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Navy

Russia’s stealth ‘black hole’ submarine prepares for 4,000km trip, deep water trials
A new Russian advanced stealth submarine, dubbed a “black hole” by NATO for its ability to be undetectable, has begun preparations for deep water tests. However, it must first make a 4,630km journey to the Barents Sea in Russia's north.

08.01.2015 18:10

​Shangri-La, bucks & prostitutes: US Navy commander pleads guilty in major bribery case
A US Navy official admitted on Tuesday to taking various bribes, including a prostitute and luxury travel, as well as sums reaching up to $120,000. He was involved in a massive scheme with a long-term Asian military contractor.

07.01.2015 09:53

Air officials suspended in wake of AirAsia crash as Indonesia promises crackdown
Indonesia is taking steps to regulate its air industry in the wake of revelations that the AirAsia flight that recently crashed took off without the correct permits. A number of officials have been suspended, while other airlines are being investigated.

05.01.2015 14:41

‘Software disaster’: Pentagon never even planned F-35’s gun to shoot until 2019
The problem with the gun system of the Pentagon’s most advanced F-35 jet, which won’t be able to shoot until at least 2019, is just a part of the disaster of ridiculously over-complex software, an aircraft designer Pierre Sprey told RT.

04.01.2015 03:48

​Royal Navy warship embarks on mission to combat piracy
One of the Royal Navy's most advanced warships embarked on a five-month counter-piracy operation on Friday.

02.01.2015 12:28

Russia’s Arctic troops to be beefed up with Northern Fleet in 2015
Next year, Russia’s Northern Fleet will become the backbone of its new Arctic Command, with its area of engagement including the high-latitude areas of the Arctic Ocean and the North Pole.

30.12.2014 08:58

'Mobile bomb': Iranian army tests suicide drone in massive drills
For the first time Iran’s army has tested a suicide drone able to hit aerial and ground targets, as well as ships, said the army's chief commander of ground forces amid the third day of massive drills at the entrance to the Persian Gulf.

27.12.2014 14:19

Opportunity for Russia? India cancels $1bn minesweeper deal with S. Korea
An opportunity has arisen for Russian shipyards to tap the Indian market, with New Delhi canceling a billion dollar deal with South Korea for the supply of eight Mine Countermeasure Vessels (MCMV) to the Indian Navy over suspected irregularities.

25.12.2014 07:25

​US Navy investigates SEAL who allegedly killed Bin Laden
The former Navy SEAL who says he killed Al-Qaeda mastermind, Osama Bin Laden, is now under investigation for possibly releasing classified information of the operation, the Navy said.

24.12.2014 11:39

3rd Russian Borei-class nuclear sub raises its colors (VIDEO)
Russia’s third Borei-class nuclear-powered submarine Vladimir Monomakh has officially become part of the Russian Navy. Armed with Bulava ballistic missiles, the SSBNs of this class are the planet’s most advanced nuclear deterrence tool.

13.12.2014 09:24

Pentagon confirms military buildup along Russian borders for ‘peace and stability’
The Pentagon has confirmed the military buildup along Russia’s borders to ensure long-term “peace and stability” in the region. Earlier Moscow accused NATO of a sharp increase in air activity and intelligence flights in the border zone.

17.12.2014 01:34

​‘Human microwave’: China's controversial ray gun inflicts unbearable pain
China has presented Poly WB-1, a non-lethal ray gun that can be used for crowd dispersal, by making its targets feel like their skin is on fire. The US version of the weapon was shelved due to practical difficulties and the potential public backlash.

16.12.2014 16:47