Sunday, April 7, 2013
an Antonio-class amphibious transport dock

US Navy Ship Commissioned In Memory Of 9/11 Victims

Yesterday the US Navy commissioned its newest landing transport dock ship, USS Arlington (LPD 24). Arlington honors the 184 victims who died when American

April 7, 2013
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Saturday, April 6, 2013
Historic Sea Forts of England

Historic Sea Forts of England

Historic Sea Forts An armada of sea forts were built during World War II specifically designed to repel smaller aircraft flying in to attack Great Britain.

April 6, 2013
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Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Israel’s Navy Gears Up For New Job Of Protecting Offshore Gas Fields

Israel’s Navy Gears Up For New Job Of Protecting Offshore Gas Fields

By Ari Rabinovitch ASHDOD, Israel (Reuters) – Israel’s huge new offshore gas resource offers its enemies an obvious target and gives its navy, long

April 2, 2013
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Friday, March 8, 2013
Pirates Navy Video Game

US Navy Launches Official Anti-Pirate Video Game

Tired of reading about piracy online? Think you have what it takes to outsmart pirates? Well the US Navy is offering you an opportunity to help! At the Annual

March 8, 2013
Total Views: 99

Monday, March 4, 2013
US Navy Freedom Class LCS

Pentagon Announces Orders for Four New LCS’

Tony Capaccio (Bloomberg) — Lockheed Martin Corp. and Austal Ltd. today received a combined $1.38 billion in orders for continued purchases of the

March 4, 2013
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Monday, October 15, 2012
Gagnam Style Parody: USMMA vs. USNA – The Definitive Poll

Gagnam Style Parody: USMMA vs. USNA – The Definitive Poll

USMMA’s Gagnam Style: VS USNA’s Gagnam Style: Question is… Who does Gagnam Style

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 48

The World’s Aircraft Carriers – VISUALIZED

The World’s Aircraft Carriers – VISUALIZED

Since the commissioning of China’s first aircraft carrier, gCaptain’s inbox has been flooded with questions about what it means for the U.S.,

October 15, 2012
Total Views: 1955

Sunday, October 14, 2012

Nuclear Submarine Rammed By Navy Cruiser – UPDATE

Update: The U.S Navy submarine and Aegis cruiser that collided off the East Coast of the United States on 13 October arrived safely in port on the 14th. USS

October 14, 2012
Total Views: 119

Tuesday, September 25, 2012
varyag aircraft carrier

Chinese Navy Receives Their First Aircraft Carrier, 27 Years in the Making

(Bloomberg) — China’s first aircraft carrier, built with the hull of an unfinished Soviet-era ship, was handed over to the navy and formally

September 25, 2012
Total Views: 62

Thursday, August 9, 2012
BAE systems amazonas brazilian navy ocean patrol vessel

BAE Systems Delivers New Class of Ocean Patrol Vessel for Brazilian Navy

AMAZONAS, the first of three BAE Systems built Ocean Patrol Vessels being delivered the Brazilian Navy, departed the UK for Rio de Janeiro this morning after

August 9, 2012
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Sunday, July 29, 2012
rimpac aircraft carrier formation us navy naval

Global Navies Assemble for RIMPAC [IMAGES]

Twenty-two nations, more than 40 ships and submarines, more than 200 aircraft and 25,000 personnel are currently participating in the biennial Rim of the

July 29, 2012
Total Views: 317

Wednesday, July 4, 2012
mark 48 torpedo hmas torrens royal australian navy

Never a Good Day When you Sink a Warship [VIDEO]

It’s always a sad day when a ship is scrapped, but to see a ship destroyed or sunk in a ferocious manner may turn your stomach, particularly if

July 4, 2012
Total Views: 404

Thursday, June 7, 2012
Fire Incidents

Vacuum Cleaner Sparked $400M Naval Shipyard Fire

Officials at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard released initial findings June 6 in the case of the recent fire onboard the US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast

June 7, 2012
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Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Robojelly – Robotic Combat Jellyfish Of The Future

Virginia Tech College of Engineering researchers are working on U.S. Navy project dubbed Robojelly to put robot jellyfish in waters around the world. The

June 5, 2012
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Monday, June 4, 2012

US Navy Ships To Get 4G LTE Broadband – Will Commercial Vessels Be Next?

Last week gCaptain HQ finally got upgraded to AT&T’s 4G LTE service. The local data signal is fast but has, so far, been plagued with frequently

June 4, 2012
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Cam Ranh Bay – US Navy To Return To Vietnam?

U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta on Sunday visited this deep-water port and former American military base to promote a closer military partnership with the

June 4, 2012
Total Views: 458

Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Office of Naval Research

Got a Pirate Problem? There’s Soon An App For That

The Department of Defense will begin funding an Office of Naval Research (ONR)- sponsored project aimed at developing Web applications to help multinational

May 15, 2012
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Navy's Top Ship Handler Lt. Zachary Brown

King’s Point Alumnus Named Navy’s Top Ship Handler In The Pacific

gCaptain forum members have been vocal in questioning the US Merchant Marine Academy’s (Kings Point) relevance in the modern world of increasingly large

April 17, 2012
Total Views: 64

Friday, April 6, 2012
Navy F/A-18 Crashes into Virginia Beach Apartment Complex

Navy F/A-18 Crashes into Virginia Beach Apartment Complex

A Navy jet has crashed into a Virginia Beach apartment complex this morning.  The two-member crew were reported to have ejected and at least one has been

April 6, 2012
Total Views: 115

Monday, April 2, 2012
Water Activated Missiles? [VIDEO]

Water Activated Missiles? [VIDEO]

A new naval weapon has attracted hundreds of thousands of views on Youtube and left most people scratching their heads… is this thing real, or is the

April 2, 2012
Total Views: 5


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