US Navy

  • Undersea drone hunt for Malaysian plane may take two months 15-04-2014 04:18 PM

    Sydney/Perth: A US Navy underwater drone sent to search for a missing Malaysian jetliner on the floor of the Indian Ocean could take up to two months to scour a 600 sq km area where the plane is believed to have sunk, US search authorities said on Tuesday. The prediction...
  • Missing jet search: Ship hunting for more 'pings' 08-04-2014 10:53 AM

    Search crews hunting for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet have failed to relocate faint sounds heard deep below the Indian Ocean that officials said were consistent with a plane's black boxes, the head of the search operation said Tuesday. Angus Houston, the retired Australian air chief marshal who is heading...
  • Malaysia jet search flights called off due to severe weather 27-03-2014 10:35 AM

    Perth: Aircraft searches for a Malaysia jetliner presumed crashed in the southern Indian Ocean have been called off for Thursday due to bad weather, a US Navy officer told Reuters. "The forecast in the area was calling for severe icing, severe turbulence and near zero visibility," said Lieutenant Commander Adam...
  • US navy quits search for Malaysian airliner 18-03-2014 07:24 AM

    Washington: The Navy ship that has been helping search for the missing Malaysian airliner is dropping out of the hunt, US military officials said on Monday. The Navy's 7th Fleet determined that long-range naval aircraft are a more efficient means of looking for the plane or its debris, now that...
  • Watch: Video of US Navy Yard shooter released by FBI 26-09-2013 08:26 AM

    The FBI has released the video of the Washington DC Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. The FBI has said that he didn't target specific individuals when he opened fire inside a building on September 16. The FBI has also confirmed that Alexis was delusional. Alexis shot down 12 people before...
  • Barack Obama for new gun laws to stop 'ritual' of massacres in US 18-09-2013 12:22 PM

    The killing of 12 people by an alleged lone gunman at the US Navy Yard in Washington has revived the demands for strong gun control measures, absence of which has been the major cause for "ritual" of shooting massacres, US President Barack Obama has said. Obama, in an interview with...
  • US Navy was warned that Washington shooter 'heard voices' 18-09-2013 08:14 AM

    Rhode Island police warned the US Navy last month that Washington Navy Yard gunman Aaron Alexis had reported "hearing voices," raising further questions about how he gained security clearance at the complex where he went on a shooting rampage. Officials say Alexis, a Navy contractor and former Navy reservist, opened...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: Suspected gunman a military contractor 17-09-2013 10:48 PM

    The police believed that the dead suspected gunman was a 34-year-old military contractor Aaron Alexis. He was armed with two rifles and a handgun. The FBI is searching for a motive. Friends say he was a practicing Buddhist. ...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: 13 people including gunman dead 17-09-2013 07:33 AM

    Washington: A former Navy reservist went on a shooting rampage on Monday inside a building at the heavily secured Washington Navy Yard, firing from a balcony onto office workers in an atrium below, authorities and witnesses said. Thirteen people were killed, including the gunman. Authorities said they were looking for...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: 6 people and 1 gunman killed, many injured 16-09-2013 10:09 PM

    Washington: At least one gunman opened fire inside a building at the Washington Navy Yard on Monday morning, and officials said six people were killed and as many as 10 were wounded, including a law enforcement officer. A shooter had died, though it wasn't immediately clear how, according to a...
  • News 360: PM, Sonia visit riot-hit Muzaffarnagar 16-09-2013 09:40 PM

    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh along with Congress President Sonia Gandhi visited the riot-hit Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh. Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi and MoS Home Affairs RPN Singh are also accompanied the Prime Minister and Congress chief. ...
  • US Navy Yard shooting: Gunmen open fire, several killed, many injured 16-09-2013 09:08 PM

    A Defense Department official says several people have been killed and as many as 10 have been wounded in a shooting at the Washington Navy Yard. The exact number of people killed and the conditions of those wounded was not immediately known. ...
  • 7 US Navy SEALs punished for revealing secrets 09-11-2012 12:42 PM

    Washington: Seven members of the secretive Navy SEAL Team 6, including one involved in the mission to get Osama bin Laden, have been punished for disclosing classified information, senior Navy officials said on Thursday. Four other SEALs are under investigation for similar alleged violations, one official said. The SEALs are...
  • Seven Navy SEALS punished for leaking info for videogame 09-11-2012 12:32 PM

