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Original Top Gun editor Chris Lebenzon returns to work on Top Gun: Maverick
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Maverick has some gas left in the tank: Top Gun 3 allegedly in Development, Tom Cruise, Glen Powell and Miles Teller to Return
US Navy Submarine Chief Petty Officer recalls when his boat was pinged by the sonar of a Spruance-class destroyer (the sonar ping sound could be heard through the hull of his submarine)
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
US Navy submariner recalls when while his boat was on silent running engineering watchstanders had to bang wrenches on metal for half an hour before other subs and ships could find it during drills
US Navy Nuclear Submariner explains what Ohio-class SSBN crews are supposed to do afterwards if they really did finish launching their ICBMs
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
US Navy Nuclear Submariner explains what Ohio-class SSBN crews are supposed to do afterwards if they really did finish launching their ICBMs
Former US Navy Submarine Officer explains why the periscope is raised when submarines dive
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
Sonar Technician explains why when US Navy Submarines go to “Ultra-quiet” they suddenly seem to disappear from other boats’ sonar
USS Ronald Reagan Yellow Shirt recalls when he was nearly killed by an F/A-18 that smashed on the flight deck after having inadvertently caught a wire during a wave-off
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
USS Ronald Reagan Yellow Shirt recalls when he was nearly killed by an F/A-18 that smashed on the flight deck after having inadvertently caught a wire during a wave-off
US Navy F-14 Tomcat pilot who fired a Phoenix missile against an Iraqi MiG-23 explains why the AIM-54 missed its target
F-14 Tomcat / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
US Navy F-14 Tomcat pilot who fired a Phoenix missile against an Iraqi MiG-23 explains why the AIM-54 missed its target
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Visit Aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78): all you need to know about US Navy’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier
Aircraft Carriers / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
Visit Aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78): all you need to know about US Navy’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier
US Navy Submarine Chief Petty Officer explains why is not true that Ohio-class submarines lack enough ballast to remain submerged after they fire all of their SLBMs
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
US Navy Submarine Chief Petty Officer explains why it’s not true that Ohio-class submarines lack enough ballast to remain submerged after they fire all of their SLBMs
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Former XO of USS Florida explains why using an Ohio-class SSBN as Hunter Killer is like using a B-2 Stealth Bomber to dogfight against an F/A-18 Strike Fighter
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
US Navy submariner recalls that time a sailor had a mental break aboard his boat during covert ops and ripped off parts of one of the cabinets that provided backup control of the nuclear reactor
Sonar Technician explains why talking normally while aboard a US Navy Submarine on silent running can compromise the boat’s stealthiness
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
Sonar Technician explains why talking normally while aboard a US Navy Submarine on silent running can compromise the boat’s stealthiness
KA-6D B/N tells the story of when he survived Partial Ejection from his “Texaco” Intruder Tanker Aircraft
Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / U.S. Navy
KA-6D B/N tells the story of when he survived Partial Ejection from his “Texaco” Intruder Tanker Aircraft
US Navy Submarine Chief Petty Officer recalls when his boat was pinged by the sonar of a Spruance-class destroyer (the sonar ping sound could be heard through the hull of his submarine)
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
US Navy Submarine Chief Petty Officer recalls when his boat was pinged by the sonar of a Spruance-class destroyer (the sonar ping sound could be heard through the hull of his submarine)
USS Boston submarine weapons officer recalls when he remained locked in his stateroom for two hours during test depth testing (the door wedged shut because during the dive the hull compressed the deck above the stateroom)
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
USS Boston submarine weapons officer recalls when he remained locked in his stateroom for two hours during test depth testing (the door wedged shut because during the dive the hull compressed the deck above the stateroom)
9 Sailors reported Minor Injuries after Fire Aboard Aircraft Carrier USS Abraham Lincoln
Aircraft Carriers / Losses and Aviation Safety / Military Aviation / Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
Aircraft carrier Abraham Lincoln suffers electrical fire in port at NAS North Island. No injuries reported.
US Navy Submariner tells the story of when on his boat Sonar notified the Head Cook when the submarine passed through shrimps and tunas to fish and cook them (with CO’s approval)
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
US Navy Submariner tells the story of when on his boat Sonar notified the Head Cook when the submarine passed through shrimps and tunas to fish and cook them (with CO’s approval)
Former US Navy XO involved in the making of the movie “Crimson Tide” explains why given the many roles the Executive Officer of a Submarine fills he is in control of everything in the sub’s operations
Naval Warfare / U.S. Navy
Former US Navy XO involved in the making of the movie “Crimson Tide” explains why given the many roles the Executive Officer of a Submarine fills he is in control of everything in the sub’s operations
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