In 1985, the service had no gender-based prohibitions on where women could go. That cleared the way for Admiral Linda L. Fagan to rise to the top.
The lack of warplanes at Russia’s Victory Day parade underscores President Vladimir V. Putin’s failure to build a capable modern air force.
The sophisticated POM-3 mine was discovered last week by Ukrainian bomb technicians, as Russia contaminates much of the country with unexploded munitions.
The United States, Russia and China have all been racing to develop hypersonic weapons, which can maneuver in flight at more than five times the speed of sound.
Diplomats and talking heads have repeated longstanding fictions about battlefield weapons that critics argue are too cruel or too indiscriminate for use in warfare.
Here’s how the Navy might recover a $94 million F-35 Joint Strike Fighter that crashed in China’s backyard.