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Russian jet obliterates ship with supersonic missile during naval drill (VIDEO)

A video has surfaced capturing a Russian Su-34 fighter jet destroying a target vessel with a supersonic missile during a naval drill in the Caspian Sea. The Russian warplane can be seen launching a Kh-31 missile (NATO name: AS-17 Krypton), which hits a drifting target ship. The vessel immediately explodes, and the jet is filmed landing at an airbase later.  ...

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‘Oh sh*t, fire on ship!’ Dramatic moment rocket misfires on German frigate, sparking blaze (VIDEO)

A German Navy frigate has found itself in an awkward and dangerous emergency, when its missile misfired and caught fire right over the vessel’s deck. The dramatic footage of the close-call moment was caught on film. ‘Sachsen’, one of the newest guided-missile frigates in Germany’s Navy, had been traversing waters off Norway’s coast with the submarine-hunting frigate ‘Luebeck’, taking part ...

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Ring’s $199 security system will finally ship next month

Way back in October of last year, Ring announced “Ring Protect” — a modular, no contract, DIY home security system. After a few delays, a bit of legal drama and Ring being acquired for a billion dollars by Amazon, the alarm is finally about to ship — albeit with a slightly different (better!) name. Ring Protect has been redubbed as ...

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‘Hypocritical’: Italy challenges France to admit migrants instead of lecturing Rome over rescue ship

Italy has challenged France to take in migrants it promised to accept under an EU agreement, accusing Paris of turning back 10,000 people. The row flared up after France slammed Italy for turning away a ship with 629 migrants. Earlier Prime Minister, Giuseppe Conte, said that Italian government did not have any intention to receive “hypocritical lessons” from someone who ...

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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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US demanded N. Korea ship ‘some’ nukes & missiles abroad within 6 months – Asahi

The US has demanded North Korea ship some of its nuclear warheads and intercontinental ballistic missiles out of the country within half a year, according to Japan’s Asahi Shimbun newspaper, citing sources familiar with the talks. Over the course of behind-the-scenes negotiations between the US and North Korea, the American side has told Pyongyang it expects it to get rid ...

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Salty dog drama: Ship stranded at sea for days because port won't accept puppies saved by crew

A love of animals has kept the crew of a Russian fishing ship stranded outside a Far Eastern port for days. Having saved a pregnant dog from the sea, they were told by the Coast Guard to ditch her offspring before they can moor. The three puppies were born to a dog rescued by the sailors of the Mekhanik Romancha ...

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Powerful ‘bomb cyclone’ uncovers wreck of 18th century ship

The “bomb cyclone” that battered the north-east of the United States in the past week was not the proverbial ill wind. It blasted away enough sand to reveal the wreckage of a ship that dates back to the 1700s. Huge waves dredged up what remains of the historic ship at Short Sands Beach in York, Maine. The city’s police department ...

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Fire consumes ship moored in central Moscow (WATCH LIVE)

A vessel has caught fire on the Moskva River in Russia’s capital, with firefighting crews dispatched to contain the blaze. Footage from the scene shows the ship engulfed in flames. The river vessel, moored near a shopping mall in central Moscow, caught on fire late on Thursday. The fire spread over some 200 square meters, engulfing the entire vessel. Some ...

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Greek coast guard ship ‘damaged by Turkish vessel’

Greek authorities say a Turkish coast guard vessel rammed one of their patrol boats near a disputed territory in the Aegean Sea on Monday night. The Greek coast guard ship was anchored off the islets of Imia when the Turkish boat struck it, reports Ekathimerini.com. Nobody was injured in the incident but the Greek vessel’s stern sustained damage. The incident ...

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