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Former Navy sailor pardoned by Trump files lawsuit against Obama administration

A former US Navy submariner has filed a lawsuit alleging that Obama administration officials denied him equal protection under the law, and went easy on Hillary Clinton for the same offenses. 31-year-old Kristian Saucier served a year in federal prison for taking photographs of classified sections of the submarine he worked on. In the suit, filed in Albany, New York, ...

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Russian navy unveils plan for specialized military police

Russian Defense ministry has revealed plans to set up dedicated navy police that would replace marines in maintaining order on ships and coast facilities and preventing provocations in foreign ports. Unnamed sources in the Main Command of the Russian Navy told popular Russian daily Izvestia that the first navy police unit will start its service as of next year, but ...

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US sailors lack basic ship handling skills – Navy report

Almost 85 percent of junior officers in the US Navy lack basic seamanship and ship handling skills, according to a new report. Twice last year, this lack of skills led to fatal accidents at sea. A three-month internal review conducted by the Surface Warfare Officer School selected junior officers in the fleet at random and subjected them to tests on ...

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Сhinese navy jets master daring night maneuvers on aircraft carrier (VIDEO)

China’s sole aircraft carrier Liaoning completed its first night flight trials, state media reports. Video of the mission shows J-15 warplanes, known as Flying Sharks, take off and land on board of a 65,000-ton flat top. The pilots began preparing for the daring maneuvers since January. Take-off and landing in the dark is considered more risky and requires more skill ...

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Trump taps ex-Gitmo commander & Navy chief in 2011 Libya bombing as new envoy to S. Korea

A former commander of Guantanamo Bay and the maritime chief of the US-led bombing of Libya in 2011 has been nominated by President Donald Trump as US ambassador to South Korea. He currently heads all US Navy operations in Asia. Admiral Harry B. Harris Jr, the incumbent commander of US Pacific Command, is President Donald Trump’s pick for the American ...

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Navy SEAL team leaders suspended over alleged sexual misconduct

Two Navy SEAL leaders, deployed in Africa, have been sent back to the US after allegations of sexual misconduct were made against the officers. The commander and a senior officer of Naval Special Warfare Group TWO are under investigation for allegations of sexual assault and sexual harassment, officials said. “A commanding officer and command master chief assigned to an east ...

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Over-budget, problem-plagued US Navy ships face deployment delay – report

The US Navy’s problem-plagued Littoral Combat Ships may not deploy this year due to maintenance issues, the US Naval Institute reported, raising suspicions that the navy has all but given up on the costly, ill-fated vessels. Read more Scheduled to deploy to Bahrain and Singapore this year, the navy’s Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) fleet likely isn’t going anywhere anytime soon ...

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US deploying Truman aircraft carrier strike group to Middle East, Europe – Navy

The US will deploy the USS Harry S. Truman aircraft carrier for a mission to the Middle East and Europe on Wednesday, according to the US Navy. The aircraft carrier will set sail with seven attack ships and will carry 6,500 sailors.  It will travel alongside the German frigate FGS Hessen during the first part of its journey. The USS ...

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US Navy fighter jet crashes in Florida, crew hospitalized

An F-18 fighter jet has crashed near Key West, Florida, the US Navy says. The crew successfully ejected from the aircraft, but their condition remains unclear. The crash took place during a training mission on Wednesday afternoon, US Navy Commander Mike Kafka told media. It is unclear if it happened when the jet was flying over land or water. Photos on ...

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‘What the f**k is that thing?’ UFO encounter captured in newly-declassified navy footage (VIDEO)

Newly-declassified footage shows the moment US Navy pilots were left incredulous after encountering a mysterious flying object. The UFO was spotted moving at high speed across the ocean on the US east coast. When confronted with the unidentified object, the bemused pilot is heard shout,  “What the f**k is that thing? Oh my gosh, dude.” “Wow, what is that, man?” ...

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