United States Navy

Naval warfare branch of the United States Armed Forces

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The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. It is the largest and most capable navy in the world and it has been estimated that in terms of tonnage of its active battle fleet alone, it is larger than the next 13 navies combined, which includes 11 U.S. allies or partner nations. with the highest combined battle fleet tonnage and the world's largest aircraft carrier fleet, with eleven in service, and two new carriers under construction. With 319,421 personnel on active duty and 99,616 in the Ready Reserve, the Navy is the third largest of the service branches. It has 282 deployable combat vessels and more than 3,700 operational aircraft as of Marchย 2018, making it the second-largest air force in the world, after the United States Air Force.

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Countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began "enhanced security patrols" in the international waters of the Arabian Gulf area on Saturday, the U.S...
Credit: Reuters - Published 3 days ago

In a departure from tradition, seniority kept aside in Navy chief's appointment
Credit: DNA - Published 4 days ago

Eddy Montes, a protestor shot dead in a Nicaragua prison this week, was a naturalized U.S. citizen who served in the Navy, but ultimately returned to the Central..
Credit: Reuters - Published 5 days ago

In light of the COMCASA agreement signed last year during the 2+2 talks between Indian and American foreign and defence ministers, exchange of information on..
Credit: DNA - Published 6 days ago

The head of operations of the United States Navy said on Wednesday that its freedom of navigation movements in the disputed South China Sea get more attention..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

The head of operations of the United States Navy said on Wednesday that its freedom of navigation operations in the disputed South China Sea get more attention..
Credit: Reuters - Published 1 week ago

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