The US Navy has awarded General Dynamics Corporation a contract valued at $498 million to build a fourth amphibious assault ship that will serve as a floating base for military operations, the US Defense Department said on Friday.
The amphibious transport ship USS Mesa Verde with 550 Marines on board entered the Gulf on Monday to support possible US action to help Iraq's Shi'ite-led government combat a Sunni Islamist insurgency that has overtaken large areas of th
The search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 could take years, a US Naval Officer suggested on Sunday, as search and rescue officials raced to locate the plane's black box recorder days before its batteries are set to die.
The US Navy is moving one of its high-tech Black Box detectors closer to the search area for a missing Malaysia Airlines plane in remote seas off the Australian coast, bolstering hopes wreckage of the plane may be found soon.
The US Navy has handed over to Libyan authorities an oil tanker carrying crude that had been loaded at a port controlled by armed rebels in defiance of Tripoli's government.
The Morning Glory tanker was due to arrive later on
Operations at the US Navy Fifth Fleet in Bahrain will continue as normal despite a partial government shutdown in the US, said an official.
The US government went into partial shutdown yesterday, the first day of their fiscal year
Several people were killed and others injured when at least one gunman opened fire at the U.S. Navy Yard in Washington D.C. on Monday, authorities said.
One Navy official said that four people had died and eight others were injure
Genco, a leader in lifecycle logistics(SM) solutions, said that one of its units has secured a contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) to support the US Navy's presence in Bahrain and Centcom Theater.
The one-year, fi
Three US surveillance ships docked in Bahrain yesterday as America plans to double its presence in the region amid escalating tensions with Iran, a report said.
They will support maritime security operations carried out by the Fif
Saudi Arabia yesterday condemned continuous Iranian threats against Bahrain, with its Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal calling on Iran to work for appeasement and peace, instead of "fanning flames".
He was speaking