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Five pirate suspects to face charges in U.S.updated: Tue Apr 13 2010 16:17:00

Five suspected Somali pirates accused of attacking a U.S. Navy ship could be sent to the United States to face criminal proceedings, according to U.S. military officials.

Suspected pirates nabbed after skirmish with U.S. Navy shipupdated: Thu Apr 01 2010 12:48:00

A group of suspected pirates was captured Thursday after attacking a U.S. Navy frigate in the Indian Ocean, according to a statement released by the U.S. Sixth Fleet.

Warrior, boxing championupdated: Thu Mar 04 2010 11:25:00

A U.S. Naval Academy Brigade Boxing Champion talks about what motivates him to climb into the ring.

Military official: U.S. hospital ship in Haiti near capacityupdated: Thu Jan 28 2010 19:53:00

Haitians being treated on a U.S. Navy hospital ship are requiring longer care than expected, forcing the U.S. and other international agencies to scramble for an alternative.

Navy ship accidentally fires on Polish portupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 11:54:00

A crew member aboard a U.S. Navy ship accidentally fired a machine gun into the Polish port city of Gdynia on Wednesday while cleaning the weapon, Navy officials said Friday.

Sub collides with sonar array towed by U.S. Navy shipupdated: Sat Jun 13 2009 14:42:00

In what a U.S. military official calls an "inadvertent encounter," a Chinese submarine hit an underwater sonar array being towed by the destroyer USS John McCain on Thursday.

Warship sunk to create reefupdated: Wed May 27 2009 19:40:00

The USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg was intentionally sunk in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Warship sunk off Florida to create artificial reefupdated: Wed May 27 2009 19:40:00

The USNS General Hoyt S. Vandenberg, a retired U.S. Navy warship, embarked on a sedentary new career Wednesday on the floor of the Gulf of Mexico.

Navy ship outruns pirates, officials sayupdated: Thu May 07 2009 18:17:00

Pirates off the eastern coast of Somalia picked the wrong target this week when they tried to attack a U.S. Navy ship, the Navy said Thursday.

Chinese boats harassed U.S. ship, officials sayupdated: Tue May 05 2009 12:42:00

Two Chinese fishing vessels came "dangerously close" to a U.S. military ship in the Yellow Sea off the coast of China last week -- the fifth such incident in the past few months, two U.S. officials told CNN Tuesday.

Pentagon: U.S. ship harassedupdated: Fri May 01 2009 16:34:00

According to Pentagon officials, Chinese vessels harassed a U.S. Navy ship in international waters.

Captain a 'very brave man'updated: Thu Apr 16 2009 15:11:00

Maersk Alabama crew members applaude the bravery of their captain and say they are proud of the U.S. Navy.

Navy sub commander relieved of duty after collisionupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 14:09:00

The commander of a U.S. Navy submarine that collided with another Navy ship last month has been relieved of duty, according to a U.S. Navy statement issued Tuesday.

3 'phenomenal shots' ended pirate hostage crisisupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 21:48:00

In the end, it was a single moment that brought the hostage crisis to its dramatic finish.

Pirates vow to kill U.S., French sailorsupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 13:48:00

Two pirates in Somalia vowed revenge Monday, after the U.S. military killed three pirates and freed a U.S. ship captain who had been held hostage for several days. American Ship Captain Freed from Somali Piratesupdated: Mon Apr 13 2009 12:52:00

"His courage is a model for all Americans," President Obama says about Capt. Richard P. Phillips

As piracy surges, U.S. warns of dangers off Somali coastupdated: Wed Apr 08 2009 07:59:00

A sudden surge of pirate attacks off the coast of eastern Somalia in recent days has prompted the U.S. military to put out a new alert to mariners, warning of increased danger in the region.

U.S., Japan mobilize for N. Korean launchupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 18:29:00

Japan is mobilizing its missile defense system, and U.S. Navy ships are deploying to the Sea of Japan, as North Korea prepares to launch a rocket that is expected next month, officials said.

N. Korea missile 'a concern'updated: Fri Mar 27 2009 18:29:00

Adm. Mike Mullen says North Korea is on the path to building a missile that would be able to reach the U.S.

