Sailors To 'Shoot Magical Spells' In Navy-Funded Video Game Training

Defense | Anders Hagstrom
Halo 3 - Tree Chief; Photo by Brian on Flickr (http://bit.ly/1L6FiCc)
Get into the Navy by playing more video games

Trump's 'Armada' Faces Setback As Navy Fighter Crashes At Sea

World | Ryan Pickrell
An F/A-18E Super Hornet from the "Kestrels" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 137 takes off from the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson (CVN 70) transiting the South China Sea April 10, 2017. Picture taken April 10, 2017. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Sean M. Castellano/Handout via REUTERS

Pilot ejected safely

Lawmakers Try To Save Critical Military Assets From Wind Turbines

Energy | Andrew Follett
Satellite dishes and wind turbines (Shutterstock/ Dariush M)

Wind turbines can endanger pilots and hamper radar

EXCLUSIVE: Deployed US Navy Has A Pregnancy Problem, And It's Getting Worse

Politics | Richard Pollock
The Nimitz-class aircraft carriers USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74), and USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) (rear) conduct dual aircraft carrier strike group operations in the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations in support of security and stability in the Indo-Asia-Pacific in Philippine Sea on June 18, 2016. Courtesy Jake Greenberg/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

‘The military has been tight lipped about these numbers’

SEAL Unit Signals Support For Trump

US | Jacob Bojesson

‘Unauthorized’

Navy Commander Suggests China's Ships Can't 'Fight Their Way Out Of A Wet Paper Bag'

National Security | Ryan Pickrell
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy stand guard in the Spratly Islands, known in China as the Nansha Islands, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

‘Will rock anything’ China throws at us

US Carrier Nowhere In Sight As Chinese Carrier Drills In South China Sea

World | Ryan Pickrell
China's first aircraft carrier, which was renovated from an old aircraft carrier that China bought from Ukraine in 1998, is seen docked at Dalian Port, in Dalian, Liaoning province September 22, 2012. Picture taken September 22, 2012. REUTERS/Stringer

China’s navy has been busy lately

China Holds First Underwater Drone Symposium Two Days After Snatching US Naval Drone

Tech | Ryan Pickrell
Soldiers of China's People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy stand guard in the Spratly Islands, known in China as the Nansha Islands, February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Stringer

‘Underwater drones are one of the most promising hi-technologies in marine observation’

China Agrees To Return US Drone Unlawfully Seized In The South China Sea

World | Ryan Pickrell
The People's Republic of China flag and the U.S. Stars and Stripes fly along Pennsylvania Avenue near the U.S. Capitol during Chinese President Hu Jintao's state visit in Washington, DC, U.S. on January 18, 2011. REUTERS/Hyungwon Kang/File Photo

Blasts U.S. for ‘hyping up’ the incident

China On Stolen US Drone: 'If We Need To Take It, We'll Take It, America Can't Stop Us'

World | Ryan Pickrell
National flags of U.S. and China wave in front of an international hotel in Beijing February 4, 2010. Relations between China and the United States will be tested this year by a range of issues, including currency rates, trade, Internet censorship, human rights, the Dalai Lama and arms sales to Taiwan. REUTERS/Jason Lee

‘When the dragon awakes, everything around it becomes food’

US Navy Commissions Biggest, Most Expensive Destroyer Ever

National Security | Thomas Phippen
USS Zumwalt ports briefli in Rhode Island before heading to its commissioning ceremony. Photo: U.S. Navy/James E. Foehl

‘If Batman had a ship, it would be the USS Zumwalt’

Guess Which Branch Is The Fattest In The Military

National Security | Thomas Phippen
Army MWR Provides 'Fitness Anywhere' Kits for Deployed Soldiers Photo: Tim Hipps/U.S. Army June 11, 2008 Sgt. Wes Bard does the TRX side plank with floor taps exercise during a suspension training train-the-trainer clinic adjacent to Cleland Ice Rink on Fort Bragg, N.C.

‘The Army has strict physical fitness requirements’

All Sailors Must Undergo Transgender Training By July 2017

US | Jonah Bennett
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus delivers remarks at the Pentagon's Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Pride month ceremony at the Pentagon

‘This training will emphasize policies and expectations of personal behavior’

Trump Outlines Plan To Make America's Military Great Again

Defense | Russ Read
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks at the Union League of Philadelphia in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

‘We will make America strong again, we will make America safe again and we will make America great again’

Navy Admirals Brush Aside Biggest Worry Of Modern Naval Combat

National Security | Ryan Pickrell
A combined formation of aircraft from Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 5 and Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 pass in formation above the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) in the Philippine Sea on June 18, 2016. Courtesy Steve Smith/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS

Soviet threat greater new China threat

US Navy To Name Ship After Gay Rights Icon Harvey Milk

Defense | Blake Neff
A thank you note and two roses are seen on a bust of former San Francisco Supervisor and gay rights pioneer Harvey Milk in San Francisco City Hall in San Francisco, California June 26, 2015. REUTERS/Elijah Nouvelage/File Photo

Navy has ‘tended to be homophobic.’

Iran Tries to Provoke Confrontation With US Navy On High Seas

World | Saagar Enjeti
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei waves as he arrives to address workers in Tehran, Iraq, April 27, 2016. Leader.ir/Handout via REUTERS

They seem to want war despite the deal

US Navy Obscures The True Cost Of Its 'Green Fleet'

Energy | Michael Bastasch
visit of US navy 7th Fleet flagship in the russia Vladivostok near the russian frigate (Credit: Maxim Tupikov/Shutterstock)

‘It is petroleum fuel with an expensive additive’

Navy Report: Mission That Led To Capture Of US Sailors Was A Systemic Failure

Defense | Russ Read

Crews were ‘derelict’ in performing their duties

Check Out The Navy's Latest SUPER Explosive New Toy

US | Anders Hagstrom
The Virginia-class USS North Dakota submarine is seen during bravo sea trials in this U.S. Navy handout picture

‘Unmatched in its ability’