Posts tagged as US Navy

Sailor killed aboard USS George HW Bush was struck by plane propeller

Thursday, September 20, 2018

A sailor killed aboard the USS George H.W. Bush was struck by an aircraft’s turning propeller after securing the plane to the ship’s flight deck, a Navy spokesman said Tuesday. Seaman Apprentice Joseph Min Naglak was struck by the propeller of an E-2C Hawkeye on Monday during flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier, which was off the East Coast of the United States, said Navy Cmdr. Dave Hecht, a spokesman…

US Navy and its allies train for undersea fights in the Mediterranean

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Ten allied navies have converged in the Mediterranean Sea this month to practice fighting submarines and surface warships, as a resurgent Russia expands its naval presence in the region. Dynamic Manta is an annual, 11-day NATO exercise meant to improve coordination between participating navies. The exercise off the coast of Sicily ends Friday. Linking technologies, crews and vessels is a complex challenge but crucial in submarine warfare within the vast…