US Navy

Ouch! Watch the U.S. Navy smash a ship in half with torpedoes

During the recent Large-Scale Exercise 21 (LSE 21), U.S. Joint Forces conducted coordinated multi-domain, multiplatform, and long-range maritime strikes on a retired frigate off the coast of Hawaii. A video released by the US Navy shows the ship destroyed by an Mk 48 torpedo fired from a fast attack submarine. …

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Navy research on safer zinc batteries advances

WASHINGTON – The US Naval Research Laboratory is exploring potential future uses for its zinc-based batteries which provide a safer and reusable alternative to other types of batteries. In particular, zinc-based batteries would provide the Navy with an option instead of rechargeable lithium-ion batteries which are prone to fire and …

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Navy and Coast Guard launch Oceania Maritime Safety Initiative patrol

SAN DIEGO – The United States Navy and Coast Guard began their joint mission in the Western and Central Pacific under the Oceania Maritime Safety Initiative (OMSI) to reduce and eliminate illegal, unregulated and unreported fishing, fight transnational crime and strengthen regional security, July 28. The coastline-variant independence combat ship …

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US Navy designates future Orca unmanned sub-support facility

The US Navy has designated Keyport of the Naval Undersea Warfare Division as the On-Duty Engineering Officer (ISEA) for the Orca-class Extra Large Unmanned Submarine Vehicle (XLUUV). A declaration by Keyport revealed that the installation will ensure the lifecycle of the Orca and Razorback dry bridge shelter launch and recovery …

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