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US Navy chief asks Chinese counterpart for help on North Korea

Chief of U.S. Naval Operations Admiral John Richardson spoke with his Chinese counterpart Vice Admiral Shen Jinlong via a video teleconference. 

US Marine Corps confirms 16 service members killed in military plane crash

US Marine Corps confirms 16 service members killed in military plane crash

The aircraft crashed on Monday at approximately 4 pm CDT (5 pm EST) in northern Mississippi's LeFlore County, about 100 miles (160 km) north of Jackson, the state capital.

US Navy holds Japan memorial for sailors killed in crash

US Navy holds Japan memorial for sailors killed in crash

 Thousands of flag-waving mourners lined the streets of a US naval base in Japan Tuesday where a memorial service was held for seven sailors killed in a collision with a cargo ship this month. 

US Navy probes destroyer crash that killed seven in Japan

A probe into the crash between a US navy destroyer and a Philippine-flagged cargo ship was under way Monday, as the names of seven American sailors who died were made public.

US destroyer almost foundered after collision, bodies found: Seventh Fleet

The bodies of missing sailors were found in flooded compartments of the USS Fitzgerald, which came close to sinking after a collision with a container ship off Japan tore a gash under the warship`s waterline, the US Navy`s Seventh Fleet commander said on Sunday.

Bahrain says it too will jail Qatar sympathisers

The UAE yesterday announced a similar decision, warning that offenders could face between three and 15 years in prison and a fine of 500,000 dirhams. 

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

US forces killed seven AQAP militants through a combination of small-arms fire and precision air strikes.

US Navy veteran charged over Times Square carnage

US Navy veteran charged over Times Square carnage

Manhattan Criminal Court on Friday charged Richard Rojas with the murder of Alyssa Elsman, an 18-year old tourist.

US Navy makes nude photo sharing punishable offence

US Navy makes nude photo sharing punishable offence

The US Navy announced new regulations that make it a punishable offence for sailors and Marines to post nude pictures of service members online without consent.

US Navy redesigning its submarines to accommodate women

Every submarine in the US fleet was designed with the height, reach and strength of men in mind, from the way valves are placed to how display screens are angled.

US Navy sends strike group to Korean peninsula in show of force against North Korea's nuclear weapons

US Navy sends strike group to Korean peninsula in show of force against North Korea's nuclear weapons

The US Navy said Saturday it had sent a carrier-led strike group to the Korean peninsula in a show of force against North Korea`s "reckless" nuclear weapons programme.

US military developing 'super SEALs' with enhanced brainpower

US military developing 'super SEALs' with enhanced brainpower

Transcranial electrical stimulation was one of the technologies touted by then-Defence Secretary as part of his Defense Innovation Unit, or DIUx, initiative.

Japan, US conduct navy drill in East China Sea: Reports

The Japanese and US navies are conducting joint exercises in the East China Sea as tension intensifies in the region following North Korea's missile tests, local media reported today.

'Indo-US naval ties thriving but bureaucratic obstacles stay'

The Indo-US naval relationship is thriving under Prime Minister Narendra Modi but he has not been able to break up the "entrenched" bureaucratic obstacles as much as he set out to do, a top American think-tank has said.

Indian embassy in US providing all help to family of slain engineer

Indian embassy in US providing all help to family of slain engineer

The Indian embassy in Washington said it is closely monitoring the tragic shooting incident in Kansas and providing all help and assistance to the family of Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, who was shot dead in an apparent hate crime.

Beijing opposes US naval patrols in South China Sea

Beijing opposes US naval patrols in South China Sea

China said on Tuesday it opposed action by other countries under the pretext of freedom of navigation that undermined its sovereignty, after a U.S. aircraft carrier strike group began patrols in the contested South China Sea.

US Navy fires warning shots at Iranian boats

A US Navy ship fired warning shots at Iranian boats near the Strait of Hormuz, a US official said on Monday.

US Navy destroyer fires warning shots at Iranian vessels: US officials

US Navy destroyer fires warning shots at Iranian vessels: US officials

The officials, speaking on the condition of anonymity, said the USS Mahan established radio communication with the boats but they did not respond to requests to slow down. 

US Navy to deploy advanced early warning aircraft to Japan

US Navy to deploy advanced early warning aircraft to Japan

The move, although planned before the US election, comes amid fresh tension between the United States and Japan as President-elect Donald Trump questions the longstanding One-China policy.

China seizes American underwater drone in South China Sea

China seizes American underwater drone in South China Sea

The Chinese seizure will add to concerns about China`s growing military presence and aggressive posture in the disputed South China Sea.