ARTA BEACH, Djibouti (Sept. 17, 2018)

Sailors assigned to Assault Craft Unit 5 direct a landing craft air cushion onto Arta Beach, Djibouti, during Theater Amphibious Combat Rehearsal (TACR) 18. Led by Naval Amphibious Force, Task Force 51/5th Marine Expeditionary Brigade, TACR integrates U.S. Navy and Marine Corps assets to practice…

MANAMA, Bahrain (Sept. 13, 2018)

Chief Logistics Specialist Suzette Loy, left, pins anchors onto Chief Logistics Specialist Josianne Thompson during a chief petty officer pinning ceremony at Naval Support Activity Bahrain. Sixty-eight Sailors from U.S. Naval Forces Central Command, Naval Support Activity Bahrain, and commands located throughout the U.S. 5th…

France’s New Nuclear Powered Stealth Submarine Is a Killer Here Is All We Know

The second new capability on the SSNs is the ability to insert small teams of special forces onto land, which could come in handy in France’s counterterrorism operations in places like North Africa. In addition, the vessels are reportedly being built to accommodate unmanned underwater…

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (July 25, 2018)

Soldiers from the 11th Transportation Battalion drive their vehicle onto Utah Beach at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek – Fort Story after disembarking from an Improved Navy Lighterage System (INLS) causeway ferry while participating in exercise Trident Sun 18. Trident Sun 18 is a maritime…

China’s Electromagnetic Railgun Progress Goes into Overdrive

The Chinese navy plans to equip an electromagnetic railgun onto a second type of surface warfare vessel, before the United States Navy puts such a weapon on one ship, according to a US intelligence report cited by CNBC last week. In February, the People’s Liberation…

Engine Maintenance

Airmen move an engine into place before placing it back onto a C-130H Hercules in Mansfield Ohio, May 10, 2018. The airmen are assigned to the 179th Airlift Wing Maintenance. Air National Guard photo by Capt. Paul Stennett VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Engine Maintenance http://www.defense.gov/graphics/DODc-small.gif