Centcom: U.S. Ship Fires Warning Shots as Iranian Vessel Makes ‘Unsafe’ Approach

WASHINGTON, July 25, 2017 — A U.S. coastal patrol ship participating in a coalition exercise in the Persian Gulf fired warning shots today after warning an Iranian naval vessel that was conducting what U.S. Central Command officials called "an unsafe and unprofessional interaction" in international waters. Warning Flares, Danger Signal The Thunderbolt crew then fired warning flares and … Continue reading Centcom: U.S. Ship Fires Warning Shots as Iranian Vessel Makes ‘Unsafe’ Approach

See the USS Fitzgearld limp back into port as it list to one side from the collision.

http://bit.ly/2tRWfA3 Video of the USS Fitzgerald as it arrives back at its port in Japan. The ship is listing to port and as the ship is turned to dock, you can see the area damaged by the collision with the container ship. It is said most of the damage is below the water line. The … Continue reading See the USS Fitzgearld limp back into port as it list to one side from the collision.

USS Carl Vinson, power forward!

Navy F/A-18 Hornets and Super Hornets fly over the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, front; the guided-missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer, right, and USS Michael Murphy, left; and the guided-missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain in the western Pacific Ocean, June 12, 2017. Navy photo by Petty Officer 2nd Class Sean M. Castellano

Armed to the teeth! Ready for bear…

MEDITERRANEAN SEA (June 7, 2017) An F/A-18F Super Hornet attached to the "Blacklions" of Strike Fighter Squadron (VFA) 213 is fully loaded with 10 GBU-32 1,000 pound bombs aboard the aircraft carrier USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77). George H.W. Bush, part of the George H.W. Bush Carrier Strike Group, is conducting naval operations in … Continue reading Armed to the teeth! Ready for bear…

Bonhomme Richard Loaded For Deployment…

WHITE BEACH, Okinawa (June 5,2017) Surface and air units embark the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) prior to the summer deployment. Bonhomme Richard, flagship of the Bonhomme Richard Amphibious Ready Group (ARG), is operating in the Indo-Asia-Pacific region to serve as a forward-capability for any type of contingency. (U.S. Navy video by … Continue reading Bonhomme Richard Loaded For Deployment…

USS Pinckney (DDG 91) fires missile…

PACIFIC OCEAN (June 7, 2017) The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91) fires a telemetry missile from the forward missile deck. Pinckney is underway as part of the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group on a regularly scheduled deployment to the Western Pacific and Indian Oceans. (U.S. Navy video by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class … Continue reading USS Pinckney (DDG 91) fires missile…