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  • Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations

    Navy conducts first series of drone and manned fighter jet operations
    The U.S. Navy said its jet-powered, bat-winged X-47B drone has conducted carrier deck operations and performed maneuvers alongside an F/A-18 fighter jet, marking the first time manned and unmanned aircraft have operated together on the same carrier....
  • Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston

    Navy divers confirm sunken wreck is World War II cruiser Houston
    U.S. Navy divers confirmed Monday that a wrecked vessel in southeast Asia is the World War II heavy cruiser Houston, a ship sunk by the Japanese that serves as the final resting place for about 700 sailors and Marines. The Houston, nicknamed “...
  • Navy will test Lockheed Martin exoskeleton technology

    Navy will test Lockheed Martin exoskeleton technology
    Lockheed Martin has received a contract for the U.S. Navy to evaluate and test human exoskeleton technology, which is basically a framework worn over clothing that is designed to help with heavy lifting. Specifically, the Navy is testing two Fortis...
  • PRESEASON POSTCARD: POC MT. EAST

    3 TIDBITS ON THE CARDINALS 1. Culkin in command. Mike Culkin, 42, is the new head coach, replacing Phil Dorn who left to become the coach at Catasauqua. Culkin, a Scranton Central grad, coached at Pocono Mountain East for six years before leaving for...
  • NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success

    NASA's 'flying saucer' test project deemed a success
    Scientists and engineers convened at La Cañada’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory Friday to share findings of a recent test project that could help NASA deposit bigger, heavier payloads and spacecraft on the Martian surface. The Low-Density Supersonic...
  • More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration

    More details announced for Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration
    Ships from six foreign countries and all over the East Coast, plus Texas, will be coming to Baltimore in September for the city's Star-Spangled Spectacular celebration, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced Tuesday morning. As part of the Battle of...
  • Chicago to get early peek at Blue Angels jets

    Chicago to get early peek at Blue Angels jets
    Chicagoans eager to see the U.S. Navy Blue Angels perform their famed daredevil stunts at the air show this weekend can catch the military jets a few days early when they fly over the city for a photo shoot Wednesday. Six pilots are scheduled to fly...
  • Critics decry lack of U.S. response to Bahrain expulsion

    Critics decry lack of U.S. response to Bahrain expulsion
    Bahrain's expulsion last month of the top U.S. diplomat for democracy and human rights was a provocative move that seemed sure to bring a strong reaction from Washington. But four weeks later, the Obama administration has made no visible response beyond...
  • PASSINGS: Ed Sprinkle, Brenda Marsh-Mitchell

    Ed Sprinkle Defensive end for Chicago Bears in '40s and '50s Ed Sprinkle, 90, a star defensive end for the Chicago Bears in the 1940s and `50s who was called the "meanest man" in football, died July 28 in the Chicago suburb of Palos Heights, his...
  • Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown

    Holt retires after 50 years at at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown
    Frances Goodwin Holt reported for duty at Naval Weapons Station Yorktown on June 20, 1966, to work as a chemist in naval mine warfare. She was about 26, barely 5 feet tall, a mere 90 pounds and one of only a handful of women who worked at the secluded...
  • Sailor to be punished for rape threat toward recruit on social media

    Sailor to be punished for rape threat toward recruit on social media
    A sailor based in Washington state has been found guilty of threatening to rape a California naval recruit in a social media posting and will now face internal discipline, Navy officials told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday. Nicholas Lord, a sailor...