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  • Debate: What is the future of aircraft carriers?

    Debate: What is the future of aircraft carriers?
    Jerry Hendrix, a retired Navy captain with 26 years of service, recently published a 2,700-word article in the National Review on aircraft carriers. He looked at cost, capabilities and likely places for future battles.
  • Today in History

    Today is Tuesday, May 26, the 146th day of 2015. There are 219 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On May 26, 1940, Operation Dynamo, the evacuation of some 338,000 Allied troops from Dunkirk, France, began during World War II....

    Plea deal expected for man accused of selling secrets to Egypt

    Plea deal expected for man accused of selling secrets to Egypt
    NORFOLK — A court docket entry indicates a tentative plea deal has been reached in the case of a York County man accused of stealing design schematics for the nation's newest aircraft carrier. A "plea agreement hearing" for Mostafa Ahmed Awwad...

    Senate budget blueprint seeks to rein in aircraft carrier cost

    Sen. John McCain doesn't understand why planning costs for the second Ford-class aircraft carrier total $880 million. After building the first-in-class Gerald R. Ford, "you're supposed to cookie cutter them through," the Senate Armed Services chairman...

    USS Harry S. Truman leaves shipyard following maintenance

    The Navy says the nuclear-powered USS Harry S. Truman has finished seven months of maintenance at a Virginia shipyard. The aircraft carrier left Norfolk Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth on Friday. The ship's home port is just down the Elizabeth River at...