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The aircraft carrier USS George H W Bush is moored outside Piraeus port southwest from  Athens, on March 5, 2014. The 1,092 feet (333 metres) carrier which can carry 6,000 personnel, is one of the worlds largest warships. AFP PHOTO / Angelos Tzortzinis        (Photo credit should read ANGELOS TZORTZINIS/AFP/Getty Images)

Hagel Orders US Aircraft Carrier to Persian Gulf

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.

06/14/2014

Although not disclosing the cause for the Navy’s change of plans, Commander Rear Admiral Habibollah Sayyari announced through the semi-state run Fars News Agency that the country now plans to send an additional fleet of warships to the Atlantic.   (Photo credit STR/AFP/Getty Images)

Iran Changes Atlantic Ocean Naval Mission, Calls Back Warship Flotilla

The Iranian Navy announced a change of plans for its 29th flotilla of warships, with the Iranian Navy Commander calling back the naval group before it could start its voyage to the Atlantic Ocean.

04/14/2014

Some of the Navy's newest weapons sound like something out of "Star Wars," with lasers designed to shoot down drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds. (U.S. Navy photo by David C. Mercil/Newsmakers)

US Navy Set To Install Anti-Drone Laser On Ship

Some of the Navy’s newest weapons sound like something out of “Star Wars,” with lasers designed to shoot down drones and electric guns that fire projectiles at hypersonic speeds.

02/17/2014

File photo of President Barack Obama. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Sequester Warning: Carriers Will Sit Idle When They Should Deploy to Persian Gulf

President Barack Obama is arguing that looming government-wide spending cuts could idle military resources like naval aircraft carriers, while Republicans are criticizing the president for taking his arguments outside Washington instead of staying to work out a plan before Friday’s deadline.

02/26/2013

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