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The second USS NEWPORT NEWS (CA–148) was a Des Moines-class heavy cruiser in the United States Navy. Newport News was laid down 1 November 1945; launched on 6 March 1948 by Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock Company, Newport News, Virginia. She was the first fully air-conditioned surface ship in the United States Navy, and the last all-gun heavy cruiser in commission in naval history.


Sailors from the Royal and German Navy stood side by side on the flight deck of HMS Duncan to remember and pay their respects to thousands of men that lost their lives one hundred years ago, to the day (31st May), in the Battle of Jutland. Learn more:

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Is The Air Force's F-22 Fighter Jet Making Pilots Sick?

Air Force F-22 Raptor executes a supersonic flyby over the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74)