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United States Navy: Naval warfare branch of the United States Armed Forces
The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. It is the largest and most capable navy in the world and it has been estimated that in terms of tonnage of its active battle fleet alone, it is larger than the next 13 navies combined, which includes 11 U.S. allies or partner nations. with the highest combined battle fleet tonnage and the world's largest aircraft carrier fleet, with eleven in service, and two new carriers under construction. With 319,421 personnel on active duty and 99,616 in the Ready Reserve, the Navy is the third largest of the service branches. It has 282 deployable combat vessels and more than 3,700 operational aircraft as of Marchย 2018, making it the second largest and second most powerful air force in the world.

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U.S. Navy vet sentenced to 10 years in Iranian prison

Michael White, a U.S. Navy veteran, was sentence to at least 10 years in prison in Iran for insulting the country's supreme leader and posting a private photo of a woman he was visiting, according to..
CBS News - Published

U.S. Navy veteran detained in Iran gets 10 years in prison, lawyer says

By Joseph Ax (Reuters) - A U.S. Navy veteran has been sentenced to 10 years in an Iranian prison, his family's lawyer said, after he was arrested last July while visiting an Iranian woman in the city..
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US Navy Says It's Under US Navy Says It's Under "Cyber Siege" By Chinese Hackers

According to Business Insider, an internal US Navy review concluded that the service and some of its industry partners are "under cyber siege" from Chinese hackers who are helping to build Beijing's..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

U.S. Aircraft Carrier Fleet Set To Shrink [Video]U.S. Aircraft Carrier Fleet Set To Shrink

On Wednesday The Department of Defense decided to retire one of its aircraft carriers, the USS Harry S. Truman, close to two decades early. Business Insider reports that the move was made to save the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

Two US Warships Sail Through Taiwan Strait [Video]Two US Warships Sail Through Taiwan Strait

According to Reuters, two warships from the US Navy sailed through the Taiwan Strait, drawing a response from China's navy. The US Navy has made routine passages through the disputed waterway since..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:35Published

US Navy Sails Through Taiwan Strait [Video]US Navy Sails Through Taiwan Strait

According to Business Insider, two warships from the US Navy sailed through the Taiwan Strait. An Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer and a cargo vessel navigated strait as a routine passage..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:40Published

U.S., China Upbeat On Trade Talks, But South China Sea Tensions Weigh In [Video]U.S., China Upbeat On Trade Talks, But South China Sea Tensions Weigh In

According to Reuters, U.S. and Chinese officials expressed hopes on Monday that a new round of talks would bring them closer to easing their seven-month trade war. However, a U.S. Navy mission through..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:32Published

China upbeat on U.S. trade talks [Video]China upbeat on U.S. trade talks

China struck an upbeat note on Monday as trade talks resumed with the United States, but also expressed anger at a U.S. Navy mission through the disputed South China Sea, casting a shadow over the..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:14Published

U.S. D-Day flag Set To Return Home [Video]U.S. D-Day flag Set To Return Home

According to Reuters, A rare D-Day flag that flew on a U.S. Navy ship leading the allied advance at the beaches of Normandy nearly 75 years ago will be returned to America after going on display in the..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:33Published

US Navy Has Not Ruled Out Sending An Aircraft Carrier Through Taiwan Strait [Video]US Navy Has Not Ruled Out Sending An Aircraft Carrier Through Taiwan Strait

The US Navy has not ruled out sending an aircraft carrier through the Taiwan Strait. Chief of US Naval Operations Adm. John Richardson told reporters; "We see the Taiwan Strait as another (stretch of)..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

 

Einstein letter featured in NY document auction

A 1945 letter by Albert Einstein responding to a U.S. Navy sailor's questions about his faith headlines an auction containing hundreds of rare and historical documents this week. (March 12)
USATODAY.com - Published

Iranian Court Issues Verdict On Detained U.S. Navy Veteran

iranian court issues verdict on detained u.s. navy veteran
An Iranian court has issued a verdict in the case against a U.S. Navy veteran detained in the Islamic Republic, according to a local prosecutor, but it remained unclear on Monday what the court had..
WorldNews - Published

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