Wife of Late Sen. Inouye Christens Warship Bearing His Name
A Hawaiian delegation brought a tropical flair to Maine as a U.S. Navy destroyer was christened at Bath Iron Works.
LBJ's Daughters Christen Stealthy Warship Bearing his Name
The 610-foot warship is the last in a class of three ships that are the largest destroyers built for the U.S. Navy.
Former US Sen. Levin Honored to Be Namesake of Warship
Retired U.S. Sen. Carl Levin of Michigan got a firsthand look at a massive warship that will one day bear his name.
Letters Describe Slugger Ted Williams' Service in Korean War
The letters were sent by the Boston Red Sox legend to his mistress back home.
Maine Shipyard Loses Out on Coast Guard Contract
The U.S. Coast Guard selected a Florida shipyard for a crucial contract to build Coast Guard cutters.
Navy Warship to Trade Some Speed for Firepower, Armor
The Navy spent hundreds of millions of taxpayer dollars to fulfill its need for speed with a new class of fast and agile wars...
New Ship's Capt. Kirk Used to 'Star Trek' Jokes
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US Navy Poised to Take Ownership of Its Largest Destroyer
The U.S. Navy is ready to take ownership of the Zumwalt, its largest and most technologically sophisticated destroyer.
How Stealthy Is Navy's New Destroyer? It Needs Reflectors
The future USS Zumwalt is so stealthy that it'll go to sea with reflective material that can be hoisted to make it more visib...
Admiral: Bath Shipbuilders Won't Install Electric Gun
The Navy is still considering putting an electric-powered gun aboard a Maine-built destroyer, but the futuristic weapon would...
Navy May Install Railgun for Zumwalt-Class Destroyer
The US Navy is considering whether to equip a Zumwalt-class destroyer with an electromagnetic railgun under development.
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Veterans and military groups are pushing for change in the upcoming defense bill.
DoD to Military Members, Dependents: Steer Clear of Vaping
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Ships from the Harry S. Truman Strike Group are deploying from this week, but one thing is missing -- the Truman.
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A helicopter crew was dispatched to conduct a search for possible people in distress.
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Guests on a sightseeing tour got to see what happens when a cruise ship collides with another boat, the USS Slater.