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USS Zumwalt stranded in Panama Canal by engine woes

Tugboats eventually came to the ship's rescue and escorted it to a dock for repairs.

Well, this is embarrassing. The US Navy's newest destroyer is stuck in Panama for ten days (reportedly) undergoing repairs for another engine problem.

The USS Zumwalt can't afford its own $800,000-per-round ammo

Maybe they'll use railguns instead.

Unprecedented accuracy from a naval cannon, but at a pretty steep price.

Navy responds to USS Mason attack with Tomahawk strikes

Three Houthi-controlled radar stations were hit.

The Navy said "Nitze struck the sites, which were used to attack US ships operating in international waters, threatening freedom of navigation."

Rockets miss US Navy destroyer sailing near Gulf of Aden

It comes days Houthi rebels launched a ballistic missile against Saudi Arabia.

The USS Mason didn't suffer any damage and it's crew came out of the incident unscathed, Navy officials confirmed.

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This hypothetical US/Russian Navy showdown has a surprising result

Who'd win in a fight? The US Navy's cutting-edge Zumwalt or Russia's heavily armed Kirov-class?

Supreme stealth at the expense of firepower versus extremely powerful, but antiquated, weaponry. Place your bets.

US, Russia accuse each other of aggressive naval maneuvers

At this point, someone should probably just separate the two sides.

It's a he-said, she-said game in the Mediterranean Sea, as Russia and the US claim each other's ships maneuvered dangerously close to each other.

Royal Navy destroyers are having problems with warm seas

The bath-like water of the Persian Gulf is leading to electrical problems in the ships' turbines.

The British Royal Navy's six Type 45 destroyers are among the most advanced on the planet, and they're currently being foiled by warm waters of the Gulf.

US Navy gets the keys to its first Zumwalt-class destroyer

Crew still needs certification ahead of October 15 commissioning.

The Navy officially took delivery of its very first Zumwalt-class destroyer, and is now ready to begin certifications for the ship's nearly 150 sailors.

Russian attack fighters repeatedly and provocatively buzz Navy destroyer

USS Donald Cook was sailing in the international waters of the Baltic Sea at the time of the incident.

The flybys took place over the course of two days and looked a great deal like simulated attack runs.

Navy's new Zumwalt-class stealth destroyer is too stealthy

New destroyer will deploy reflective material so it's easier for other ships to detect it during peacetime operations.

The USS Zumwalt is so stealthy there's genuine concerns that civilian vessels won't be able to pick it up on radar in bad weather or at night.

USS Zumwalt sets sail for first at-sea trials

The Navy's biggest, most advanced destroyer has set sail for its first round of sea trials, departing from Bath Iron Works for the open ocean.

First Zumwalt-class destroyer could put to sea in a few weeks

The USS Zumwalt, the lead ship of a new class of destroyers, could hit the seas in less than a month after a successful 96-hour pier-side trial last month.

Navy destroyer challenges Chinese claims to man-made islands

The US Navy conducted a long-awaited "freedom-of-navigation" exercise near China's controversial, man-made islands in the South China Sea.

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Sailors remember USS Cole bombing on 15th anniversary

Sailors recall the aftermath of the USS Cole bombing, and how it changed their outlook on their Navy duties.

USS The Sullivans suffers minor damage, no injuries in missile mishap

A slight accident during a planned missile test damaged a US Navy destroyer yesterday, setting off a small fire near the ship's helicopter deck.

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Going inside the Navy's new Zumwalt-class destroyer

The US Navy's newest and biggest toy is the imposing Zumwalt-class guided-missile destroyer, a svelte, stealthy entry designed to complement the Navy's large fleet of Arleigh Burke-class DDGs.