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3 Russian warships sail past east Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Japanese navy has confirmed that three Russian warships sailed past Taiwan and Okinawa on Friday (July 1). According to the Joint Staff Office of Japan’s Mini...

CNN report warns of Chinese vessels more dangerous than latest aircraft carrier

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — There are other vessels at the Chinese military’s disposal that are more concerning than its newest aircraft carrier, the Fujian, a recently published CNN report cla...

Explorers find WWII Navy destroyer, deepest wreck discovered

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — A U.S. Navy destroyer that engaged a superior Japanese fleet in the largest sea battle of World War II in the Philippines has become the deepest wreck to be discovered, acco...

Chinese Navy ships pass between northeast Taiwan and Japanese island

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Chinese People’s Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) ships passed off the coast of northeast Taiwan between Yilan County and the Japanese island of Yonaguni, Japan&rsquo...

Navy destroyer bears name of decorated Marine killed in WWII

BATH, Maine (AP) — The christening of a Navy destroyer on Saturday highlighted the sacrifices of two generations — the ship’s namesake killed in World War II and another Marine who died more than 60 y...

Today in History: June 17, South Carolina church shooting

Today in History Today is Friday, June 17, the 168th day of 2022. There are 197 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On June 17...

High Energy Lasers Market Industry Analysis, Share, Revenue Opportunity, Competitive Analysis and Forecast 2022-2030

Quadintel published a new report on the High Energy Lasers Market. The research report consists of thorough information about demand, growth, opportunities, challenges, and restraints. In addition, it...

Chinese destroyer on long-distance exercises in Sea of Japan

BEIJING (AP) — One of China's largest and most capable combat ships is conducting long-distance exercises in the Sea of Japan, state media reported Thursday, in a display of China's increasing naval r...

US naval officer in Japan faces prison over deadly crash

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Ridge Alkonis, a U.S. Navy lieutenant living in Japan, a springtime trip with his wife and three children to Mount Fuji was intended as fun and leisurely family time before an ex...

Taiwan warns China will achieve long-range strike capabilities by 2027

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China will have long-range air and sea strike capabilities as well as strengthened regional air defense by 2027, which would allow Beijing to attack Taiwan and fend off fo...

Ship expands Iran Revolutionary Guard's reach to new waters

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard is building a massive new support ship near the strategic Strait of Hormuz as it tries to expand its naval presence in waters...

Navy ship to be named for Filipino sailor Telesforo Trinidad

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Secretary of the Navy Carlos Del Toro announced Thursday that a future destroyer will be named the USS Telesforo Trinidad in honor of a Filipino sailor who rescued two crew memb...

Astronomers capture 1st image of Milky Way's huge black hole

WASHINGTON (AP) — The world's first image of the chaotic supermassive black hole at the center of our Milky Way galaxy doesn't portray a voracious cosmic destroyer but what astronomers Thursday called...

Navy sailor killed in training accident was Texas man

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Navy on Wednesday said the Naval Special Warfare sailor killed in a training accident in Virginia was Electronics Technician 1st Class Ryan DeKorte from Lubbock, Texas. ...

US cruiser steams through Taiwan Strait, China protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A U.S. Navy guided-missile cruiser transited through the Taiwan Strait on Tuesday (May 10), marking the second appearance by an American warship in two weeks and coming tw...