| Mar 20, 2011
| 4:56 PM
A four-story building in Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi's Tripoli compound has been heavily damaged, possibly by cruise missiles, CNN's Nic Robertson reported.
Robertson, invited by government officials to see the damage, said early Monday local time that...
| May 31, 2011
| 2:39 PM
An Iranian man today pleaded guilty in a Chicago federal courtroom to trying to illegally export missile parts and other equipment to Iran in violation of U.S. law, U.S. Attorney Patrick Fitzgerald's office said today.
Authorities say Davoud Baniameri in...
| Mar 1, 2011
SAN DIEGO -- The U.S. Navy launched a test missile Tuesday afternoon and it caused quite a stir around San Diego County.
The loud 'boom' was heard around 1 p.m. Tuesday and the U.S. Navy confirmed that they caused it.
"It was a big boom and small...
| Jul 13, 2011
| 9:44 AM
A recent report by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments concluded, "Historically the U.S. military has often been slow to identify, adequately prioritize, and respond effectively to the emerging challenges likely to impose the greatest...
| Jul 12, 2012
| 6:43 AM
WASHINGTON -- The Navy is rushing tiny underwater drones to the Persian Gulf to help find and destroy sea mines as part of an American military buildup aimed at stopping Iran from closing the strategic Strait of Hormuz in the event of a crisis, U.S....
| Feb 27, 2012
| 10:00 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The John C. Stennis Carrier Strike Group returned to San Diego Monday morning following a seven-month deployment to the western Pacific and Middle East.
The Nimitz-class carrier USS John C. Stennis, which is homeported in Bremerton, Wash.,...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 6:53 AM
North Korea said Tuesday that it would not abandon its plan to carry out a satellite launch next month despite recent warnings from President Barack Obama over the move.
The North "will not give up the satellite launch for peaceful purposes, which is a...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 10:17 PM
In a private conversation made public by a live microphone, President Obama appeared to be putting off diplomatic talks with Russian leaders about a controversial missile defense system in Eastern Europe until after the November election, prompting...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 2:37 PM
A submarine under construction will be named the USS Illinois, the Secretary of the Navy announced today.
One of five Virginia-class attack submarines being built in Newport News, Va., the USS Illinois would be the second ship named after the state,...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:20 PM
Robert M. Stock, a retired electrical engineer and FBI fingerprint pioneer whose work led to the establishment of the Automated Fingerprint Identification System, died Wednesday of complications from a stroke at his Severna Park home.
He was 83.
| May 23, 2012
| 11:45 AM
SAN DIEGO -- The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, guided-missile cruiser USS Bunker Hill and guided-missile destroyer USS Halsey returned to San Diego Wednesday morning after a deployment of nearly six months.
Friends and family gathered for joyful...