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Douglas A3D/NTA-3B Skywarrior

@ Pacific Aviation Museum, Ford Island, HI

August 2016

It has been three years since I last photographed this aircraft (see my earlier post) and it appears a lot of work went into restoring the nose to its original appearance, just some paint to finish it off.  80 more words

Today's Thought: Giving Wisely

The Blessing of Adversity: Giving wisely means that we give where it will do the most good—which often results in bringing blessing out of adversity

Daily Thoughts

Indian Navy probes leaked data of Scorpene subs

Indian Navy probes leaked data of Scorpene subs

At midnight on Tuesday, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar was woken up by a phone call to tell him that an Australian newspaper had just reported the leakage of key operational details of India’s newest submarines, the Scorpene. 147 more words

Indonesian navy finds fuel tanker taken by own crew

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

JAKARTA: Indonesia’s navy said Thursday (Aug 25) it had found a tanker carrying almost US$400,000 worth of diesel that was taken by its own crew last week due to a commercial dispute. 291 more words

Current Affairs

Navy Captain relieved of duties at Naval Station Norfolk

NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — The commander of Naval Station Norfolk’s Destroyer Squadron 2 was relieved of his duties Wednesday, according to Naval officials.

The Navy says that Captain Anthony Simmons failed to, “Demonstrate the exemplary conduct expected.” 23 more words


Navy says Iranian boats harassed Norfolk based ship

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four Iranian small boats harassed a U.S. Navy warship near the Persian Gulf, but no missiles were fired, the chief of naval operations said Wednesday. 378 more words


Writing Military Science Fiction: Designing Warships

A large portion of military science fiction isn’t about troops on the ground, but warships among the stars. We touched on their means of propulsion (as least the FTL variety) in… 996 more words