The pilot safely ejected from the F-35C aircraft and was recovered via U.S. military helicopter. The pilot is in stable condition. There were seven total Sailors injured; three Sailors required MEDEVAC to a medical treatment facility in Manila, Philippines, and four were treated by on-board medical personnel. All three MEDEVACs are assessed as stable. Of the four Sailors treated by on-board medical, three have been released. Additional details and the cause of the inflight mishap is under investigation.
Naval News Staff 07 Feb 2023
The U.S. military began collecting the remnants of a Chinese high-altitude surveillance balloon shot down by an Air Force fighter over the weekend.
Aaron-Matthew Lariosa 02 Feb 2023
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV) Carlos Del Toro once again emphasized the need for at-sea reloading at this year’s Combat Systems Symposium.
Naval News Staff 01 Feb 2023
A USGC vessel seized illegal drugs worth a total of $33 million from a vessel transiting international waters in the Gulf of Oman, Jan. 30.