U.S. destroyers on move as N. Korea prepares rocket launchupdated: Thu Mar 26 2009 23:03:00

U.S. Navy ships capable of shooting down ballistic missiles are being moved to the Sea of Japan, a Navy spokesman said.

U.S. Navy vessels in Bahrain for evaluation after collisionupdated: Sat Mar 21 2009 17:26:00

A U.S. Navy submarine and a Navy amphibious ship that collided Friday in the Strait of Hormuz south of Iran have arrived in Bahrain to be assessed for damage, the Navy said.

Did China harass Navy ship?updated: Sat Mar 21 2009 00:33:00

The crew aboard a U.S. Navy ship videotape what the Pentagon called harassment from Chinese ships.

Russian planes again fly over U.S. Navy shipsupdated: Thu Mar 19 2009 18:21:00

Russian military aircraft flew just 500 feet over two U.S. Navy ships this week as the ships participated in a joint military exercise with South Korea in the Sea of Japan, according to U.S. military officials.

Pentagon says Chinese vessels harassed U.S. shipupdated: Mon Mar 09 2009 19:09:00

The Pentagon said Monday that Chinese ships harassed a U.S. surveillance ship Sunday in the South China Sea in the latest of several instances of "increasingly aggressive conduct" in the past week.

U.S. Navy captures more suspected pirates off Somaliaupdated: Thu Feb 12 2009 15:04:00

The U.S. Navy arrested nine more suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia Thursday -- the second capture in two days -- after receiving a distress call from an Indian-flagged commercial ship.

U.S.S. Bush commissionedupdated: Sat Jan 10 2009 19:36:00

An aircraft carrier named after former U.S. President George H.W. Bush was commissioned Saturday in Virginia.

USS George H.W. Bush commissionedupdated: Sat Jan 10 2009 19:36:00

An aircraft carrier named after the first President Bush was commissioned Saturday in Norfolk, Virginia.

Child porn investigation catches California lawyerupdated: Tue Dec 23 2008 09:52:00

A lawyer who served in the Clinton administration and more recently was an adviser to California's lieutenant governor pleaded guilty to a child porn charge in a San Diego federal court Monday.

Karzai tours U.S. aircraft carrierupdated: Tue Dec 16 2008 10:51:00

Afghanistan President Hamid Karzai took his first tour of a U.S. aircraft carrier Thursday in the Gulf of Oman to understand U.S. Navy overseas operations, the Navy said Friday.

U.S. ship fires shots toward boats off Somaliaupdated: Wed Sep 24 2008 11:36:00

Security forces aboard a U.S. naval vessel fired warning shots toward two approaching small boats off the Somali coast Tuesday, the U.S. military said Wednesday.

European Court backs UK hacker extraditionupdated: Thu Aug 28 2008 08:58:00

The European Court of Human Rights cleared the way Thursday for the extradition of a British man to the United States, where prosecutors say he hacked into computers at a variety of military installations including the Pentagon, U.S. Navy, and NASA.

U.S. aid arrives in tense Georgiaupdated: Wed Aug 27 2008 12:41:00

Russia defended its recognition of two independence-seeking Georgian provinces as a U.S. ship carrying aid docked in Georgia on Wednesday. US Warship with Aid Reach Georgiaupdated: Sun Aug 24 2008 13:00:00

A U.S. Navy warship carrying humanitarian aid anchored at the Georgian port of Batumi on Sunday

Navy ships wait to deliver aid to Georgiaupdated: Wed Aug 20 2008 17:46:00

The first U.S. military ship carrying humanitarian aid for Georgia is headed to the Black Sea after loading the supplies from a port in Crete on Wednesday, according to U.S. Navy officials.

Navy says sub leaked radiation since 2006updated: Thu Aug 07 2008 12:02:00

A U.S. Navy submarine leaked trace amounts of radioactive water for two years as it made port calls in Japan and other Asian nations, the Navy said Thursday.

U.S. Navy boots captain after fire on carrierupdated: Thu Jul 31 2008 12:12:00

The U.S. Navy fired the captain and executive officer of the aircraft carrier USS George Washington on Wednesday because of a massive fire that damaged the ship in May, Navy officials said.

U.S. cargo ship fires warning shots in Persian Gulf, Navy saysupdated: Fri Apr 25 2008 17:22:00

A U.S.-contracted cargo ship fired warning shots in the Persian Gulf at two small patrol boats believed to be from Iran, U.S. Navy officials said Friday.

