U.S. Navy

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When Grumman ruled the flight deck: clip shows when a typical US Navy Carrier Air Wing was filled with many beautiful, colorful and different aircraft

When Grumman ruled the flight deck: clip shows when a typical US Navy Carrier Air Wing was filled with many beautiful, colorful and different aircraft

Carrier strike group No single platform did more to transform 20th-century sea power than the aircraft carrier. The range and… Read More

4 weeks ago

The exercise where French Mystere IV and Super Mystere B2 fighters outmaneuvered and outclassed US Navy F-4 Phantom IIs

Roger Ball! He was the second of two children and born on 25 January 1940 in Shandon Baptist Hospital in… Read More

2 months ago

Maverick has some gas left in the tank: Top Gun 3 allegedly in Development, Tom Cruise, Glen Powell and Miles Teller to Return

Top Gun 3 In the night of Jan. 11, 2024 Puck News reported that one of Tom Cruise's biggest franchises… Read More

3 months ago

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

Silent running. Silent running (or ultra-quiet) is a stealth mode of operation for submarines. During silent running, the propellers have… Read More

5 months ago

US Navy Nuclear Submariner explains what Ohio-class SSBN crews are supposed to do afterwards if they really did finish launching their ICBMs

Ohio-class SSBN. The Ohio-class SSBN was conceived in the early 1970s and at 560 feet, they became the largest submarines… Read More

5 months ago

Sonar Technician explains why when US Navy Submarines go to “Ultra-quiet” they suddenly seem to disappear from other boats’ sonar

Ultra-quiet mode of operation Silent running (or ultra-quiet) is a stealth mode of operation for submarines. During silent running, the… Read More

6 months ago

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

Colored jersey USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) is the ninth Nimitz-class nuclear-powered aircraft carrier and is named in honor of… Read More

8 months ago

US Navy F-14 Tomcat pilot who fired a Phoenix missile against an Iraqi MiG-23 explains why the AIM-54 missed its target

Using their F-14 Tomcat (much-improved) Link-16 datalink, LCDR Coby 'Coach' Loessberg and his RIO obtained their targeting data from the… Read More

8 months ago

Visit Aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78): all you need to know about US Navy’s newest and most advanced aircraft carrier

“This ship and crew are actively reshaping the face of our Navy’s capabilities and strengthening the future of Naval Aviation,”… Read More

8 months ago

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

Ohio-class submarines The Ohio-class SSBN was conceived in the early 1970s and at 560 feet, they became the largest submarines… Read More

8 months ago