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USS Bonhomme Richard On Fire At Naval Base San Diego After An Explosion, 21 Injured

USS Bonhomme Richard On Fire At Naval Base San Diego After An Explosion, 21 Injured

Details remain limited, but the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) is burning pier-side at Naval Base San Diego. There are reports of 21 injured, including 17 sailors and 4 civilians. The 21 injuries were reported as non-life-threatening and all victims are in stable condition at area hospitals. …

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U.S. Planning To Buy 22 Retired Swiss F-5E/F Tiger Fighter Jets For Around $40 Million

U.S. Planning To Buy 22 Retired Swiss F-5E/F Tiger Fighter Jets For Around $40 Million

U.S. Navy representatives and the Swiss defense procurement agency, known as Armasuisse, discussed the deal for the procurement of 22 Retired Swiss F-5E/F Tiger Fighter Jets For Around $40 Million. U.S. lawmakers are close to finalizing the Pentagon’s budget for 2020. The $738-billion National Defense Authorization Act should allow the …

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Navy Testing Next-gen Advanced Arresting Gear System For Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck

Navy Testing Next-gen Advanced Arresting Gear System For Ford-Class Aircraft Carrier Flight Deck

A US Navy’s T-45C Goshawk began Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) performance testing at the Runway Arrested Landing Site (RALS) located at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, New Jersey, according to a picture released on August 27. The new advanced arresting gear system, or AAG, will replace the traditional arresting cable on the …

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Russian Su-27 pilot used his mobile phone to record footage of US Navy P-8A Poseidon intercept

Russian Su-27 pilot used his mobile phone to record footage of US Navy P-8A Poseidon intercept

The Russian Defence Ministry on Friday said that it scrambled a Sukhoi Su-27 fighter aircraft to intercept a US P-8A Poseidon reconnaissance jet heading towards the Russian airspace over the Black Sea. “A Su-27 fighter jet as part of the Southern Military District’s air defences was scrambled to intercept the …

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US Navy sub commander was sacked for hiring 10 hookers while on deployment in Philippines

Cmdr. Travis W. Zettel, commanding officer of the Los Angeles-class fast-attack submarine USS Bremerton (SSN 698), salutes sideboys during a change of command ceremony on Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael H. Lee Captain Travis Zettel the commander of the nuclear-powered attack …

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