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U.S. sends aircraft carrier back to Gulf to face Iran, Syria

Aircraft Carrier

The U.S. Navy is cutting short home leave for the crew of one of its aircraft carriers and sending them back to the Middle East next week to counter any threat from Iran, according to the official Navy News Service.


Iran praises U.S. rescue of Iranians

Hijacked Iran Sailers Rescued by U.S. Navy

Iran on Saturday welcomed the rescue of 13 Iranian sailors by a U.S. Navy ship, calling it a "humanitarian act." The sailors were on a fishing boat that had been hijacked by pirates in the Arabian Sea, near the Strait of Hormuz. According to the Navy, a helicopter from the destroyer USS Kidd spotted a suspect pirate boat alongside the Iranian vessel on Thursday. The destroyer is part of the USS John Stennis Strike Group, which moved into the Arabian Sea from the Persian Gulf last week.


Solyndra Came Close to Landing Navy Deal

Solyndra Came Close to Landing Navy Deal

A major investor in Solyndra LLC was instrumental in helping the troubled solar-power firm compete for a potentially lucrative U.S. Navy deal, a previously unreported connection that will likely fuel controversy surrounding the company.


U.S. Navy intercepted North Korean ship: report

The U.S. Navy intercepted a North Korean ship suspected of carrying an illegal shipment of missile parts to Myanmar two weeks ago, the New York Times reported on late on Sunday, citing senior American officials.


Blue Angels commander steps down

The commander of the U.S. Navy's Blue Angels stepped down Friday in the wake of a subpar performance at a Virginia air show this week.


Somali Man Gets 30 Years for Navy Ship Attack

A Somali man who admitted his role in an attack on a U.S. Navy ship off the coast of Africa was sentenced Monday to 30 years in prison under an agreement that could return him to court to testify against five countrymen accused in the attack.


U.S. Navy holds 6 suspected pirates after battle

U.S. Navy holds 6 suspected pirates after battle

The U.S. Navy is holding six suspected pirates after a sea battle off the Horn of Africa.


U.S. Navy Captures 5 Pirates After High Seas Battle

U.S. Navy Captures 5 Pirates After High Seas Battle

Suspected Somali pirates fired on a U.S. Navy warship off East Africa early Thursday in what appeared to be a ransom-seeking attack on an American guided missile frigate, officials said.


US Navy plane crashes in Arabian Sea

A U.S. Navy aircraft crashed in the Persian Gulf region on Wednesday and one of the four crew members is still missing, the military said in a statement....


50-mph warships being tested by Navy

50-mph warships being tested by Navy

The Navy's need for speed is being answered by a pair of warships that have reached freeway speeds during testing at sea.


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