A US navy destroyer that engaged a superior Japanese fleet in the largest sea battle of the second world war in the Philippines has become the deepest shipwreck to be discovered, according to explorers. The USS Samuel B Roberts, popularly known as the “Sammy B”, was identified on Wednesday broken into two pieces on a […]

A future Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer will be named USS Telesforo Trinidad, after Fireman 2nd Class Telesforo De La Cruz Trinidad, Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro announced Thursday. Trinidad was awarded the Medal of Honor for his actions on January 21, 1915, aboard the USS San Diego, a 12,000-ton armored cruiser that was the flagship […]

MOSCOW, Nov 25 (Reuters) – Russia’s military is tracking the guided missile destroyer USS Arleigh Burke after it entered the Black Sea to patrol with NATO allies, TASS news agency cited the Russian defence ministry as saying on Thursday. The manoeuvre comes at a time of high tension in the region, with Russia, Ukraine and […]

USS Porter (U.S. Sixth Fleet photo via Xinhua) USS Porter (U.S. Sixth Fleet photo via Xinhua) Russia’s Black Sea Fleet is tracking the movement of U.S. guided-missile destroyer USS Porter that entered the Black Sea on Saturday, said the Russian Defense Ministry. The U.S. Sixth Fleet tweeted on Friday that USS Porter began its northbound […]

The U.S. military is denying a Russian claim that an American destroyer was chased off from attempting to enter Russian waters in the Sea of Japan. Russia’s defense ministry said Friday that USS Chafee “approached the territorial waters of the Russian Federation and attempted to cross the state border,” but turned back after being confronted […]

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Chafee (DDG 90) steams during a show of force transit exercise while underway conducting a composite training unit exercise (COMPTUEX) with the Nimitz Carrier Strike Group in preparation for an upcoming deployment in the Pacific Ocean on March 31, 2017. Courtesy Deanna C. Gonzales/U.S. Navy/Handout via REUTERS MOSCOW, Oct […]

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