navy en Syrian navy bombs coastal city <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The Syrian regime has deployed its navy to combat protesters in the coastal city of Latakia killing at least 25 people </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> GlobalPost </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> &ldquo;Syrian forces for the first time deployed naval power in an attempt to quell an anti-government uprising, pummeling a coastal city that one activist described as a fortress of support for the country&#39;s rulers until nationwide protests recently grew larger there,&rdquo; writes <a href=",0,6615800.story">Los Angeles Times</a>.</p> <p> &ldquo;The use of gunboats and tanks in Latakia on Sunday is likely to antagonize Western powers and Syria&#39;s neighbors, who have been pressing for an end to the violence. Turkish diplomats said they extracted a promise from President Bashar Assad last week to curb the use of force.</p> <p> Instead, the violence appears to have increased, especially in major cities &mdash; a possible sign that the country&#39;s rulers feel they have little time left to crush the rebellion before they face harsher punishment from the international community.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Arab Spring navy Syria Conflict Zones Military Middle East The Casbah Mon, 15 Aug 2011 13:32:00 +0000 GlobalPost 5673161 at Somalia hostages Jessica Buchanan, Poul Thisted freed by Navy SEALs <p> US Navy SEAL Team 6 stormed the area in central Somalia where hostages Jessica Buchanan and Poul Hagen Thisted were being held by gunmen late last night.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Africa Denmark kidnapping navy President Barack Obama Somali pirates Somalia Conflict Zones Military Aid Europe United States Wed, 25 Jan 2012 10:58:00 +0000 News Desk 5688791 at Navy fires first electromagnetic railgun in test (VIDEO) <p> The US Navy is getting closer to developing a powerful electromagnetically-powered gun for warships that fires at nearly seven times the speed of sound.</p> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> navy United States Weapons War Innovation United States Wed, 29 Feb 2012 21:39:09 +0000 Alexander Besant 5694103 at This is China's response to the US Navy's struggling coastal warship program The fact that China's been building up its military with speed and agility recently is nothing new, but Beijing is now going head-to-head with one of the U.S. Navy's most troubled programs. <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> China military navy US Military Business Military China Technology United States Tue, 26 Jun 2012 18:25:00 +0000 Robert Johnson, Business Insider 5709463 at Goldman Sachs Progress - Brooklyn Navy Yard Video <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <!--paging_filter--><p>Goldman Sachs Progress - Brooklyn Navy Yard Video</p> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-label">Byline:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Goldman Sachs Progress - Brooklyn Navy Yard Video </div> </div> </div> <p>Watch the video to see how a historic 300-acre Navy Yard became a new model for urban manufacturing</p> <div class="field field-type-content-taxonomy field-field-copyright"> <div class="field-label">Copyright/Source:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Visual Measures </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-lead-image"> <div class="field-label">Still Frame:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_lead_image" width="960" height="540" title="Brooklyn Navy Yard" alt="Brooklyn Navy Yard" src="" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-datestamp field-field-publish-date"> <div class="field-label">Publish Date:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <span class="date-display-single">2013:04:10 10:08</span> </div> </div> </div> <div class="vid-wrapper"> <script type="text/javascript"> //not in site and viewNode("9d9b29400bc5c", {player_profile:"_gp3_full", server_detection:true}); </script> </div> goldman Goldman Sachs Manufacturing navy navy yard vm Video Wed, 10 Apr 2013 14:08:12 +0000 Goldman Sachs Progress - Brooklyn Navy Yard Video 5808859 at