United States Navy

Naval warfare branch of US Armed Forces

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the eight 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. It has the highest combined battle fleet tonnage and the world's largest aircraft carrier fleet, with eleven in service, two new carriers under construction, and five other carriers planned. With 336,978 personnel on active duty and 101,583 in the Ready Reserve, the U.S. Navy is the third largest of the U.S. military service branches in terms of personnel. It has 290 deployable combat vessels and more than 3,700 operational aircraft as of June 2019, making it the third-largest air force in the world, after the United States Air Force and the United States Army.

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Here are the top stories for Friday, January 10th: U.S. imposes new sanctions on Iran; Pompeo doubles down on intelligence about Souleimani; Navy says Russian..
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Russia denied on Friday that one of its navy vessels had come dangerously close to a U.S. Navy destroyer in the North Arabian Sea the previous day, Russian news..
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The US Navy released footage of a Russian navy ship approaching the USS Farragut in the Arabian Sea.
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A Russian Navy ship "aggressively approached" a US destroyer conducting routine operations in the North Arabian Sea Thursday, the Navy said.
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The U.S. Navy said the Russian ship delayed changing its course and its aggressive approach towards the USS Farragut increased the risk of collision.
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A Russian warship "aggressively approached" a U.S. Naval destroyer in the North Arabian Sea on Thursday, Navy officials said Friday. "While conducting routine..
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A Russian navy ship "aggressively approached" a U.S. Navy destroyer in the North Arabian Sea on Thursday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet said in a..
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Amid intensifying tensions between Tehran and Washington, the U.S. Navy is in Iran's crosshairs.
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