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US Navy loses a Facebook page to hackers
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Friday, 08 October 2021 13:13

US Navy loses a Facebook page to hackers


Still better than losing Pearl Harbour

The US Navy has lost control of the official Facebook page for its destroyer-class warship, the USS Kidd. Someone has hacked the page and, for the past two days, done nothing but stream Age of Empires.

US Navy mothballs Quake super weapon
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Monday, 21 June 2021 12:20

US Navy mothballs Quake super weapon


We will never see its like after all

The US Navy has decided that the railgun weapon which was made legendary in Quake will not be fired in anger after all.

US Navy accused of piracy
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Thursday, 04 March 2021 11:37

US Navy accused of piracy


This is not 1812

The United States Navy is liable for mass copyright infringement case bought by a German company Bitmanagement.

US Navy shoots down ICBM headed towards Hawaii
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It was about as easy as a nuclear war

In a historic test, a US Navy guided missile destroyer shot down an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) warhead aimed at a patch of ocean off the Hawaiian Islands.

US Navy regrets following Jobs’ dream
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Touchscreens led to destroyer collision

The US Navy has worked out that using touchscreens to run its throttle and helm controls on its destroyers was a dumb idea.

5G might mess with weather satellites
Published in Network
Wednesday, 15 May 2019 12:02

5G might mess with weather satellites


US Navy worried

A U.S. Navy memo warns that 5G mobile networks are likely to interfere with weather satellites, and senators are urging the Federal Communications Commission to avoid issuing new spectrum licenses to wireless carriers until changes are made to prevent harms to weather forecasting.

US Navy is a bunch of pirates
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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 10:56

US Navy is a bunch of pirates


Who can forget the burning of Whitehaven?

The US Navy is living up to its founding history as being a bunch of pirates by stealing a 3D virtual reality application from one of its German allies Bitmanagement, a court was told.

US navy deploys lasers
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Thursday, 20 July 2017 10:24

US navy deploys lasers


Not on sharks 

The US navy has deployed its first operational laser weapon, only this time it is not attaching them to sharks.

Tuesday, 12 April 2011 11:05

US Navy destroys a ship with a laser

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Who needs shells?