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Navy Investigates USS Fitzgerald Ship Collision Off Japan

The U.S. Navy has launched an investigation into the USS Fitzgerald guided missile destroyer’s collision with a Philippine-flagged container ship that occurred approximately 56 nautical miles off the coast of Honshu in Japan early Saturday. The impact caused significant damages to the Fitzgerald pilothouse and commanding officer’s cabin as well as flooded a …

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Deputy CNO Joseph Aucoin Eyes Lockheed, Raytheon Missiles for Anti-Surface Warfare Mission

The U.S. Navy‘s number-two uniformed officer eyes Lockheed Martin‘s Long-Range Anti-Ship Missile and Raytheon‘s Tomahawk cruise missile as possible options for the Offensive Anti-Surface Warfare program, Breaking Defense reported Wednesday. Breaking Defense quoted Vice Adm. Joseph Aucoin, deputy chief of naval operations,  as saying he wants the military service to compare a …

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