REPORT: Navy to Charge Officer Who Fired on Islamist During Chattanooga Terror Attack

Navy Lt. Commander will reportedly be charged for shooting at Chattanooga terrorist A report at The Navy Times in July confirmed that one of the Marines shot during the Chattanooga terrorist attack exchanged fire with the terrorist. Navy Lt. Cmdr Timothy White … Continue reading REPORT: Navy to Charge Officer Who Fired on Islamist During Chattanooga Terror Attack

‘Nuclear disaster waiting to happen’: Royal Navy probes Trident whistleblower’s claims  

HMS Victorious is seen berthed at the Clyde Naval Base in Scotland (Reuters / Danny Lawson) The Royal Navy has launched an investigation into whistleblower William McNeilly, who exposed horrid security lapses in UK’s trident nuclear program which make it … Continue reading ‘Nuclear disaster waiting to happen’: Royal Navy probes Trident whistleblower’s claims  

Navy Shows Off New Swarm Drones That Look Like Something Straight Out of Hollywood

The drones are launched from this shooter and then flip out wings that allow them to fly. (Image source: YouTube) Just as a swarm of insects can be overwhelming, the Navy’s new drone technology seeks to draw upon similar characteristics … Continue reading Navy Shows Off New Swarm Drones That Look Like Something Straight Out of Hollywood

Navy Shows Off New Swarm Drones That Look Like Something Straight Out of Hollywood

The drones are launched from this shooter and then flip out wings that allow them to fly. (Image source: YouTube) Just as a swarm of insects can be overwhelming, the Navy’s new drone technology seeks to draw upon similar characteristics — and looks like something straight out of the movie “Transformers” in the process. The Navy’s Office of Naval Research announced its demonstration of the appropriately named LOCUST (Low-Cost UAV Swarming Technology) program this week, showing off its tube-launched drone swarm. Written by Liz Klimas- The Blaze Read more at The Blaze Continue reading Navy Shows Off New Swarm Drones That Look Like Something Straight Out of Hollywood

VIDEO SHOWS TROOPS TRAINING TO INTERN CITIZENS IN FORT LAUDERDALE

Martial law-style drill caught on camera Footage out of Fort Lauderdale, Florida shot earlier this week shows military and law enforcement practicing the internment of citizens during martial-law style training. The clip shows armed troops arresting role players on the … Continue reading VIDEO SHOWS TROOPS TRAINING TO INTERN CITIZENS IN FORT LAUDERDALE

HORNETS’ NEST: MASSIVE DRILLS ACROSS RUSSIA, 20 SHIPS IN BALTIC SEA

Military drills are taking place concurrently with US and NATO military exercises Russia is getting ready to counteract and repel land-sea-air military aggression on its western, northern, southern and eastern borders simultaneously, as massive drills of all military branches are … Continue reading HORNETS’ NEST: MASSIVE DRILLS ACROSS RUSSIA, 20 SHIPS IN BALTIC SEA

ISIS launches suicide attacks at Iraqi base housing US Marines

US Army soldiers training Iraqi troops at the Taji base, north of Baghdad (AFP Photo / Ahmad Al-Rubaye) The Islamic State carried out a coordinated suicide bomber attack against the air base in western Iraq housing 320 US Marines. The … Continue reading ISIS launches suicide attacks at Iraqi base housing US Marines

Japan approves largest military budget since WWII

A Japanese Ground Self-Defense Force (JGSDF) Type 74 armoured tank takes part in an annual new year military exercise with the JGSDF 1st Airborne Brigade at Narashino exercise field in Funabashi, east of Tokyo January 11, 2015. (Reuters / Yuya Shino) Japan’s government has approved its largest military budget in 70 years, in contravention of the country’s pacifist constitution, in a display of force to its highly militarized neighbors. The extra military spending comes amid a stalling economy. READ MORE: Japan seeks biggest-ever defense budget amid China tensions Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet has given the green light to an … Continue reading Japan approves largest military budget since WWII

​US Navy investigates SEAL who allegedly killed Bin Laden

This undated photo obtained November 7, 2014, courtesy of The Montana Standard and photgrapher Walter Hinick, http://www.mtstandard.com, shows former US Navy SEAL Robert O’Neill in Butte, Montana (AFP Photo) The former Navy SEAL who says he killed Al-Qaeda mastermind, Osama Bin Laden, is now under investigation for possibly releasing classified information of the operation, the Navy said. US Navy spokesman Ryan Perry said Robert O’Neill is under investigation for potentially breaking a code of silence that SEAL members are sworn to uphold regarding their missions, including the 2011 operation that killed international terrorist Osama Bin Laden. READ MORE: British Guantanamo detainee … Continue reading ​US Navy investigates SEAL who allegedly killed Bin Laden

