A Malaysian contractor at the centre of a corruption scandal rocking the US Navy pleaded guilty to fraud charges on Thursday, admitting to bribing officials with cash, prostitutes, Cuban cigars and Kobe beef.
An upcoming 16-month deployment of the USS Fort Worth, a new coastal warship built by Lockheed Martin Corp, kicks off a new strategy by the US Navy that it says will save money and help maintain a presence overseas despite tighter budgets.
U.S. and European authorities on Friday announced the seizure of more than 400 secret website addresses and arrests of 16 people in a sweep targeting black markets for drugs and other illegal services.
Ever since the US started conducting military operations against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria since mid of June, Pentagon has spent a whopping amount of $1.1 billion, revealed the US Central Command.
In a breakthrough, the US Navy on Sunday said it has successfully developed cheap unmanned armed robotic boats that would not only its protect warships, but also, for the first time, autonomously "swarm" offensively on hostile vessels, giving naval war-fighters a decisive edge.