From the Navy News Service
1794 - Congress authorizes the construction of six frigates, including Constitution.
1799 - USS Constitution recaptures American sloop Neutrality from .
1880 - USS Constellation departs with food for famine victims in .
The South China Sea has become the most important testing ground for the changing economic, political and military relationship between China and the United States.
By releasing video of Beijing's island reclamation work and considering more assertive maritime actions, the United States is signaling a tougher stance over the
A Virginia-class attack submarine named after former U.S. Sen. John Warner has successfully completed an initial round of sea trials, reports UPI.