Navy
Follow the latest Navy news, videos, and analysis from ABC News.
April 11, 2024 at 9:02 AM

2 Philippine navy pilots killed after a training helicopter crashes near a public market and homes

A Philippine navy training helicopter has crashed near a seaside city, killing the two pilots on board and narrowly missing a fruit market and neighborhood, where some horrified residents ran for their lives
April 11, 2024 at 9:02 AM
1 month ago

Aircraft carrier catapults vehicles into a river

Shipbuilders test a launch system for U.S. Navy aircraft by catapulting vehicles into the James River in Virginia.
1 month ago
Aircraft carrier catapults vehicles into a river
3 months ago

Missing Navy SEALs now presumed dead after going into the water on night mission

Two missing Navy SEALs in the Gulf of Aden are presumed dead and the military has shifted to recovery operations, U.S. Central Command said Sunday
3 months ago
Missing Navy SEALs now presumed dead after going into the water on night mission
3 months ago

Deadly balloon accident in Arizona

Four people were killed and one critically injured as a hot air balloon crash-landed in the desert in Eloy, Arizona.
3 months ago
Deadly balloon accident in Arizona
3 months ago

2 Navy SEALs missing off Somalia coast were on a nighttime boarding mission: US officials

Two Navy SEALs missing off the coast of Somalia were on a nighttime boarding mission in the Gulf of Aden, U.S. officials said.
3 months ago
Navy SEALs missing at sea were boarding vessel, US officials say
3 months ago

2 Navy SEALs missing off Somalia coast

Officials said that the two SEALs had fallen into the water during a nighttime boarding mission on Thursday in the Gulf of Aden.
3 months ago
2 Navy SEALs missing off Somalia coast
3 months ago

Urgent search underway for 2 missing Navy SEALs

Defense officials say the men went missing during a boarding mission in the Gulf of Aden.
3 months ago
Urgent search underway for 2 missing Navy SEALs
3 months ago

Exclusive: US to bring back aircraft carrier from eastern Mediterranean

Exclusive: The USS Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier strike group will leave the eastern Mediterranean Sea in the "coming days," two U.S. officials tell ABC News.
3 months ago
Exclusive: US to bring back aircraft carrier from eastern Mediterranean
3 months ago

US Navy sinks 3 Houthi boats attacking merchant ship in Red Sea, US says

Service members aboard the Navy helicopters returned fire and sank three of the four small boats, killing the crews, U.S. officials said.
3 months ago
Houthis respond after US Navy sinks 3 boats attacking merchant ship in Red Sea
4 months ago

'Fat Leonard,' mastermind behind US Navy corruption scandal, arrested

Fugitive Leonard Glenn Francis, aka "Fat Leonard," was arrested and returned to the U.S. Wednesday as part of a detainee exchange with Venezuela.
4 months ago
'Fat Leonard,' mastermind behind US Navy corruption scandal, arrested
4 months ago

3 commercial ships attacked in Red Sea; Houthis claim responsibility, citing Israel-Hamas war

Three commercial ships were attacked in the Red Sea on Sunday as the Houthis in Yemen claimed responsibility and the USS Carney shot down three drones
4 months ago
3 ships attacked in Red Sea; Houthis claim responsibility, citing Israel-Hamas war
4 months ago

Cargo Ships under attack in the Red Sea

The U.S. is blaming Iran for a series of missile attacks that were fired from Houthi-controlled areas of Yemen.
4 months ago
Cargo Ships under attack in the Red Sea
5 months ago

Navy ship in Red Sea shoots down more attack drones from Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen: CENTCOM

A U.S. Navy destroyer shot down several attack drones over the Red Sea that were launched from Houthi-controlled areas in Yemen.
5 months ago
Navy ship in Red Sea shoots down attack drones from Houthi-controlled Yemen areas
10 months ago

Chinese warship cuts off US Navy ship, marking 2nd military provocation in week

A Chinese warship nearly collided with a U.S. Navy ship in the Taiwan Strait as it cut off the U.S. ship at a distance of 150 yards.
10 months ago
US ship avoids collision after Chinese ship cuts it off
1 year ago

Virginia siblings become first Black triplets to join the Navy

The siblings were inspired by their parents, who met while serving in the Navy.
1 year ago
Virginia siblings become first Black triplets to join the Navy
1 year ago

First Black triplets to serve in Navy inspire dad to reenlist

Their parents first met in the Navy. Now, a trio of siblings become the first Black triplets to enlist, inspiring their father to rejoin the Navy Reserves.
1 year ago
First Black triplets to serve in Navy inspire dad to reenlist
1 year ago

US Navy ships narrowly miss each other in San Diego Bay

Two U.S. Navy ships narrowly avoided collision while navigating the San Diego Bay in California. No injuries or damage were reported by the ships, a U.S. Navy spokesperson said.
1 year ago
US Navy ships narrowly miss each other in San Diego Bay
1 year ago

