Image of the Day: 8 July 2016


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A landing craft, air cushion, assigned to Assault Craft Unit (ACU) 5, exits the well deck of the amphibious assault ship USS Boxer (LHD 4) during amphibious operations.

Image courtesy of the US Navy 

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Image of the Day:27 June 2016


US Army

U.S. Army M2 Bradleys sit in position on a cause-way for transport to the exercise Native Atlas base camp after being driven off

USNS Seay.

Watch: “U.S. Navy Carriers (The History)”


This is an informative video with lots of old pictures and video clips! Enjoy

Image of the Day: 21 June 2016


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A U.S. Navy E/A-18G Growler launches off the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt in the Pacific Ocean.

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Image of the Day: 17 June 2016


Manning the rails

Sailors & Marines manning the rails during Fleet Week, 2015 aboard the USS America. Read more about this America class vessel; the Navy  doesn’t quite know what she is! 

Image of the Day: 5 June 2016


PACIFIC OCEAN (April 13, 2008) The guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) steams ahead of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a simulated straits transit. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is conducting Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) preparing for a deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Scott (Released)

PACIFIC OCEAN (April 13, 2008) The guided-missile cruiser USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) steams ahead of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76) during a simulated straits transit. The Ronald Reagan Carrier Strike Group is conducting Joint Task Force Exercise (JTFEX) preparing for a deployment. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Joshua Scott (Released)

 

Image of the Day: 19 May 2016

USS Ronald Reagan at Sea

USS Ronald Reagan at Sea

USS Ronald Reagan at Sea

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Image of the Day: 6 May 2016


The only easy day was Yesterday

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Image of the Day: 1 May 2016


 

United States Navy carrier and a Tomcat combat fighter

Image of the Day: 30 April 2016


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Maintaining the USS Independence.

I’m sure rust is kept at bay with numerous coats of paint. The anchor tells us the sheer size of this  floating city. 

 

DARPA’s robot sub-hunter: ‘A Klingon bird of prey’


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Others might have compared the U.S. Navy trimaran, with its narrow hull and dual floats arching into the water, to a Polynesian outrigger canoe. But regardless of its appearance, the strange-looking vessel tied to the dock may be the future of warfare.

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Image of the Day: 27 March 2016


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Image of the Day: 23 March 2016


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USS Iowa firing a full 9-gun 16-inch broadside.

Image courtesy of the US Navy

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Image of the Day: 13 March 2016


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24 photos that show the synchronized chaos of America’s aircraft-carrier flight decks


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America’s aircraft carriers are the heart of the US Navy and serve as American territory floating around the world, allowing the US to project massive air and sea military might

 

During flight operations, an aircraft carrier’s deck is an extremely dangerous place with expensive fighter jets and helicopters landing and taking off on a short runway. However, sailors and airmen mitigate risks by fine tuning the chaos with coordination and precision.

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Here are 24 pictures to prove there is really nothing quite like
America’s aircraft carriers.

Link here too!  

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