Navy to commission littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords

Dec 28, 2016

Navy to commission littoral combat ship USS Gabrielle Giffords

A naval program that has become a target for critics is preparing to commission the USS Gabrielle Giffords, named for the U.S. politician who survived an assassination attempt in 2011. The USS Gabrielle Giffords, constructed by Austal USA in Mobile, Alabama, has completed testing ...

U.S. Navy report blasts inept, buckling sailors captured by Iran

Jul 1, 2016

U.S. Navy report blasts inept, buckling sailors captured by Iran

U.S. sailors who were captured in January after straying into Iranian waters committed basic navigational blunders, were quick to surrender and some buckled under questioning, a damning Navy probe released Thursday found. The report into the Jan. 12 incident in the Persian Gulf highlights ...