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2 hrs ago | WTKR-TV Norfolk

Navy confirms sunken wreck is WWII-era cruiser USS Houston

The U.S. Navy has announced that the wreckage of a vessel that sits at the bottom of the Java Sea near Indonesia is "consistent with the identification" of the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston .

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Behind The Killcams - 2 PIECE HITMARKER

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

LAPD Cop: If You Don't Want To Get Shot, Don't Challenge Me

This Cover of 'Girls Just Wanna Have Fun' is Hauntingly Beautiful

6 hrs ago | Sys-Con Media

Orbit International Receives Orders Totaling Approximately $770,000

Orbit's Power Group, through its Behlman Electronics, Inc. subsidiary received a follow-on order for approximately $550,000 for a COTS power supply used in a U.S. Naval anti-submarine and anti-ship surveillance and targeting system.

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10 hrs ago | Eastern Daily Press

Arctic convoy veteran, from Bramerton, receives Ushakov medal

A veteran of the Arctic convoys that took arms and munitions to the north of Russia during the Second World War has received an Ushakov medal to honour his service.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Marine News

Aircraft Carrier Hull Ready for Delivery

A large section of HMS Prince of Wales has been loaded out of its dock hall in Portsmouth ready for delivery to Rosyth for final assembly of the second Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carrier to begin.

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Navy Times

CNO Greenert calls for boosting deployed ship presence

More time forward and more chances to serve in the Pacific and in the Middle East; that's the course the Navy's top officer is setting in his annual 'Navigation Plan' released Tuesday.

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Marine News

Maritime Reporter @ 75: The Daily Cartoon

Maritime Reporter & Engineering News was founded by John J. O'Malley in 1939, and today ranks as the world's largest audited trade publication in the world serving the maritime industry, with a circulation of more than 35,000 worldwide, including ship and boat owners, ship and boat builders, naval architects and marine engineers.

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The Washington Post

Video: The Navya s X-47B reaches a new milestone

The Navy is still finalizing what it wants from a new armed aerial drone that will fly off aircraft carriers to perform a variety of missions.

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CBS Local

Exclusive Video: Colombian Navy Rescues Sick Sailor From Heavy Seas

It's being called a first-of-its-kind rescue in the waters off South America and video of the rescue was obtained exclusively by CBSMiami.com.

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National Public Radio

a U.S. Naval Ship Sunk During World War II Is Identified

Deputy Chief of Mission Kristen Bauer , Capt. Richard Stacpoole , and Marine Lt.

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Newkerala.com

Navy officer's family accepts posthumous Shaurya Chakra

The family of Navy officer Lieutenant Manoranjan Kumar has agreed to accept his posthumous Shaurya Chakra after initially refusing to accept the military decoration.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Marine News

Navy Divers Note USS Houston Grave Site Disturbance

U.S. Navy underwater archeologists, in conjunction with Indonesian Navy divers, have assessed in an interim report that the wrecked vessel surveyed in the Java Sea in June is "consistent with the identification" of the World War II wreck of the cruiser USS Houston , and that divers documented conclusive evidence of a pattern of unauthorized ... (more)

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WVEC-TV Norfolk

Navy ships leaving Hampton Roads forever

Two more Hampton Roads base Navy warships have left for a new homeport--Mayport, Florida--taking some 1,300 sailors and their paychecks with them.

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Defense Tech

Video: Navy Drone Performs Carrier Landing With F/A-18

The Navy launched and landed a carrier-based drone in rapid succession with an F/A-18 fighter jet as part of a series of joint manned and unmanned flight tests aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt Aug. 17 off the coast of Norfolk, Va., service officials said.

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Aerotech News And Review

Northrop Grumman, Navy integrate manned, unmanned flight ops

The flights n the first time manned and unmanned carrier aircraft have operated together in the same carrier controlled landing pattern at the same at the same time n took place in the Eastern Atlantic.

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U.S. Naval Institute

India Commissions First in New Class of Stealthy Destroyer

India's first modern guided missile destroyer formally entered the fleet on Saturday in a formal commissioning ceremony - three years behind schedule, according to local press reports.

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Government Executive

Listening In: The Navy Is Tracking Ocean Sounds Collected by Scientists

In a retired shore station for transpacific communications cables on the western coast of Vancouver Island sits a military computer in a padlocked cage.

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Trend

Iran to put Fateh submarine into operation by late-November

Iranian Navy Commander Habibollah Sayyari announced that the home-made Fateh submarine will join the Navy in late-November.

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Marine News

BAE Systems Awarded Two Navy Contract Modifications

U.S. Department of Defence informs it has awarded two contract modifications to BAE Systems San Diego with a total value of US$21,082,100 for the SRA of USS Howard and USS Ardent, as follows: 1. USS Howard BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair, San Diego, California, is being awarded a $13,684,941 modification to a previously awarded ... (more)

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

DefenceTalk News

Russian Navy Launches First Submarine for Black Sea Fleet

The first in the series of six Varshavyanka-class diesel-electric submarines, built for Crimea-based Black Sea Fleet , will be put in service with the Russian Navy on August 22, a Navy spokesman said on Tuesday.

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Burlington Times News

Remembering the USS Alamance

Every Tar Heel knows about the USS North Carolina - the most decorated battleship of World War II, on public display in Wilmington for more than 50 years now.

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