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Navy

Day 6: Can you overcome the sea and nausea?
I thought I had gotten used to the swaying, and I had – but this is something else. The effects are not fun: Total lethargy, slight nausea and a spinning head. All I want to do is just lie down and sleep. I was told that you get used to this as well.

13.09.2014 15:56

​Mistral of discord: Russian sailors test-sail warship that Paris may withhold
A 400-strong Russian crew is manning a French-built Mistral-class warship as it conducts sea trials. It comes after Paris announced the possible cancellation of the contract due to the conflict in Ukraine.

13.09.2014 11:05

Two US Navy jets crash in W. Pacific: 1 pilot injured, 1 missing
Two US Navy F/A-18 Hornets have crashed in the western Pacific Ocean, the US Navy has confirmed. One pilot has been rescued, while the second is still missing.

12.09.2014 12:01

Russia’s newest Borei-class nuclear sub completes sea trials
Russia's third Borei-class nuclear-powered strategic submarine, Vladimir Monomakh, has finished state sea trials, the vessel’s builders at Sevmash shipyard announced. The advanced vessel is virtually ready for deployment by the Navy.

12.09.2014 07:46

Day 4: Showering in a destroyer
Here’s an interesting thing: we’re moving through 7 different time zones.

10.09.2014 07:42

Japan may receive offensive military weapons from US amid rising tensions with China, N. Korea
The United States could provide offensively geared weapons to the Japanese military within five years, Tokyo officials say. The discussions between the two countries come as Japan’s rivalry with China intensifies and alliances shift among Pacific powers.

10.09.2014 17:14

‘Dangerous’ to remove Trident nukes from independent Scotland – former UK defence chief
Removing the UK’s Trident nuclear submarine base from an independent Scotland would “add a dangerous period of destabilization” to the UK’s “nuclear defense posture,” warned a former defence chief.

10.09.2014 13:15

Russian coastal defenses in Crimea stage target practice amid NATO drills in Black Sea (VIDEO)
The Russian Black Sea fleet has carried out a successful test of its new-generation Bastion coastal defense system, as part of naval exercises Moscow says were pre-scheduled and not timed to coincide with the current NATO drills in the basin.

09.09.2014 17:21

Northern defense: RT's on-the-spot report from Russian naval maneuvers in the Arctic
Russia's Northern Fleet has begun military drills in the Arctic, with RT's correspondent Murad Gazdiev witnessing the action at close hand on board the vessel.

09.09.2014 12:54

Iraq War inquiry 'won’t be a cover-up' – top UK civil servant
The Iraq Inquiry’s report into the 2003 invasion and its aftermath will “not be a cover-up in any shape or form,” said the UK’s top civil servant. The report, whose publication date remains unknown, will be “more transparent” than expected, he claimed.

09.09.2014 08:41

French protesters unite against govt's suspension of Mistral delivery to Russia (PHOTOS, VIDEO)
Dozens of people gathered in the harbor of Saint-Nazaire in western France on Sunday to protest against the French government's decision to suspend the delivery of a Mistral warship to Russia.

07.09.2014 19:37

NATO stages massive military drills in Latvia (PHOTOS)
As seven-day NATO military exercises continue to take place in Latvia, the organization says the drills are aimed at showing its commitment to Baltic member states in the face of an “assertive” Russia.

06.09.2014 19:51

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