Navy Proposes Sonobuoy Increase

NEWPORT, Ore. — What is the balance between protecting the nation and its wildlife? It is a question some people are asking in response to the U.S. Navy’s proposal ┬áto increase the number of sonobuoys off the Pacific Coast between Washington and California. The sonar systems are able to detect submarines, which the Navy says … Continue reading »

US Navy Blue Angels Cancel Performances

(CNN) — Forced budget cuts have grounded the U.S. Navy’s famed Blue Angels. The Navy has canceled all of the flight demonstration team’s performances for the rest of this year. Officials say the move was caused by automatic budget cuts, known as sequestration. The squadron will continue to train at its home station in Pensacola, … Continue reading »