1 dead, 2 rescued by Coast Guard after Navy aircraft crashes off Virginia coast

Two crew members have non-life-threatening injuries.
1 year ago
1 dead, 2 rescued by Coast Guard after Navy aircraft crashes
2 years ago

Navy prepares for one-day 'Safety Pause’

The announcement was sparked by recent deadly crashes involving combat aircraft.
2 years ago
Navy prepares for one-day 'Safety Pause’
2 years ago

Senior Navy official testifies on increase in unidentified object sightings

He attributed the rise to destigmatization of reporting, improved sensory capabilities, and more.
2 years ago
Senior Navy official testifies on increase in unidentified object sightings
2 years ago

Navy investigating deaths, suicides aboard carrier

The U.S. Navy is relocating 260 sailors off the U.S.S. George Washington after a rise in crew suicides. The deaths are being investigated.
2 years ago
Navy investigating deaths, suicides aboard carrier
2 years ago

Inside state-of-the-art Navy training in Arctic Circle as global tensions rise

ABC News’ Kayna Whitworth gets exclusive access to U.S. Navy’s ICEX training exercises amid changing geopolitics in the Arctic region.
2 years ago
Inside state-of-the-art Navy training in Arctic Circle as global tensions rise
2 years ago

Navy recovers stealth F-35 from South China Sea

The fighter jet had fallen into the ocean after a crash landing on carrier.
2 years ago
Navy recovers stealth F-35 from South China Sea
2 years ago

Navy SEAL candidate dies after 'Hell Week' training

Another sailor is hospitalized with unknown symptoms.
2 years ago
Navy SEAL candidate dies after 'Hell Week' training
2 years ago

Navy fighter jet crashes during carrier landing in South China Sea

The Navy has confirmed that a U.S. Navy F-35 fighter jet was lost at sea while landing aboard the carrier USS Carl Vinson as it operates in the South China Sea.
2 years ago
7 sailors injured in 'landing mishap' on carrier
3 years ago

Navy helicopter crashes off coast of San Diego

Military officials said one sailor has been rescued, while five crew members are still missing.
3 years ago
Navy helicopter crashes off coast of San Diego
3 years ago

1 rescued, 5 unaccounted for after Navy helicopter crashes off San Diego coast

One person has been rescued and five people are unaccounted for.
3 years ago
1 rescued, 5 unaccounted for after Navy helicopter crash
3 years ago

2 US Navy ships in Middle East facing COVID-19 outbreaks

Two U.S. Navy ships in the Middle East are experiencing COVID-19 outbreaks.
3 years ago
2 US Navy ships in Middle East facing COVID-19 outbreaks
3 years ago

Navy review of bias recommends ways to keep minorities and women in the ranks

Navy review looks at how to keep minorities and women in the ranks.
3 years ago
Navy bias review recommends ways to keep minorities and women in the ranks
3 years ago

Navy decides to scrap USS Bonhomme Richard after major fire

The U.S. Navy has decided to scrap the USS Bonhomme Richard, the ship that experienced a major fire this past summer.
3 years ago
Navy decides to scrap USS Bonhomme Richard after major fire
3 years ago

Navy identifies flying instructor and student killed in military plane crash

Navy identifies flying instructor and student killed in military plane crash
3 years ago
Navy identifies flying instructor and student killed in military plane crash
4 years ago

Navy extinguishes ship fire that burned for 4 days

After an evacuation overnight on the warship in San Diego, officials finally put out the blaze as new questions emerge over how to salvage the ship.
4 years ago
Navy extinguishes ship fire that burned for 4 days
4 years ago

Work continues to contain fire on Navy ship thought extinguished overnight

The fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard continues. A defense official told ABC News that as of Tuesday evening the fire was 80 percent contained.
4 years ago
Navy helicopters have dropped 1,200 buckets of water onto ship's deck battling fire
4 years ago

Investigation underway into explosion on a Navy ship in San Diego

Sailors and civilians were hurt in the blast and blaze on the USS Bonhomme Richard.
4 years ago
Investigation underway into explosion on a Navy ship in San Diego
4 years ago

Helicopters, boats, sailors battle raging Navy ship inferno

Four hundred sailors have rotated on and off the USS Bonhomme Richard every 15 minutes as they battle the blaze, while helicopters drop water on the burning ship.
4 years ago
Helicopters, boats, sailors battle raging Navy ship inferno
4 years ago

1,000-degree blaze continues to rage aboard Navy ship in San Diego

Fire continues to burn aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego.
4 years ago
1,000-degree blaze continues to rage aboard Navy ship in San Diego
4 years ago

21 sailors, civilians hospitalized after fire aboard naval vessel

A fire broke out aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard at a naval base in San Diego.
4 years ago
21 sailors, civilians hospitalized after fire aboard naval vessel
4 years ago

Navy ship fire at San Diego base

Local, base and shipboard firefighting teams are responding to a fire aboard USS Bonhomme Richard located on Naval Base San Diego.
4 years ago
Navy ship fire at San Diego base