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Naval warfare branch of the United States Armed Forces

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The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States. It is the largest and most capable navy in the world and it has been estimated that in terms of tonnage of its active battle fleet alone, it is larger than the next 13 navies combined, which includes 11 U.S. allies or partner nations. with the highest combined battle fleet tonnage and the world's largest aircraft carrier fleet, with eleven in service, and two new carriers under construction. With 319,421 personnel on active duty and 99,616 in the Ready Reserve, the Navy is the third largest of the service branches. It has 282 deployable combat vessels and more than 3,700 operational aircraft as of Marchย 2018, making it the second-largest air force in the world, after the United States Air Force.

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U.S. Navy assisting in possible oil tanker attack; Beto O'Rourke breaks Netflix rule
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Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were damaged in suspected attacks on Thursday, an assault that left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated..
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The U.S. Navy rushed to assist two tankers in the Middle East damaged in an apparent attack overnight. The incidents took place in the Gulf of Oman, near the..
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The U.S. Navy says it is assisting after an apparent attack on two tankers in the Middle East. The incident took place overnight near the Strait of Hormuz, the..
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President Trump says he would "listen" if a foreign government offered information on an opponent. Also, the U.S. Navy says theyโ€™re helping two oil tankers..
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Two oil tankers near the Strait of Hormuz were reportedly attacked on Thursday, which left one ablaze and adrift as sailors were evacuated from both.
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U.S. Navy it's aiding both but Iran reportedly claims it's rescued the vessels' 44 crew members
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U.S. Naval forces are assisting tankers in the Gulf of Oman after receiving two distress calls on Thursday, the U.S. Navy's Bahrain-based Fifth Fleet told..
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United States Navy fighter jets were flying missions from an aircraft carrier in the Arabian Sea on Saturday, a signal to Iran of America's global military..
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Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan slammed Russia after one of its warships nearly collided with a U.S. Navy ship in the Philippine Sea. CBS News national..
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The U.S. Navy says a Russian destroyer nearly collided with one of its vessels today. Video released by the Navy shows the near-collision in the Philippine Sea,..
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Pulling off their T-shirts and emptying their pockets, the four U.S. Navy enlisted men bolted across the sand and barreled into the crashing waves.
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U.S. called the incident "unsafe and unprofessional" but the Russian Pacific Fleet blamed the U.S. for the close encounter
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The U.S. Navy said on Friday a Russian destroyer almost collided with one of its guided missile cruisers in the Philippine Sea in an incident it denounced as..
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