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Naval Academy midshipmen busted for drug use
Five students at the storied school were busted for using cocaine, mushrooms and other drugs, while four others were faulted for failing to report the drug use.
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US Navy’s next amphibious warship to get laser weapon
Depending on the performance of the laser system, it could be onboard indefinitely, according to the program manager for LPD-17 and LX(R).
By Valerie Insinna
This admiral's brown water strategy blasted the Viet Cong out of the Mekong Delta waters
Vice Adm. Elmo “Bud” Zumwalt realized he had to inject new vigor into waterborne operations and devise a more effective strategy to abandon search-and-destroy tactics.
By David Sears
How North Vietnam's P-4s missed the mark
Modifications to the aluminum-hulled vessels improved the P-4’s air defense but had a downside.
By Carl O. Schuster
US Navy releases video of encounter with Iranian patrol boat
The U.S. Navy released video Tuesday of a close encounter between an Iranian and U.S. Navy patrol boats, which prompted the patrol craft Thunderbolt to fire warning shots.
By David B. Larter