Tag Archives: Navy

NH officer taking command of ballistic-missile sub

When Manchester Memorial High School’s hockey team won the state championship in 1995, William Filip was a defenseman. Now he’s defending the entire nation. In a ceremony on Friday, Filip, 40, will take command of the USS Alabama, a ballistic-missile … Continue reading

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The Navy’s Railgun Is About to Get Faster and More Powerful

The U.S. Navy’s experimental railgun is getting new upgrades to make it fire more powerful shots, and fire them faster. It’s the latest bit of progress on this still-landlocked weapon, but when and where it actually would be installed on … Continue reading

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I Don’t Recall Jeanne Shaheen Caring About the Chinese Navy Before Trump Was President

During the two-hour confirmation hearing, both Republicans and Democrats raised concerns about the Navy’s effectiveness and its ability to quickly expand the U.S. fleet. Still, [Richard V.]Spencer, a finance executive and former Marine, seems headed for confirmation. … Sen. Jeanne … Continue reading

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A different kind of Miss New Hampshire.

The latest USS New Hampshire is one of the Navy’s new Virgina classsubmarines.  Check it out.  It was christened yesterday by Cheryl McGuinness of Portsmouth NH,  whose husband Thomas was a co-pilot of American airlines flight 11 when it was hijacked … Continue reading

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