600 carrier sailors test positive for coronavirus

The carrier's former captain had pleaded with the Navy to take decisive action and evacuate most of the crew ashore.

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Next U.S. Navy aircraft carrier to be named after African American Pearl Harbor hero

Instead of presidents or admirals, an enlisted sailor will be honored when the USS Doris Miller is christened

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Anguish and Anger From the Navy SEALs Who Turned In Edward Gallagher

Video interviews and group texts obtained by The Times show men describing their platoon leader in grim terms.

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The Weekly | Confidential Videos Show Why Navy SEALs Reported Edward Gallagher

Watch never-before-released video and confidential interviews with the Navy SEALs who accused Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher of war crimes.

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Construction begins on USNS Harvey Milk

Construction will begin on a Navy vessel that will bear the name of LGBTQ activist Harvey Milk.

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Did a Navy command retaliate against this junior sailor for reporting misconduct?

A petty officer reported drug and alcohol abuse among her leaders.

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Navy SEAL To Plead Not Guilty To War Crimes, Including Killing ISIS Teen

Nineteen-year veteran Edward Gallagher will stand trial on war crimes charges, including premeditated murder, that prosecutors say he committed while serving in Iraq.

History | History

Spectacular photos of the US Navy's most powerful battleship ever

This is the USS Iowa, the first of the largest, most powerful battleship class ever in the United States Navy, equipped with nine 16-inch (406mm) guns that could fire nuclear shells—the only American ship in history with this capability. This photo seri