• The US Navy ship that got walloped by rough seas on the way to NATO's biggest exercise in years is coming home

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    US Navy/Mass Comm. Specialist 3rd Class Colbey Livingston
    The amphibious dock landing ship Gunston Hall began making its way back to Virginia this week after heavy seas caused damage last month that forced it to miss NATO's Trident Juncture exercise in Europe.
    The crew reported battered landing craft and well deck barriers after encountering rough waves on the evening of Oct. 22 while sailing the Norwegian Sea. Although some sailors suffered minor injuries, Navy officials said that all were treated and returned to duty. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH: Step aboard...
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  • The US and Japan finished their 'largest and most complex' military exercise, amid rising tensions with China

    The US and Japan finished their 'largest and most complex' military exercise, amid rising tensions with China

    6 days ago - By Business Insider

    US Navy/Mass Comm. Specialist 3rd Class Erwin Jacob V. Miciano
    The US and Japan were joined by Canadian forces for Keen Sword 19, which ended this week.
    The exercise was the biggest and most sophisticated the US and Japan have carried out.
    It comes amid growing tension with China in the seas and airspace of East Asia.
    US and Japanese forces this week wrapped up exercise Keen Sword 19, which the US 7th Fleet commander called the "largest and most complex" field exercise conducted by the two longtime allies.
    This year's exercise, in which Canadian forces also took part, featured air...
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