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The United States Navy’s recent shoot down of a Syrian Arab Air Force Sukhoi Su-22 Fitter near the town of Tabqah over Syria is illustrative of a truth in modern warfare: Weapons do not always work as advertised.

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After the U.S. downed a Syrian jet making a bombing run on US-backed forces fighting ISIS, Russia threatened to target U.S. and U.S.-led coalition planes West of the Euphrates river in Syria.

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The Navy's USS Dwight D. Eisenhower and USS George H.W. Bush aircraft carriers may field the MQ-25A Stingray, the unmanned aerial tanker that will extend the range of U.S. carrier aircraft and counter long-range threats to U.S. ships like China's "carrier killer" missile, the U.S. Naval Institute reports.

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Editor’s Note: This article by Hope Hodge Seck originally appeared on Military.com, the premier source of information for the military and veteran community.

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Fighter and attack squadrons on two U.S. aircraft carriers — one engaged in operations against ISIS, the other on station in the restive West Pacific — have resorted to extraordinary measures to keep their pilots safe from persistent oxygen-supply problems in the Navy’s go-to carrier aircraft, the F-18 Hornet.

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Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kayla Cosby

A deployed Navy cruiser has been rocked by scandal after six chief petty officers — or, nearly a quarter of the chiefs on board — were punished by their commanding officer for their involvement in a bizarre love triangle, Navy Times reports.

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