U.S. Navy

The first U.S. Navy Littoral Combat Ship, Freedom (LCS 1), the inaugural ship in an entirely new class of U.S. Navy surface warships, is seen conducting a speed run during Builders Trials. (Courtesy: Lockheed Martin /Released)

Sen. Carl Levin’s Wife Christens New U.S. Navy Warship USS Detroit

U.S. Sen. Carl Levin’s wife, Barbara, broke a bottle of champagne across the bow to formally christen the future USS Detroit in Marinette, Wisconsin.

CBS Detroit–10/18/2014

Advanced Photonix

Advanced Photonix Gets $1.56M Contract for Navy Missile Program

Advanced Photonix (NYSE MKT: API) Monday announced an order from the United States Navy for $1,562,072 within the next 20 months.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/18/2013

(Credit: usna.edu)

U.S. Naval Academy Accepting Applications For Summer STEM Program

The academy’s Summer STEM Program is an overnight academic program designed for rising 8th-11th grade students in good academic standing who have an interest in math and science.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/24/2012

Mich. Sailor Gets Prison For Killing Infant Daughter

A Navy seaman from Michigan who was stationed in Japan was sentenced to 15 years in prison for killing his infant daughter.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/22/2012


Coherix Gets Research Grant From U.S. Navy

Coherix Inc. of Ann Arbor has been awarded a Phase II Small Business Innovative Research contract by the United States Naval Warfare Center to develop a system for Surface Mapping of Corrosion on Complex Curved Surfaces.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/20/2011

The F/A-18 Super Hornet passes through a vapor cone while flying at high speed. An F-18 demonstration team is scheduled to appear at the Selfridge Air Show, Aug. 20-21. The F-18 is flown by the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.

Navy F/A-18 Super Hornets Headline Selfridge Air Show

The 2011 Selfridge Air Show and Open House is free and will be held Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 20 and 21.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/18/2011

Purple Hears are displayed before a Purple Heart ceremony at Walter Reed Army Medical Center April 6, 2007 in Washington, DC.  Six soldiers were awarded the Purple Heart for injuries sustained in combat serving in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom.  FILE PHOTO (Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images)

Fallen Sailor Receives Purple Heart From US Navy

High ranking senior petty officers from the U.S. Navy posthumously awarded Aaron Ullom the Purple Heart.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2011

(credit: yankeeairmuseum.org)

Thunder Over Michigan Air Show Features Blue Angels

Look up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No… it’s the U.S. Navy Blue Angels at the Thunder Over Michigan Air Show!

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/21/2011


Advanced Photonix Inc. Announces Phase III T-Ray 4000 System Sale

Ann Arbor-based Advanced Photonix Inc. Thursday announced that the Naval Undersea Warfare Center purchased a T-Ray 4000 terahertz ray generator from API subsidiary Picometrix LLC, to be used for research and testing applications.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011

Aaron Ullom

Midland Sailor Dies In Action In Afghanistan

A 20-year-old U.S. Navy hospital corpsman from Midland who enlisted out of high school and was on his first deployment to Afghanistan has been killed in action, his mother said Wednesday.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/14/2011