Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has ordered an aircraft carrier — the Norfolk, Virginia-based USS George H.W. Bush — to move from the northern Arabian Sea to the Persian Gulf as President Barack Obama considers possible military options for Iraq.
The Navy says it will begin distributing flame-resistant coveralls to sailors early next year.
The Navy says it has wrapped up testing with a fighter-sized drone aboard an aircraft carrier after the last of four landing attempts was scrubbed after a problem was detected.
The Navy successfully landed a drone the size of a fighter jet aboard an aircraft carrier for the first time Wednesday.
The Navy will attempt to land a drone the size of a fighter jet aboard an aircraft carrier for the first time Wednesday, showcasing the military’s capability to have a computer program perform one of the most difficult tasks a pilot is asked to do.
The Navy is preparing to launch an unmanned aircraft from the deck of an aircraft carrier for the first time.
The Navy is marking a major milestone in the construction of its newest aircraft carrier.
The Abraham Lincoln is the fifth Nimitz-class carrier built by Newport News Shipbuilding and also will be the fifth ship of the class to undergo this major life-cycle milestone.