The White House Screening of The Hunt For Red October Had Celebrities, Spies and (Maybe) a Sex Scandal

President George H. W. Bush hosted a star-studded screening of The Hunt for Red October at the White House on February 19, 1990. The guests included everyone from Tom Clancy and James Earl Jones to the CEO of Paramount and Colin Powell. Robert Gates was there, as was the director of the CIA, and men from the highest…

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Here's The First Video Of The Navy's New Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Cruising Through Open Sea

Look at how she slices, look at how she dices! Look at how she seems to take millimeter-high waves without falling over at all! This is the United States Navy’s new Zumwalt-class destroyer, and after we saw it in still photos putting out to open sea for the first of its builders’ trials before delivery, here’s the…

This Is The Navy's New Zumwalt-Class Destroyer Out At Sea For The Very First Time

Pre-Commissioning Unit Zumwalt, soon to be known as the USS Zumwalt, is the United States Navy’s newest and most advanced surface warfare ship. It’s almost an experiment in its own right, with only three ships planned, only 60 percent of the crew of a regular destroyer, and enough power to feed railguns and lasers…

U.S. Navy To Pass Within 12 Miles Of China's Man-Made Islands Within 24 Hours

Within the next 24 hours, the U.S. Navy will execute a freedom of navigation mission in the South China Sea that will put the Arleigh Burke Class Destroyer USS Lassen within 12 miles of China’s man-made islands. Air cover and reconnaissance aircraft will be monitoring the mission nearby in international airspace and…

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