Russian battleships in the English Channel, say they’re training

Russia’s Northern Fleet has been conducting naval training near Dover. Two battleships and two supply vessels worked on operations and communications in conditions of adverse weather and heavy marine traffic. “Today a squadron of warships and support vessels of the Northern Fleet headed by a large anti-submarine ship, the Severomorsk, crossed the narrowest part of the English Channel and passed into the Bay of the Seine,” said Russia’s defense ministry. The crews held a series of survival exercises in case of flooding or fire, as well as anti-submarine training. After the training, in one of the world’s most crowded waterways, … Continue reading Russian battleships in the English Channel, say they’re training

Navy Tries To Reduce Suicides With ‘Give Us Your Gun’ Policy

Commanders now have authority to request sailor to give up any firearms for a temporary period of time… A new policy to get guns out of the hands of suicidal personnel has been forwarded by the Navy to reduce suicides among its sailors, Military.com reports. The idea is that if commanders suspect a serious level of suicidal ideations or behavior, they now have the authority to request that sailor to give up any firearms for a temporary period of time, although the Navy emphasized that the request will not be forced. At any time, the sailor is free to decline. This … Continue reading Navy Tries To Reduce Suicides With ‘Give Us Your Gun’ Policy

Navy Tries To Reduce Suicides With ‘Give Us Your Gun’ Policy

Commanders now have authority to request sailor to give up any firearms for a temporary period of time… A new policy to get guns out of the hands of suicidal personnel has been forwarded by the Navy to reduce suicides among its sailors, Military.com reports. The idea is that if commanders suspect a serious level of suicidal ideations or behavior, they now have the authority to request that sailor to give up any firearms for a temporary period of time, although the Navy emphasized that the request will not be forced. At any time, the sailor is free to decline. This … Continue reading Navy Tries To Reduce Suicides With ‘Give Us Your Gun’ Policy

US Navy deploys laser weapon to Persian Gulf for first-ever combat mission

The amphibious transport dock ship USS Ponce (Reuters / U.S. Navy / Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Scott Pittman / Handout) The US Navy has deployed its first ever combat laser. The futuristic weapon has boosted the arsenal of the Fifth Fleet’s command vessel in the Persian Gulf. The laser is said to be effective against numerous small targets, such as Iran’s gunboats. A 30-kilowatt-class Laser Weapon System has been equipped on the USS Ponce amphibious transport ship since late August, Navy officials told Bloomberg. The device is capable of focusing beams from six solid-state commercial welding lasers into a … Continue reading US Navy deploys laser weapon to Persian Gulf for first-ever combat mission

Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden revealed

The Navy SEAL who shot Osama bin Laden dead in the special force’s most famous operation can be named today. The Navy hero is set to give a full interview to Fox News later this month and waive his anonymity but MailOnline has established that he is Rob O’Neill, a highly-decorated veteran who quit after 16 years service. In an exclusive interview Rob’s father, Tom O’Neill, tells MailOnline, ‘People are asking if we are worried that ISIS will come and get us because Rob is going public. I say I’ll paint a big target on my front door and say come … Continue reading Navy SEAL who killed bin Laden revealed

​‘Russian distress call’ prompting Swedish sub hunt never existed – sigint source

The Swedish minesweeper HMS Kullen and a guard boat are seen in the search for suspected “foreign underwater activity” at Namdo Bay, Stockholm (Reuters / Fredrik Sandberg / TT News Agency) There was no Russian distress call. That’s the opinion of a Swedish signal intelligence (SIGINT) source after a massive $2.8mn military and media sub-hunt consumed the country for a week. Reports of a Russian distress signal and a grainy-picture were enough to deploy the navy while the media widely concluded the vessel had to be a Russian submarine spooking Stockholm. The proof of this was an alleged comms intercept, … Continue reading ​‘Russian distress call’ prompting Swedish sub hunt never existed – sigint source

​‘Russian distress call’ prompting Swedish sub hunt never existed – sigint source

The Swedish minesweeper HMS Kullen and a guard boat are seen in the search for suspected “foreign underwater activity” at Namdo Bay, Stockholm (Reuters / Fredrik Sandberg / TT News Agency) There was no Russian distress call. That’s the opinion of a Swedish signal intelligence (SIGINT) source after a massive $2.8mn military and media sub-hunt consumed the country for a week. Reports of a Russian distress signal and a grainy-picture were enough to deploy the navy while the media widely concluded the vessel had to be a Russian submarine spooking Stockholm. The proof of this was an alleged comms intercept, … Continue reading ​‘Russian distress call’ prompting Swedish sub hunt never existed – sigint source