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U.S. Navy Investigating if Destroyer Crash Was Caused by Cyberattack

The military is examining whether compromised computer systems were responsible for one of two U.S. Navy destroyer collisions with merchant vessels that occurred in recent months, Vice Adm. Jan Tighe, the deputy chief of naval operations for information warfare, said on Thursday. Via: Elias Groll Naval investigators are scrambling to determine the causes of the mishaps, including whether hackers infiltrated ...

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U.S. carrier group begins ‘routine patrol’ of tense South China Sea

In a move likely to stoke the ire of Beijing, the U.S. Navy’s Carrier Strike Group 1, which includes the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, began what the navy called “routine operations” in the contested South China Sea on Saturday. Via: japantimes.co.jp  Beijing had warned Washington last week not to challenge its sovereignty in the strategic waterway amid reports that ...

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Chinese Seize U.S. Navy Unmanned Vehicle

A U.S. Navy unmanned buoyancy glider was taken by Chinese forces in international waters earlier this week, two defense officials confirmed to USNI News on Friday. The glider was operating with U.S. Military Sealift Command ship USNS Bowditch (T-AGS-62) about 50 miles off of Subic Bay in the Philippines when a People’s Liberation Army Navy ship took the glider both ...

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Russia and China Fear America’s Seawolf-Class Submarines

The Seawolf-class submarines were envisioned as the best submarines ever built. Designed to succeed the Los Angeles–class attack submarines and maintain America’s edge in the underwater domain, the class suffered from cost overruns and the collapse of the Soviet Union. While still some of the best submarines ever built, they were built at reduced numbers. In the late 1980s, the ...

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