US Navy veteran released by Iran arrives in Switzerland

A US Navy veteran has arrived in Switzerland after being released by Iran. Michael White had been detained since 2018. President Donald Trump thanked Tehran for his release. It comes a day after an Iranian scientist arrived back in Tehran after being freed from a prison in the United States. Al Jazeera’s Victoria Gatenby reports. … Read more US Navy veteran released by Iran arrives in Switzerland

Vegetables harvested off a beach in S China

A navy unit stationed on the Xisha Islands of the South China Sea harvested seven kinds of vegetables on a piece of sandy land, aiming to tackle the shortage of vegetables on islands. As the coral sand here contains high volume of salt and alkali and lacks fresh water, vegetables are hard to grow. The … Read more Vegetables harvested off a beach in S China

Chinese-built aircraft carrier undergoes sea trial

China’s first home-built aircraft carrier, the Shandong, is undergoing a sea trial. Officials say it’s in line with the annual testing plan for the country’s navy. This is the carrier’s first training voyage since it was commissioned in December. The vessel was reported to have left its shipyard in the northeastern city of Dalian on … Read more Chinese-built aircraft carrier undergoes sea trial

First Iranian oil tanker reaches Venezuelan waters

Venezuela’s navy and air force have escorted the first of five Iranian oil tankers into its waters, carrying more than a million barrels of fuel. The second docked not long ago. The United States, which has imposed sanctions on both countries, says it is monitoring the convoy. But Venezuela and Iran have warned Washington not … Read more First Iranian oil tanker reaches Venezuelan waters

U.S. Navy Ship Uses High-Tech Laser Weapon to Shoot Down Drone

New footage released by the U.S. military shows a Navy ship shooting down a drone with a high-powered laser. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ Email us at quicktakenews@gmail.com QuickTake by Bloomberg … Read more U.S. Navy Ship Uses High-Tech Laser Weapon to Shoot Down Drone

Trump says he won’t wear a mask in front of cameras

President Donald Trump brought a navy blue mask stamped with the presidential seal to a Ford plant in Michigan on Thursday. But he refused to wear it in front of cameras. “I didn’t want to give the press the pleasure of seeing it,” Trump said before showing off his fabric face covering, which he said … Read more Trump says he won’t wear a mask in front of cameras

One person dead after Canadian acrobatic jet crashes

A Canadian acrobatic jet crashed into a British Columbia neighbourhood on Sunday during a flyover intended to boost morale during the pandemic, killing one crew member, seriously injuring another and setting a house on fire. Video appeared to show at least one person ejecting. The crash left debris scattered across the neighbourhood near the airport … Read more One person dead after Canadian acrobatic jet crashes

Video purports to show leak onboard HMS Prince of Wales

The Royal Navy has launched an investigation following a leak aboard HMS Prince of Wales, its £3 billion aircraft carrier, while it was docked at a naval base. Video published on Facebook showed water pouring through the ceiling into an accommodation area of the 65,000-tonne warship. The leak is understood to have taken place on … Read more Video purports to show leak onboard HMS Prince of Wales

Five U.S. sailors in Guam test positive for virus again after recovering

Five sailors on a U.S. aircraft carrier sidelined in Guam have tested positive for the coronavirus a second time after recovering. The Navy said the sailors have since been taken off the ship and put in isolation. The five sailors previously tested positive and went through at least two weeks of isolation. They had to … Read more Five U.S. sailors in Guam test positive for virus again after recovering

Blue Angels Flypast: Navy Airplanes Fly Over Detroit, Chicago to Honor Health Workers

The U.S. Navy’s Blue Angels joined in an effort dubbed #AmericaStrong with the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds for joint flyovers this month over several hospitals in the country. They conducted a flypast over Detroit to honor essential health care workers on Tuesday. Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: … Read more Blue Angels Flypast: Navy Airplanes Fly Over Detroit, Chicago to Honor Health Workers

Sailors killed after Iran missile ‘accidentally’ strikes own ship

An accidental missile strike by the Iranian navy on one of its vessels has killed 19 sailors. The incident happened on Sunday during exercises near the Strait of Hormuz – a busy international shipping route. Al Jazeera’s Zain Basravi reports from Tehran. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish – … Read more Sailors killed after Iran missile ‘accidentally’ strikes own ship

BBC Sport commentator Andrew Cotter lends voice to penguin parade on Phillip Island

BBC Sport commentator Andrew Cotter has narrated the nightly walk of the fairy penguins of Phillip Island as a high stakes, long-distance race. ‘There’s the defending champion, wearing his familiar navy blue and white. Great waddling style,’ Cotter says as one penguin hits the lead. Cotter has become one of the pandemic’s viral hits after … Read more BBC Sport commentator Andrew Cotter lends voice to penguin parade on Phillip Island

Everything under CONTROL? USA, TRUMP and the CORONAVIRUS crisis – VisualPolitik EN

This video is sponsored by Newsvoice. Download Newsvoice for free: https://newsvoice.com/visualpolitik Let’s fix the news. Together. The United States is taking a beating from Sars-Cov-2, a virus whose consequences are reaching all the nooks and crannies of US society. From the economy to the prisons, the Navy and the census itself. The Covid-19 has unleashed … Read more Everything under CONTROL? USA, TRUMP and the CORONAVIRUS crisis – VisualPolitik EN

Iran missile ‘accidentally’ strikes own ship, kills one sailor

An Iranian missile fired during a training exercise in the Gulf of Oman has struck a support vessel near its target, killing at least one sailor and wounding several others, according to Iranian media. The friendly fire incident happened on Sunday near the port of Jask, some 1,270 kilometres (790 miles) southeast of Tehran on … Read more Iran missile ‘accidentally’ strikes own ship, kills one sailor

WWII front stories | How UK Royal Navy sailor became Russian convoy veteran

Ernie Davies served in Britain’s Royal Navy & in the ‘Arctic Convoys’ which braved German air raids to deliver much-needed military equipment & food to the USSR. Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com Like us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/RTnews Follow us on VK https://vk.com/rt_international Follow us on Twitter http://twitter.com/RT_com Follow us on … Read more WWII front stories | How UK Royal Navy sailor became Russian convoy veteran