Iran denies confrontation at sea with U.S. Navyupdated: Sat Apr 12 2008 07:44:00

Iran denied a report that several of its boats taunted a U.S. Navy vessel in the Persian Gulf on Thursday night, according to IRNA, Iran's official news agency. US Cargo Ship Fires in Suez Canalupdated: Tue Mar 25 2008 11:00:00

An American cargo ship under contract to the U.S. Navy opened fire on a small Egyptian boat while moving through the Suez Canal, the U.S. military said Tuesday

U.S. sailor in custody in Japanupdated: Sat Mar 22 2008 07:37:00

A U.S. sailor sought for information about a taxi driver's killing near a Navy base has been taken into custody and charged with desertion, according to the U.S. Navy.

U.S. Navy ships move closer to Lebanonupdated: Thu Feb 28 2008 20:42:00

The U.S. Navy has moved the guided-missile destroyer USS Cole and other ships to the eastern Mediterranean Sea off Lebanon, Pentagon officials said Thursday.

Russian bomber buzzes U.S. aircraft carrierupdated: Tue Feb 12 2008 07:15:00

American fighter jets intercepted two Russian bombers, one of which buzzed a U.S. aircraft carrier in the western Pacific on Saturday, U.S. military officials told CNN Monday.

Iran's side of the storyupdated: Thu Jan 10 2008 20:55:00

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on the Iranian tape of the sea standoff between the U.S. Navy and Iranian speedboats.

Security for Bush's visitupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 13:21:00

CNN's Atika Shubert looks at security measures for President Bush's visit to Israel and Palestinian territories.

Bush: Iran threatening world peaceupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 13:21:00

Iran has denounced video and audio recordings released by the United States of the two nations' confrontation in the Strait of Hormuz as "fabricated," according to statements carried by state-run television station.

U.S: Confrontation with Iranupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 16:03:00

U.S. officials say Iranian boats harassed U.S. Navy warships in the Strait of Hormuz. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Iranian boats 'harass' U.S. Navy, officials sayupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 16:03:00

Five Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats "harassed and provoked" three U.S. Navy ships early Sunday in international waters, the U.S. military said Monday, calling the encounter a "significant" confrontation.

U.S. F/A-18 fighter jets crash in Persian Gulf updated: Mon Jan 07 2008 15:14:00

Two U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets -- flying off the aircraft carrier USS Harry S. Truman -- crashed Monday night in the Persian Gulf, U.S. Navy officials said. Iranian Boats Harass Navy Shipsupdated: Mon Jan 07 2008 10:25:00

Iranian Revolutionary Guard boats harassed and provoked three U.S. Navy ships in the strategic Strait of Hormuz, officials said Monday

2 U.S. Navy sailors found dead in Ghanaupdated: Tue Jan 01 2008 18:47:00

Two U.S. Navy sailors were found dead Tuesday morning in their hotel room in Tema, Ghana, the Navy said.

China port refusal angers U.S.updated: Fri Nov 30 2007 14:02:00

The U.S. protests China's refusal to allow ships to dock. CNN's John Vause reports.

China tells more U.S. vessels to keep outupdated: Fri Nov 30 2007 14:02:00

China has refused nine U.S. Navy ships and one Air Force jet entry to Hong Kong in the past month, U.S. military officials said Friday.

Iran's Revolutionary Guards patrol Persian Gulf, U.S. saysupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 19:46:00

Iran's Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps has taken command of Iranian naval operations in the Persian Gulf, the U.S. military has revealed.

U.S. lodges protest with Chinaupdated: Thu Nov 29 2007 14:06:00

The government protests Chinese denial of U.S. Navy ships access to the port of Hong Kong. CNN's Jamie McIntyre reports.

China stops U.S. Navy dockingupdated: Tue Nov 27 2007 01:13:00

China spoils a Thanksgiving for hundreds of U.S. sailors and their families. CNN's Barbara Starr reports

Air Force grounds F-15s in Afghanistan after Missouri crashupdated: Mon Nov 05 2007 20:25:00

A mandatory grounding of Air Force F-15s has been expanded to cover those flying combat missions over Afghanistan after a crash in Missouri last week, Air Force officials said Monday.

