United States Navy


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Noun1.United States Navy - the navy of the United States of AmericaUnited States Navy - the navy of the United States of America; the agency that maintains and trains and equips combat-ready naval forces
Naval Research Laboratory, NRL - the United States Navy's defense laboratory that conducts basic and applied research for the Navy in a variety of scientific and technical disciplines
Defense Department, Department of Defense, DoD, United States Department of Defense, Defense - the federal department responsible for safeguarding national security of the United States; created in 1947
Marine Corps, United States Marine Corps, United States Marines, US Marine Corps, USMC - an amphibious division of the United States Navy
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division, NAWCWPNS - the principal agency of the United States Navy for research and development for air warfare and missile weapon systems
Naval Special Warfare, NSW - the agency that provides units to conduct unconventional and counter-guerilla warfare
Naval Surface Warfare Center, NSWC - the agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for all aspects of surface warfare
Naval Underwater Warfare Center, NUWC - the agency that provides scientific and engineering and technical support for submarine and undersea warfare systems
United States Naval Academy, US Naval Academy - a school for training men and women to become officers in the United States Navy
Office of Naval Intelligence, ONI - the military intelligence agency that provides for the intelligence and counterintelligence and investigative and security requirements of the United States Navy
bureau, federal agency, government agency, agency, office, authority - an administrative unit of government; "the Central Intelligence Agency"; "the Census Bureau"; "Office of Management and Budget"; "Tennessee Valley Authority"
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The Susquehanna, a corvette of 500 horse-power, of the United States navy, was occupied in taking soundings in the Pacific Ocean about 200 miles off the American coast, following that long peninsula which stretches down the coast of Mexico.
The command of the ship was intrusted to Jonathan Thorn, of New York, a lieutenant in the United States navy, on leave of absence.
I wanted her christened the Perry in honor both of her designer and that other great naval genius of another world, Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, of the United States Navy. But Perry was too modest; he wouldn't hear of it.
At the oars were white clad American sailors, and in the stern two officers in the uniform of the United States navy.
Several years later he established a shipbuilding plant near Boston, which grew until it employed four thousand workmen and had built half a dozen warships for the United States Navy.
An' he calls himself Champion of the United States Navy. Well, I got his number.
Also taking part in the exercise is the Landing Craft Air Cushion (LCAC), a class of air-cushion vehicle (hovercraft) used as landing craft by the United States Navy's Assault Craft Units.
I know that I put this uniform on with pride, because not a lot of people get to serve in the United States Navy," she said.
[USA], Jan 10 ( ANI ): Iran Foreign Ministry on Wednesday confirmed that United States Navy veteran Michael White is in Iranian custody.
In 1939, the United States Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery identified the future need for prefabricated hospitals that could be easily transported and assembled, and independently maintained.
This is reportedly the largest electrical infrastructure expansion within the United States Navy's Navy Yard since the Navy moved out in 1966.
Louis in 1814 between the United States Navy and the British Navy, the pirates even aided the United States.

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