Stories tagged with: United States Navy

January 31, 2014 - 1:01pm
1 year 36 weeks ago

The United States Navy will honor a New Concord native at a special ceremony on Saturday.

The Navy will christen their newest Mobile Landing Platform the John Glenn after the famous astronaut.

A Navy spokesperson said that the 786 feet long ship will usher in a new age of the Navy and Marine Corps operations.

The ship will leverage float on/float off technology allowing the John Glenn to partially submerge, to allow for easy movement of cargo and craft. The ship has 25,000...

For the best experience, use one of the following browsers:      Mozilla Firefox | Google Chrome | Apple Safari
Follow Us:  WHIZ-TV      Z92 Radio      AM1240      @WHIZnewscom      @WHIZweather      @Z92Radio