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San Diego Fleet Week Sea & Air Parade this Sep. 10-15th is the first of it’s kind since 8 years ago…

Fleet Week Sea & Air Parade San Diego Bay San Diego, CA 92101 https://www.fleetweeksandiego.org/events/the-port-of-san-diego-sea-air-parade/ Region: Downtown Date: September 10 – September 15, 2016 Time: 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM Price: Free VIP – $150 Venue: San Diego Bay Follow Us … Continue reading

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Rear Admiral Dixon Smith, USN Explains The Importance of the port of San Diego to the US Navy

Rear Admiral Dixon Smith, USN. Rear Admiral Dixon Smith, Commander of the Navy Region Southwest USN talks about the importance of the Navy’s presence in San Diego.

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China Responds to US’s Pacific Pivot

Beijing: China will intensify its vigilance, but not lash out, after the United States announced it will shift most of its warships to the Asia-Pacific region by 2020, media reported on Sunday. People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Lieutenant General Ren Haiquan’s … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy’s X-47B Air Vehicle System in Focus

Back in November the U.S. Navy craned an X-47B, officially labeled an “unmanned combat air system,” aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN 75) for the drone’s first carrier-based testing. And nothing says “brave new world” like the thought of … Continue reading

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How the U.S. Navy Plans on Defending Itself Against China’s Dong Feng 21D Carrier-Killer Missile

China has developed a missile that would turn an aircraft carrier into a two-billion-dollar hulk of twisted metal, flame, and dead sailors. Publicly, the U.S. Navy downplays its importance. Privately, the sailors are working out several different options to kill … Continue reading

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Once again, US Navy rescues Iranian fishermen

ARABIAN SEA (January 18, 2012)- The guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey came to the rescue of a sinking Iranian fishing dhow in the Arabian Sea early Wednesday morning. An MH-60R Seahawk helicopter spotted the sinking dhow at 7:53 a.m. All but … Continue reading

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U.S. Navy Frees Iranian Boat w/ Crew that were Hijacked for 45 days from Somali Pirates

ARABIAN SEA (Jan. 5, 2012) The guided-missile destroyer USS Kidd (DDG 100) responded to a distress call from the master of the Iranian-flagged fishing dhow Al Molai, who stated he was held captive by pirates. Kidd’s visit, board, search and … Continue reading

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The first “cruise” flight of the U.S. Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstration aircraft

The first “cruise” flight (first official flight test was in February 2011) of the U.S. Navy’s X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstration aircraft. During this flight, conducted Sept. 30, 2011 flight, the aircraft’s landing gear was raised and lowered for … Continue reading

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The Navy’s Tomahawk Cruise Missile marks it’s 2,000th Combat Launch today…

The Navy is officially celebrating the 2,000th combat launch of the venerable Tomahawk cruise missile. The actual launch happened aboard the destroyer USS Barry off the coast of Libya on March 19 as part of Operation Odyssey Dawn aimed at taking … Continue reading

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