1775 - Congress votes to raise two battalions of Continental Marines, establishing the Marine Corps.
1941 - U.S. escorted convoy WS 12, carrying 20,000 British troops to Singapore, sails from Halifax
(Source: Navy News Service)
Unison has commissioned what is believed to be the largest all-electric tube bending machine ever produced. The machine has started operations at Newport News Shipbuilding,
The Royal Bahamas Defence Force (RBDF) has taken delivery of the fourth and final Stan Patrol 4207, named HMBS Rolly Gray. The four Stan Patrol 4207s form part of the six-year Sandy Bottom project.
China has been building artificial islands on reefs in the many disputed areas around the South China Sea. The unprecedented land reclamation currently being conducted