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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# US Navy

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# Taiwan
China warns peace and independence in Taiwan are 'mutually exclusive'
China launched the exercises in response to a meeting between the Taiwanese president and US Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy.
# leith
Seven remain in hospital after ship tip accident at Scottish drydock
Seven people remain still in hospital today after a ship toppled in a Scottish dry dock yesterday.
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# Atlantic
Defence Forces release images of Russian, French and US ships in international waters off Ireland
The Defence Forces issued an update of its monitoring operation this afternoon.
# Atlantic
Monitoring of Russian Naval ships begins off the south coast
The Russian military are expected to conduct drills from tomorrow in the Atlantic at a location off the south coast.
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# Mercy Mission
US Navy Helicopter spotted over Cliffs of Moher at weekend was on mercy mission, officials say
The US helicopter was taking a bereaved crew member to catch a flight back to the US following the death of a family member.
# US Shooting
Three killed along with gunman at US naval base in Florida
The incident took place earlier today.
# US Navy
US Destroyer to be named after Irish man who fought in Vietnam war
Patrick Gallagher grew up just outside Ballyhaunis before emigrating to the US in 1962
# Rescue
US Navy plane carrying 11 passengers crashes into Philippine Sea off coast of Japan
Eight people have been rescued so far.
# Pacific Ocean
US sailors and two dogs rescued after five months lost at sea
Jennifer Appel Tasha Fuiaba’s sailboat engine broke on 30 May and they have been stranded at sea since.
# string of collisions
Fleet commander faces 'sacking' in wake of USS John S McCain collision
The decision to remove Vice Admiral Joseph Aucoin comes after a number of ship collisions in East Asia.
# uss john s mccain
Human remains found in search for missing US sailors in Singapore
A US naval ship collided with a tanker yesterday.
# USS Indianapolis
Lost US Navy warship found seven decades after it was sunk in the final days of World War II
The location of the ship was unknown as no distress signal was sent.
# uss fitzgerald
US Navy identifies sailors killed in crash with cargo ship
Their bodies were found yesterday.
# US Navy
US sailor arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting woman in Dublin hotel
Gardaí arrested the man, aged in his 30s, yesterday morning.
# freudian slip
Trump called out China today for its 'unpresidented' act in stealing a US drone
It took Trump and his team 87 minutes to correct the spelling of his barbed tweet.
# US Marines
'Mayo Boy, Vietnam Hero': The fascinating story of Patrick Gallagher
The Ballyhaunis man kept his service with the US Marines a secret until he won a top honour.
# Tomahawk missiles
Explainer: What's happening in Yemen right now?
The United States backs a Saudi-led coalition that is fighting the rebels loyal to the former Yemeni president.
# Cast Away
Two men washed up on uninhabited Pacific island saved after writing 'SOS' in the sand
The men were stranded for about 8 days.
# as you do
US naval captain jailed for selling secrets 'in exchange for prostitutes'
Captain Daniel Dusek has been sentenced to 46 months in jail for crimes including docking an aircraft carrier at a Malaysian port owned by the man who was bribing him.
# war chest
This is America's new $13 billion warship
It’s the most expensive in US army history.
# eye in the sky
What was an American surveillance plane doing flying over Ireland for five hours?
Nobody is quite sure.
# modern warfare
The US military wants to build a drone carrying "mothership"
Military designers want to build and aircraft carrier in the sky.
# discharged
Joe Biden's son kicked out of US Navy over cocaine use
Hunter Biden said he deeply regretted and was embarrassed that his actions led to this.
# military operation
US Navy record missile attack on Islamic State group and upload it on YouTube
The US navy have documented the attack by filming the Tomahawk Land-Attack Missiles in action.
# chopper crash
One dead, one still missing after US Navy helicopter crashes off Norfolk, Virginia
Five personnel were on board the MH 53E Sea Dragon when it came down around 18 nautical miles off the coast.
# tennessee
Suspect in custody after shooting on US Navy base
Two people were injured during the incident.
# Mass Shooting
Washington Navy Yard shooter was former serviceman, police confirm
Thirteen people, including gunman Aaron Alexis, were killed in today’s mass shooting at a Washington DC naval base.
# Scandal
US Navy football players face charges over alleged rape
The Naval Criminal Investigation Service has decided to send the case to a preliminary hearing.
# spy ships
US navy is working on a drone ship
Drones will no longer operate only in the skies – this one will be used to track submarines.
# US
Snow slows manhunt for alleged US police killer
More than 100 officers have been searching in the California mountains a disgruntled ex-police officer accused of three killings, and threatening to murder more police in a chilling online manifesto.
# fallen soldier
Obama praises fallen soldier in Afghanistan rescue mission
A U.S. special operations member was killed during the of an American doctor abducted by the Taliban.
# Gathering
Pictures: Mass held for Notre Dame fans at Dublin Castle
A grand bit of mass for our American visitors this morning…
# In the Navy
In pics: check out the US Navy's Fort McHenry docked in Dublin
The US Marines are in town…
# Bin Laden
Doctor who helped CIA trace bin Laden sentenced to 33 years
The Pakistani man has been convicted of conspiring against Pakistan.
# Tension
US Navy 'ready to confront Iranian aggression'
Top US military official says that he takes Iran’s military capability seriously and the navy is ‘ready today’ to confront any hostility by Tehran.
# Pirates
Somali pirates receive life in jail for fatal hijacking
Four American citizens were killed earlier this year after their yacht was hijacked by Somali pirates off the coast of Oman.
# Piracy
Somali pirates sentenced to life by US court after attacking navy ship
Harshest sentencing to date for maritime piracy follows last year’s attack on a US naval ship in the Indian Ocean.