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The GhostSwimmer vehicle, developed by the Chief of Naval Operations Rapid Innovation Cell project Silent NEMO, undergoes testing at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek - Fort Story. (U.S. Navy)

‘Drone Shark’ Unveiled As Latest U.S. Navy Robot Weapon, No Lasers On Its Head, But Fiction Definitely Becoming Fact

Dr. Evil in the Austin Powers movies wanted “sharks with frickin’ laser beams attached to their heads” but couldn’t get them, yet the real U.S. Navy now has drone sharks, and while the robots don’t have lasers, the “GhostSwimmer” UUV is a formidable weapon ripped right out of fiction.

12/16/2014

Google Glass is displayed ahead of a discussion at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism where participants discussed issues with the gadget and its role in storytelling. (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

Navy Serviceman Treated For Internet Addiction Allegedly Caused By Google Glass

A U.S. Navy serviceman has been treated for internet addiction caused by overuse of his Google Glass device.

10/14/2014

USS America

Navy Commissions USS ‘America’ In Fleet Week Ceremony On SF Waterfront

At a ceremony on the San Francisco waterfront Saturday morning, an 844-foot-long amphibious assault vessel took her official place as the Navy’s newest member, the USS America.

10/11/2014

San Francisco Fleet Week

SF Fleet Week: How To Tour The Massive Navy Ships

The Parade of Navy Ships made its way under the Golden Gate Bridge for a special event Friday morning.

10/10/2014

San Francisco Fleet Week 2011

SF’s Fleet Week Gears Up For Big Weekend With Parade Of Ships Friday

On Friday at 11 a.m., the Parade of Ships will start making its way from the Golden Gate Bridge to various piers along the Embarcadero.

10/10/2014

U.S. Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornets pass over the Golden Gate Bridge during a practice performance ahead of the Fleet Week air show in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fleet Week Returns To Bay Area With Blue Angels, Ship Parade Following Year Of Budget Cuts

It’s a San Francisco tradition celebrating military service that draws in tens of thousands of people to the waterfront. Here’s when and where you can watch.

10/10/2014

(Photo credit by AP Photo)

Fleet Week Ramps Up With Blue Angels Practice & Ship Tours Thursday

The roar of the Blue Angels flight squadron will rip through the sky as they perform in practice runs Thursday and Friday afternoon. Fulls shows will go on Saturday and Sunday for the first time in two years.

10/09/2014

Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Ed Lee Announces Return of The Blue Angels To Fleet Week 2014

Mayor Lee also points out the importance of disaster preparedness…

09/10/2014

US Vice-President Joe Biden  (JOHAN ORDONEZ/Getty Images)

Biden: Protecting Gay Rights Trumps Cultural Traditions

Vice President Joe Biden declared that protecting gay rights is a defining mark of a civilized nation takes precedence over national cultures and social traditions.

06/26/2014

Vietnam veteran Warlito Moises receives his service medal in Vallejo, California on June 5, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Vietnam Veteran Receives Long Overdue Medals In Special Ceremony At Mare Island

70-year-old Warlito Moises from Vallejo received his medals on Thursday, nearly 50 years after the end of his tour for the Navy

06/05/2014

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