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  • 3 March 2014
    Industry news

    The Navy has determined that the U.S. military pilot whose aircraft crashed Saturday on a training flight for the Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center at Naval Air Station (NAS) Fallon, Nev., was killed in the mishap. The crash of the F/A-18C aircraft occurred at approximately 3 p.m., PST, Saturday, on the Fallon Range Training […]

  • 5 May 2011
    Industry news

      India announced that it delaying, indefinitely, plans to build any more aircraft carriers. This is being done for several reasons. Most imme… (strategypage) [mappress] Source: strategypage, May 5, 2011;

  • 9 December 2019

    Three sailors have been killed in a shooting at a naval base in Pensacola, the US Navy said. The incident occurred at Naval Air Station Pensacola on December 6, 2019. The navy identified the three students who died as Joshua Kaleb Watson (23), Mohammed Sameh Haitham (19) and Cameron Scott Walters (21). “The sorrow from […]

  • 7 January 2019

    An al Qaeda operative held responsible for the plotting of the deadly bombing of destroyer USS Cole in 2000 was killed in a precision airstrike, the US Central Command has confirmed. “Jamal al-Badawi was killed in a precision strike in Marib governate [Yemen] on January 1,” spokesman Capt. Bill Urban said in a statement on January […]

  • 13 March 2013

    All three crew members aboard a Navy EA-6B Prowler jet assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., were killed when the aircraft crashed Monday morning in an unpopulated area approximately 50 miles west of Spokane, Wash. It is Department of Defense policy to withhold release of the names […]

  • 23 February 2011

       The fate of the four Americans held by pirates on their yacht off Somalia ended in tragedy today as all four perished at the hands of their… (swampland) [mappress] Source: swampland, February 23, 2011; 

  • 24 March 2011
    Industry news

      A Naval officer from Florida was killed in a recent non-combat incident, the Department of Defense said today… by Alan Schmadtke (sun-sentinel) [mappress] Source: sun-sentinel,March 24, 2011;

  • 11 August 2011

    The Taliban insurgents who shot down a U.S. helicopter in Afghanistan, leaving 30 American troops dead, have been hunted down and killed in an air strike, a U.S. commander said Aug. 10. Gen. John Allen, the new chief of U.S.-led forces in Afghanistan, told reporters at the Pentagon that “at approximately midnight on 8 August, […]

  • 18 September 2013

    U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Joint Chiefs Chairman Army Gen. Martin E. Dempsey yesterday joined other defense leaders to place a wreath at the Navy Memorial in Washington in honor of the 12 employees killed at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday. Washington Mayor Vincent Gray joined the military leaders. […]

  • 8 August 2011

    Thirty-one US soldiers, including members of the unit that killed Osama bin Laden, were killed in Afghanistan when the Taliban shot down the… (paktribune) [mappress] Source: paktribune, August 8, 2011;

  • 18 January 2019

    The US Navy has identified Chief Cryptologic Technician (Interpretive) Shannon M. Kent, 35, as one of the victims of the January 16 attack in Manbij, Syria. ISIS claimed responsibility for the explosion which killed four Americans and 15 others in front of a restaurant. The US defense department further identified Army Chief Warrant Officer 2 Jonathan R. […]

  • 27 March 2014

    Master-at-Arms 2nd Class Mark A. Mayo, 24, was killed during a shooting incident at Naval Station Norfolk March 24.   Mayo was assigned to Naval Security Forces, Naval Station Norfolk. A Hagerstown, Md. native, Mayo enlisted in the Navy in October 2007 and reported to Naval Station Norfolk in May 2011. “Petty Officer Mayo’s actions […]

  • 12 March 2013
    Training & Education

    All three crew members aboard a Navy EA-6B Prowler jet assigned to Electronic Attack Squadron 129 (VAQ-129) at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island, Wash., were killed when the aircraft crashed this morning in an unpopulated area approximately 50 miles west of Spokane, Wash. The names of those killed in the crash will not be released […]

  • 17 September 2013

    Thirteen people have died after a shooting attack on Monday at Navy Yard in Washington, which is located 1.6km south of the US Capitol, according to Aljazeera. One of the shooters had been killed and two other are still at large. FBI identified the dead suspect as Aaron Alexis of Fort Worth, Texas, however, the motive […]

