F-18 few around and traps
VFA-211 Super Hornets bringing the $hit Hot Break and bagging a few traps onboard the USS Enterprise. Also known as the "Triple Nickel" (Breaking 500', 500kts and .5NM BEFORE the boat).
The Office of Naval Research wants guided munitions to be compatible with current naval artillery guns, too. It’s the Navy’s latest step into its quest to improve warships’ capabilities to shoot down missiles coming at them — as well as fire projectiles at enemies miles and miles away. Announced on July 19, the new program is called Hyper Velocity Projectile, and the Navy hopes that researchers will find a way to design bullets that will work both with naval artillery guns like the Mark 45 and its rail guns, weapons that will hasten “the end of the dominance of the missile,” Adm. Gary Roughead, the former top officer in the Navy
Sailors from USS New York remember 9/11 and what serving on a ship forged from 7 tons of World Trade Center steel means to them.
From the great series 'Jetstream' by discovery canada.
47 crew members die when a gun turret explodes on an old U.S. battleship.