USS Monitor in danger again

Lack of federal government funding shutters Monitor Center lab NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – The Mariners’ Museum is temporarily closing a 5,000-square-foot lab that houses the American Civil War ironclad USS Monitor’s gun turret and other large artifacts following the Dec. … More »

High-tech USS Milwaukee is christened

The USS Milwaukee was christened and launched Dec. 18 in northeast Wisconsin, the latest addition to the U.S. Navy’s arsenal of high-tech warships. Gov. Scott Walker, who was on hand in Marinette for the launch, proclaimed the day in honor … More »

Littlefield tank collection prompts museum plans

The family of a Silicon Valley engineer who amassed one of the nation’s most extensive historic military vehicle collections is giving the tanks, missile launchers and armored vehicles to a Massachusetts-based Collings Foundation museum that will preserve and display some … More »