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Petty Officer 2nd Class Robert Ballew of Patrol Squadron (VP) 4’s Skinny Dragons taxi’s and directs VP-4’s first P-8 Poseidon flight on Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island’s Ault Field in Oak Harbor, Wash., on Dec. 13, 2016. VP-4 is currently in transition from the P-3 Orion, in naval service since the 1960’s, to the P-8 Poseidon aircraft and will be the first P-8 squadron stationed at NAS Whidbey Island. (U.S. Navy photo/Juan Sua)

US Backs Sale of P-8 Sub-Hunters to Norway

The State Department has approved a possible $1.8 billion sale of P-8 surveillance aircraft to Norway at a time when NATO  allies covet more intelligence-gathering…




A routine training flight by the U.S. Navy's E-6B Mercury "doomsday plane" captured the attention of sky-watchers this week in Colorado. (U.S. Navy photo)

Navy ‘Doomsday Plane’ Spotted in Colorado

A routine training flight by the U.S. Navy’s E-6B Mercury “doomsday plane” captured the attention of sky-watchers this week in Colorado. The four-engine command-and-control plane…