US Navy calls off search for pilot downed in jet crash

The US Navy suspended its search Saturday for a pilot who was missing after his jet collided with another US aircraft in the western Pacific Ocean.

NASA, US Navy complete recovery tests for Orion spacecraft

NASA and the US Navy have completed the second round of practice recoveries of the Orion spacecraft, which is designed to take humans to the Moon, asteroids and eventually to Mars.

China`s aircraft carrier puts naval ambitions on show

At a northern quayside China`s first aircraft carrier dwarfs nearby vessels, its take-off ramp rising higher than the top deck of the cruise ship at the next berth, symbolising the country`s naval ambitions.

US F-35 fighter jets approved to fly again: Pentagon

A troubled US fleet of F-35A fighter jets which was grounded due to an engine issue has been given a limited approval to fly again, the Pentagon announced on Tuesday.

US Navy gets its first four-star female admiral

The US Navy has promoted a woman to the rank of a four-star admiral for the first time in its 238-year history, a milestone for females in the American military.

US Navy gets its first four-star female admiral

In a first for the US Navy in its 236-year-old history, it has appointed a woman as its four star admiral.

Navy has its first female four-star admiral

The US Navy has its first female four-star admiral.

Australia rules out swathe of ocean as MH370 crash zone

Australia on Thursday ruled out a large swathe of Indian Ocean as Flight MH370`s final resting place after a lengthy underwater hunt, as a US Navy official queried whether the missing plane ever went there.

Acoustic pings at heart of MH370 hunt not likely from black box: US official

Four acoustic transmissions that have been the focus of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 are no longer believed to have come from the plane`s black box, a US official said on Thursday.

Iran vows to ``destroy US Navy`` in any upcoming confrontation

Iran is prepared to `destroy the US Navy` in any upcoming confrontation, a senior Iranian naval commander has said.

Malaysia Airlines search halted again over technical problems

The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 hit a fresh snag on Thursday after it was found the underwater drone at the heart of the operation had been damaged, forcing what could be another lengthy delay.

Three US Navy planes crushed in Japan snow: Report

At least three US Navy P-3 Orion surveillance planes were crushed "beyond repair" when unusually heavy snowfall swept across Japan in February, a US military daily reported Wednesday.

Bahrain court sentences 5 in alleged F1 bomb plot

A Bahraini defence lawyer said today a criminal court in the Gulf kingdom has convicted and sentenced five people to five years in prison each on terrorism charges over what authorities say was an attempt to bomb last year`s Formula One race.

Bahrain court sentences 8 to life for bombing

A Bahraini defense lawyer says a court in the Gulf island kingdom has sentenced eight people to life in prison for the murder of a policeman and an attempt to kill others in a bomb blast.

Fourth officer charged in US Navy bribery scandal

A fourth US Navy officer has been charged with leaking information to a foreign defense contractor in exchange for cash and other gifts in a widening bribery scandal, officials said Thursday.

Fire aboard US missile cruiser, no one hurt

A fire broke out aboard a US Navy guided missile destroyer as it was crossing the Atlantic, but no one was injured in the blaze, the Pentagon said today.

US sends Navy destroyer to Black Sea amid Ukraine crisis

The US Navy destroyer -- USS Donald Cook -- the second American military ship to be deployed in the Black Sea amid the Ukraine crisis, is scheduled to arrive in the designated waters Thursday, a Pentagon spokesman has said.

US will cut Air Force nuke missile force by 50

The Obama administration says the number of launch-ready Air Force land-based nuclear missiles will shrink to 400, the lowest total since the early 1960s, as part of a plan for complying with a US-Russia arms treaty.

Navy rescues family with sick baby from sailboat

US sailors rescued a family with an ill 1-year-old baby from a sailboat that broke down hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast, boarding them on Sunday onto a San Diego-bound Navy ship so the girl could get medical treatment.

US Navy testing more sophisticated pilotless helicopters

The helicopter kicked up a cloud of freshly fallen snow that partly obscured the ground below, but despite the poor visibility, it gently touched down in a landing that was unremarkable except for the fact no one was at the controls.