    Washington: Seven members of an elite US Navy SEAL team, including one who participated in the raid that killed al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, have been reprimanded for disclosing classified material while helping produce a videogame, officials said on Thursday. All seven of the special operations forces who were...
  • 'China boosts naval power with carrier programme' 28-07-2011 03:20 AM

    Beijing: China is building two aircraft carriers as part of a military modernisation programme that is causing concern among other Asian countries, sources said on Wednesday. President Hu Jintao has made the navy a keystone of China's defence upgrade and the carriers will be among the most visible signs of...
  • Pakistan college contest: praise for bin Laden 02-07-2011 12:44 AM

    Lahore: Two months after the covert US raid that killed Osama bin Laden, posters emblazoned with images of the burning World Trade Center towers appeared at the country's largest university advertising a literary contest to glorify the slain al-Qaida chief. The poem and essay competition at the prestigious Punjab University...
  • Al-Zawahri succeeds bin Laden as al-Qaida leader 17-06-2011 12:39 AM

    Cairo: Osama bin Laden's longtime deputy Ayman al-Zawahri, a fiery ideologue who is known for his deep hatred of the West and helped plan the 9/11 attacks, has taken control of al-Qaida after the death of the terror network's founder, the group said on Thursday. Al-Zawahri, an Egyptian-born surgeon, has...
  • 'UK-trained Saudi forces deployed in Bahrain' 29-05-2011 01:32 PM

    London: Britain trained Saudi Arabia's forces which were sent into neighbouring Bahrain to help crush a pro-democracy uprising in the tiny gulf kingdom early this year, a media report said on Sunday. Saudi Arabian National Guard, the elite security force deployed during the recent protests in Bahrain, was given training...
  • 'Osama in Pak was our incompetence' 08-05-2011 05:07 PM

    Hello and welcome to Devil's Advocate. Nothing could be more embarrassing for Pakistan than the fact that Osama bin Laden was living in Abbottabad for perhaps five years before being killed in a stealth operation by US Navy SEAL commandos. With me to answer the many questions that arises, the...
  • 30 Minutes: Operation Geronimo 07-05-2011 09:33 PM

    This week on '30 Minutes', catch how Operation Geronimo started and ended in success with the killing of Osama bin Laden, the face of terror. ...
  • Who are the men who killed Osama bin Laden? 06-05-2011 01:33 PM

    As details unfold about the elite U-S military raid that took out Osama, many are enthralled by the mystery men behind the operation. CNN traveled to the Navy SEALs' home town of Virginia Beach for a closer look. ...
  • Osama a mass killer of Muslims: Clinton 05-05-2011 10:35 AM

    Washington: Slain al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden, who was shot dead in his hideout by Special US forces in Pakistan, was a mass killer of Muslims and not a martyr as a few people are trying to portray, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has said. In her remarks to the...
  • Who are the US Navy Seals and what they do? 03-05-2011 02:09 PM

    The top secret operation by the US special forces to kill Osama bin laden was code named Geronimo after a late 19th century Apache chief. The entire operation lasted 40 minutes and was carried out by a team called Seal 6 said to be the best of the best special...
  • US opposes military solution to Bahrain unrest 16-03-2011 07:19 AM

    Washington: Noting that military force was not an answer to unrest in Bahrain, the US has urged the ruling regime to engage in the political dialogue to respond to the grievances and the desires of the Bahrainians. The comments came a day after Saudi Arabia sent troops to Bahrain to...
  • Somali pirates fire at US Navy chopper 28-08-2009 11:27 PM

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  • US seeks India's help to counter China 29-03-2008 12:53 AM

    Melbourne: Teen pace sensation Pat Cummins' injury-forced absence from the India-Australia Test series has made it an even contest and the hosts will need greentops to contain the famed batting line-up of the visiting side, feels former Aussie captain Steve Waugh. India and Australia will square off in a four-match...
  • Find out how to fly a fighter plane 22-02-2008 10:02 PM

    Sydney: Australia's fielding coach Steve Rixon is impressed with Michael Clarke's leadership skills in Sri Lanka. Rixon, who played key role in turning Stephen Fleming into one of the most respected captains of New Zealand, feels Clarke will also turn out to be champion leader. The Australian was responsible for...
  • Google finds swastik-shaped barracks, US Navy in deep waters 02-10-2007 02:14 AM

    The controversy is over a US Navy secret that's been outed by Google. ...