US Navy

US Navy relieves admiral in charge of 7th Fleet

Wed, 23 Aug 2017 - 08:00 GMT

The US Navy on Wednesday relieved the admiral in charge of the service’s 7th Fleet based in Japan due to "loss of confidence" in his ability to command.

US Navy orders 'operational pause' after deadly collision

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 06:12 GMT

The US Navy on Monday ordered a worldwide "operational pause" to reassess its fleet after a destroyer collided with a tanker near Singapore.

US Navy ship fires warning shots at an Iranian boat in Gulf

Tue, 25 Jul 2017 - 04:25 GMT

A US Navy ship fired warning shots at an armed Iranian patrol boat Tuesday in the northern end of the Gulf, according to two US defense officials.

Bodies of US sailors found in flooded destroyer after Japan crash

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 - 09:12 GMT

The bodies of US sailors missing after their destroyer collided with a container ship off Japan have been found in flooded sleeping berths.

Genocide-indicted Bashir will be at Saudi summit: Sudan

Wed, 17 May 2017 - 03:05 GMT

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who has been charged with war crimes, will attend the same summit in Saudi Arabia as US President Donald Trump