MOSCOW, July 3: Tuesday commemorates the 30th anniversary of the crash of Iran Air Flight 655, downed by the US guided missile cruiser Vincennes over the Persian Gulf. All 290 people on board, including 66 children, were killed in what is believed to be one of the worst disasters in the history of aviation.
August 23, 2017 -- Civilian researchers led by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen have discovered the wreck of the World War Two cruiser USS Indianapolis, 72 years after its sinking by a Japanese submarine.
SINGAPORE, August 21: At least 10 U.S. sailors are missing after the USS John S. McCain collided with a tanker early Monday east of Singapore and the Strait of Malacca, the second collision involving a ship from the Navy’s 7th fleet in the Pacific in two months.
Japan plans to dispatch its largest warship on a three-month tour through the South China Sea beginning in May, three sources said, in its biggest show of naval force in the region since World War Two.