U.S. Navy faces down piratesupdated: Mon Nov 05 2007 12:44:00

The Navy persuades pirates to abandon fishing boats held since May off Somalia's coast. CNN's Gary Nurenberg reports.

U.S. Navy helps North Koreansupdated: Mon Nov 05 2007 12:40:00

North Korean sailors fight off pirates and call in support from the U.S. Navy. CNN's Barbara Starr reports.

Somali pirates free hostagesupdated: Mon Nov 05 2007 12:40:00

Twenty-four sailors of different nationalities were freed Sunday, about six months after pirates took over their ship off the coast of Somalia, a U.S. military official told CNN. US May Cut Navy in Persian Gulfupdated: Wed Jul 11 2007 12:00:00

After a much-publicized military buildup in the Persian Gulf, the United States is now planning to have only one aircraft carrier in the region for part of this year

CNNMoney: Oil holds near $73updated: Tue Jul 10 2007 06:47:00

Oil prices jumped Tuesday as tensions mounted between Iran and the United States and speculators kept pouring money into energy markets.

U.S. warship can't stop pirates off Somaliaupdated: Wed Jun 06 2007 10:08:00

A U.S. Navy warship fired shots at pirates who had hijacked a Danish-flagged cargo ship off the coast of Somalia but was unsuccessful in blocking the piracy, according to Navy officials. Talking to Iran -- or Talking War?updated: Tue May 29 2007 10:50:00

The U.S. and Iran meet on Monday for the first time since the Iraq war. But the background noise is growing more bellicose

CNNMoney: Oil rises as U.S. warships enter Gulfupdated: Wed May 23 2007 10:18:00

Oil prices rose Wednesday as U.S. naval action off the Iranian coast outweighed a domestic inventory report showing a large build in gasoline supplies and higher refinery activity.

U.S. warships in Gulf for trainingupdated: Wed May 23 2007 07:37:00

In one of the largest, most visible war games America has staged in the Persian Gulf since the start of the Iraq war, two U.S. aircraft carriers and seven other warships cruised near the Iranian coast Wednesday.

Blue Angels jet crashes during air show, killing aviatorupdated: Sat Apr 21 2007 16:51:00

The family of the pilot killed Saturday watched as his F/A-18 Hornet crashed in a neighborhood during a U.S. Navy Blue Angels precision-flying team air show, Lt. Commander Anthony Walley said Saturday.

Webb: GOP has lost 'moral high ground'updated: Mon Jan 29 2007 08:34:00

Sen. Jim Webb, the newly arrived Democrat from Virginia, has quickly become one of President Bush's most outspoken critics on the Iraq war, blasting the administration for its handling of the conflict and charging that the new troop-level plan is ill-conceived.

U.S. picks up missing jet signalupdated: Thu Jan 25 2007 07:50:00

A U.S. Navy ship has picked up signals from the flight data recorder and the cockpit voice recorder of an Indonesian plane that crashed on New Year's Day, killing all 102 people on board, the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta said.

U.S. sub collides with Japan shipupdated: Mon Jan 08 2007 21:32:00

A U.S. submarine has collided with a Japanese merchant vessel, a senior U.S. Navy official told CNN.

Monday, January 8updated: Mon Jan 08 2007 03:01:00

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- A U.S. submarine collided with a Japanese oil tanker late Monday, U.S. and Japanese officials said.

'Pierre Salinger Syndrome' and the TWA 800 conspiraciesupdated: Wed Jul 12 2006 12:07:00

Bolstered by eyewitness accounts and the Internet, the explosion of TWA Flight 800 off the coast of New York 10 years ago spawned a slew of sinister conspiracy theories, most notably the belief that a missile from a U.S. Navy ship was responsible.

At least 51 die in Bahrain ferry accidentupdated: Thu Mar 30 2006 17:08:00

At least 63 passengers were rescued -- and the bodies of 51 others recovered -- after a passenger ferry carrying about 135 people on a company outing capsized and sank Thursday night in a narrow channel off the Bahrain coast, officials said.

U.S. Navy, suspected pirates clashupdated: Sat Mar 18 2006 12:37:00

Two U.S. Navy ships skirmished with a group of suspected pirates off the coast of Somalia Saturday, killing one and wounding five, the Navy said.

