(Taiwan Coast Guard Administration via Associated Press)

A mysterious Chinese warship collided with a Taiwanese cargo ship in the Taiwan Strait and fled the scene, the island's coast guard told local media.

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Singapore Ministry of Defense

A sudden lurch left by the guided-missile destroyer John S. McCain shortly before dawn on Aug. 21 put it on a collision course with a commercial oil tanker and caused the deaths of 10 American sailors, an official Singapore investigation determined.

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Navy photo

The Navy just redesignated a civilian support ship as a warship in case it needs to carry out military operations under the laws of armed conflict while in theater — a decision that will allow for flexibility in emergency situations.

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U.S. Marine Corps photo

Rules to live by: Never get involved in a land war in Asia; don’t tweet angry; don’t sell stolen military swag on Ebay; and never, ever shine a laser at the cockpit of a helicopter. That last one has real consequences — a lesson learned by a group of British hoodlums in 2014 —  but apparently, some sailors in Iran’s Navy never got the memo.

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Photo via Wikimedia Commons

The Chinese navy may be putting a new spin on a classic warship: It’s looking into the possibility of giving missile-laden arsenal ships submersible properties, enabling them to hide stockpiles of missiles, undetectable to radar, below the ocean surface.

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