The forward-deployed amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) and the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) maneuver to conduct a replenishment-at-sea.
U.S. Sending Iraq Antitank Weapons to Thwart Militants’ Bombings The U.S. is sending Iraq’s military 1,000 antitank weapons to defend against armored vehicles jury-rigged by Islamic State into otherwise unstoppable suicide bombs like those it used to capture Ramadi. The weapons, due for delivery by mid-June under plans that already were under way, will give […]
FYI Murdoc finally caved and deleted the the old blogspot Blogger version of Murdoc Online. I don’t think it will be missed. All of the content is on this site. Had a few minutes of nostalgia poking around.
F-35Cs Cut Back As U.S. Navy Invests In Standoff Weapons The U.S. Navy has reduced its planned buys of the Lockheed Martin F-35C Joint Strike Fighter by almost one-third over the fiscal 2016-2020 Future Years Defense Program (FYDP), while committing almost $800 million to new standoff weapon developments and canceling the only missile program that […]
Brian Williams, Under Scrutiny, Will Take Leave From ‘NBC Nightly News’ Brian Williams, acknowledging that the scrutiny and criticism he was attracting was becoming a distraction for his network, said on Saturday that he was stepping aside as anchor of NBC’s “Nightly News” for the next several days. In a memo to the NBC News […]
NBC’s Brian Williams Admits He ‘Misremembered’ Being in Helicopter Shot Down in Iraq Williams has been telling a story about how he was in a helicopter forced down after taking an RPG hit in Iraq in 2003. It turns out that it’s all completely true except for the part where he was in a helicopter […]
HELMAND PROVINCE, Afghanistan (Jan. 25, 2009) Seabees assigned to Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 7 place dirt into Hescoe protective barriers utilizing an up-armored excavator at a forward operating base. NMCB-7 is deployed to Afghanistan to provide contingency construction support to Alliance forces supporting NATO International Security Assistance Forces. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Michael B. Lavender/Released)