'Hacker' held over U.S. Navy breachupdated: Mon Jan 16 2006 10:56:00

An 18-year-old suspected Spanish hacker who allegedly breached the top-secret computer security of a U.S. Navy base in San Diego has been arrested, according to the Spanish Civil Guard.

Germany frees killer of U.S. diverupdated: Tue Dec 20 2005 08:09:00

A Hezbollah militant sentenced to life in Germany for murdering a U.S. Navy diver during the 1985 hijacking of a U.S. jetliner has been freed, officials said.

Remains of Pearl Harbor victim 'X-2' get a name updated: Sat Dec 17 2005 09:09:00

Remains of a U.S. Navy sailor who was listed as missing in action after Japan's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor have been identified and will be returned to his family, the Department of Defense said.

Transcript of Bush speechupdated: Wed Nov 30 2005 10:37:00

President George Bush delivered remarks Wednesday on the war in Iraq. Following is a transcript of his address at the U.S. Naval Academy.

Original Blue Angel pilot dies at age 86updated: Fri Aug 12 2005 00:57:00

A man whose pioneering flying career with the U.S. Navy began in the age of biplanes and ended in the jet age has died. Retired Navy Capt. Roy "Butch" Voris, an original Blue Angel, died at his home in Monterey, California. He was 86.

Perot running mate Stockdale dies at 81updated: Tue Jul 05 2005 22:00:00

Retired Vice Adm. James Stockdale, a former prisoner of war and Ross Perot's running mate for president in 1992, died Tuesday at 81, the Navy announced.

Business 2.0: Secrets for Selling to the Idle Richupdated: Fri Apr 01 2005 00:01:00

Say "televised home shopping" and many consumers think of tacky baubles and B-list celebrities hawking uninspired fashions. But in May 2003, entrepreneurs Michael Reinstein and Brian Kelly launched...

Officials: U.S. submarine hit undersea mountainupdated: Mon Jan 10 2005 02:58:00

The U.S. Navy submarine accident that killed one sailor and injured 24 others occurred when the vessel -- traveling at high speed -- hit an undersea mountain head-on, Pentagon officials said Monday.

U.S. Navy helicopter crashes in Indonesiaupdated: Sun Jan 09 2005 21:23:00

A U.S. Navy helicopter participating in tsunami relief efforts crashed on approach to the airfield at Banda Aceh early Monday, with all 10 aboard suffering minor injuries, a Navy spokesman said.

U.S. carrier collides with boatupdated: Fri Jul 23 2004 08:53:00

The aircraft carrier USS John F. Kennedy has collided with an unidentified dhow while on patrol in the Arabian Gulf, the U.S. Navy said.

India buys Russia aircraft carrierupdated: Tue Jan 20 2004 06:24:00

India has signed a $1.5 billion deal to buy a used Russian aircraft carrier and Russian fighter jets.

Fortune: Build To Order: One Aircraft Carrier Here's why it takes more than seven years to make the world's most complicated manufacturedupdated: Mon Jul 22 2002 00:01:00

It's the most technologically challenging, toughest-to-manufacture product. It delivers more striking power than the combined navy and air forces of most nations. It's the nuclear-powered, Nimitz-c...

Fortune: THE DIRIGIBLE DOWN UNDERupdated: Mon Dec 17 1990 00:01:00

It's salvage time for David Packard. The Hewlett-Packard co-founder and chairman not only is taking a more active role at the company (yearly profits are down 11%) but also is trying to raise somet...

Fortune: A FLATTOP IS BORN AGAIN By ripping apart and rebuilding the old supercarrier Independence, the Navy hopes to double its life andupdated: Mon Sep 14 1987 00:01:00

ANYONE who has had a car rebuilt can relate to the U.S. Navy's overhaul program for aircraft carriers at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard. The ships admittedly are bigger and more complex -- their g...

Money Magazine: Spying's Dirty Little Secret Today Adam Smith's Invisible Hand -- not sex or ideology -- is stealing U.S. secretsupdated: Wed Jul 01 1987 00:01:00

It says a lot about today's espionage that one of the two paper trails that made the case against convicted spies Jonathan Jay Pollard and his wife Anne was left by their American Express Card. The...

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