navy http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19988/all en Syrian navy bombs coastal city http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-casbah/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="http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-fg-syria-latakia-20110815,0,6615800.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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/the-casbah/syrian-navy-bombs-coastal-city" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Somalia hostages Jessica Buchanan, Poul Thisted freed by Navy SEALs http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120125/somalia-hostages-jessica-buchanan-poul-thisted-freed-us-rescue <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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/africa/120125/somalia-hostages-jessica-buchanan-poul-thisted-freed-us-rescue" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Navy fires first electromagnetic railgun in test (VIDEO) http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/120229/navy-fires-first-electromagnetic-railgun-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/war/120229/navy-fires-first-electromagnetic-railgun-test-video" 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 http://www.globalpost.com This is China's response to the US Navy's struggling coastal warship program http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120626/china-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="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/business/120626/china-coastal-warship-program" 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 http://www.globalpost.com Goldman Sachs Progress - Brooklyn Navy Yard Video http://www.globalpost.com/internal/video/5808859 <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="http://www.globalpost.com/sites/default/files/twistage_stills/9d9b29400bc5c-original.jpg?1365601626" /> </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 http://www.globalpost.com