  • 18 April 2011
    Training & Education

    A WARSHIP arrived in Liverpool for a weekend memorial to Canadians killed during World War Two… By Mark Caldwell (liverpooldailypost) [mappress] Source: liverpooldailypost, April 18, 2011

  • 8 March 2011
    Training & Education

      The Navy says two sailors are dead and a third injured after a 7-ton water truck rolled over during a joint Navy-Marine Corps training exerc… (fresnobee) [mappress] Source: fresnobee, March 8, 2011;        

  • 22 July 2015
    Authorities, Equipment & technology, Research & Development, Training & Education

    The Royal Navy warship HMS Iron Duke has tested its ‘soft kill’ systems in a rare series of firings off UK’s South coast. Designed to seduce, distract or confuse an incoming missile, the Sea Gnat and DLF were both used in the practice session – and it was the first time for many of the […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Industry news

      Four Indian Navy personnel, including two officers, were killed Wednesday in an accident at the naval dockyard at Visakhapatnam on the east… (sify) [mappress] Source: sify, May 19, 2011;

  • 20 October 2011

      Six suspected Somali pirates have been killed in a gun battle with the Kenyan navy. The men died in a firefight with a patrol boat at Kiunga in Lamu. Three naval officers were also injured in the incident close to the Somali border. The navy team was patrolling its waters on Monday when it […]

  • 12 July 2011

      The head of the Cypriot navy, a navy base commander and six firefighters were among 12 people killed earlier today by an explosion at a muni… (dailymail) [mappress] Source: dailymail, July 12, 2011;  

  • 11 December 2014

    Off the coast of Chile the heads of the Royal, Canadian, German and Chilean Navies saluted the fallen of the Great War. Nearly 1,600 British and Commonwealth sailors who were killed when their ships went down at the Battle of Coronel in 1914 – the Royal Navy’s first major defeat in more than a century. […]

  • 25 March 2014

    Two people died, one male sailor and one male civilian suspect, in a shooting that took place Monday night at US Navy’s Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia.   The incident occurred at around 11:20 p.m. at Pier 1. No other injuries have been reported, according to US Navy officials. The U.S. Navy put the station on […]

  • 5 April 2011

      Two Somali pirates were killed in an operation by the Dutch frigate HNLMS Tromp on Saturday morning… (rnw) [mappress] Source: rnw, April 5, 2011;

  • 14 August 2013
    Authorities, Industry news

    An explosion, followed by a fire occurred Wednesday night in the forward side of Russian-built diesel-electric Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhurakshak, killing several crew members, Reuters reports. According to India’s Defence Minister A.K. Antony, eighteen crew members were inside the submarine berthed at Naval dockyard in Mumbai when the blast took place. At present efforts are being undertaken […]

  • 26 July 2015
    Training & Education

    James Joyce Docks in Haulbowline, Ireland Irish Navy’s newest Naval Service Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) LÉ James Joyce arrived in Haulbowline on Friday 17th July.   Australia Gifts Two Landing Craft to the Philippines Navy The Australian Government transferred two of its decommissioned landing craft to the Philippines Navy. HMS Diamond Hosts Australian Navy Fleet […]

  • 26 March 2014

    Commanding Officer of the U.S. Naval Station Norfolk, Virginia Capt. Robert Clark said in a statement yesterday that the shooting from Monday night took place onboard guided missile destroyer USS Mahan (DDG 72) at Pier 1.   A sailor was gunned down on Monday night at approximately 11:20 p.m. by a civilian, who was subsequently […]

  • 3 February 2017

    The U.S. Navy announced Thursday that a SEAL killed in last week’s Yemen operation will be posthumously advanced to senior chief petty officer. Chief Special Warfare Operator William “Ryan” Owens, 36, of Peoria, Illinois, died Jan. 29, 2017, in the Arabian Peninsula of Yemen, of wounds sustained in a raid against al-Qaida. The raid was […]

  • 28 March 2011
    Training & Education

      A Naval training exercise that included an underwater blast off San Diego’s coast has been linked to at least three dolphin deaths earlier t… (huffingtonpost) [mappress] Source: huffingtonpost,March 28, 2011;

  • 17 January 2013
    Training & Education

    More than 100 staff members and students from the Center for Surface Combat Systems Unit (CSCSU) Great Lakes, Ill. gathered at the USS Whitehat trainer Jan. 14 to pay their respects to a shipmate who was killed during a robbery attempt Jan. 4. Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Terrence M. Hill, 24, was in his hometown […]