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Ryan Pickrell

Ryan Pickrell is a senior military and defense reporter at Business Insider, where he covers the Pentagon and defense-related issues from Washington, DC.

Military & Defense 2020-04-24T21:03:00Z

US Navy recommends reinstating aircraft carrier captain fired over leaked coronavirus warning

The recommendation has reportedly been passed to the secretary of defense, who has not yet made a final decision on Capt. Brett Crozier's fate.
Military & Defense 2020-04-24T15:50:00Z

There is a coronavirus outbreak aboard another US Navy warship at sea — this time a destroyer

The outbreak on the destroyer USS Kidd follows an outbreak on the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt that saw over 800 sailors catch the virus.
Military & Defense 2020-04-23T16:40:43Z

US Navy finishes testing every sailor on aircraft carrier hit by coronavirus, with over 800 testing positive

The aircraft carrier is mostly empty at the moment, as around 88% of the sailors who were aboard the ship have been moved ashore.
Military & Defense 2020-04-23T00:31:21Z

'We'll shoot them out of the water': Trump doubles down on threat to destroy Iranian gunboats that get too close to US ships

"They have guns. They have very substantial weapons on those boats. But, we'll shoot them out of the water," Trump said Wednesday evening.
Military & Defense 2020-04-22T19:49:17Z

Trump wants the US Navy to destroy Iranian gunboats that harass US ships. Here's why it doesn't do that.

"You just don't get to shoot at people for being jackasses," a retired US Navy captain told Insider.
Military & Defense 2020-04-22T12:28:32Z

Trump says he ordered the US Navy to 'destroy' any Iranian gunboat that harasses American ships at sea

The order comes on the heels of an incident in which 11 Iranian gunboats harassed US Navy and Coast Guard vessels operating in the Persian Gulf.
Military & Defense 2020-04-21T18:59:38Z

US squadron commander at the air base bombarded by Iranian missiles thought everyone there was going to die

"I honestly thought anyone remaining behind would perish. I didn't believe anyone would survive a ballistic missile attack," she wrote.
Military & Defense 2020-04-20T21:42:02Z

US Air Force rushes to build medical facility to treat sick sailors from coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier

The service said that airmen are close to completing the project after starting it only a couple of days ago.
Military & Defense 2020-04-20T19:25:04Z

Russia quarantines thousands of troops who trained for a massive military parade that was canceled over coronavirus

As many as 15,000 Russian troops trained for a parade with little, if any, social distancing. They are now headed into quarantine.
Military & Defense 2020-04-19T22:08:08Z

Russian fighter jet executes 'unsafe' intercept of US Navy aircraft, coming within 25 feet of an American plane

The intercept was caught on video and marks the second time in four days that a Russian fighter has come dangerously close to a US Navy plane.
Military & Defense 2020-04-17T20:56:57Z

Sweeping US Navy testing reveals most aircraft carrier sailors infected with coronavirus had no symptoms

"We're learning that stealth in the form of asymptomatic transmission is this adversary's secret power," the Navy surgeon general said.
Military & Defense 2020-04-17T16:53:00Z

Wuhan abruptly increased its coronavirus death toll to 50% higher than previously reported

Local officials in Wuhan, China, where the coronavirus began, blamed the discrepancy on past underreporting from an overwhelmed medical system.
Military & Defense 2020-04-16T20:23:43Z

Ex-Navy secretary may have exaggerated his reasoning for firing an aircraft carrier's captain during its coronavirus outbreak

Acting Navy Secretary Thomas Modly, who later resigned, may have exaggerated one of his biggest complaints against a fired aircraft-carrier captain.
Military & Defense 2020-04-16T19:41:29Z

Manuals for Trump's new Air Force One cost almost as much as an F-35 stealth fighter

The new instruction manuals for President Donald Trump's new Air Force One cost $84 million, just a few million dollars short of a stealth fighter.
Military & Defense 2020-04-16T16:40:08Z

America's rivals and adversaries are creating some headaches for the US military as it battles the coronavirus

"Our adversaries are not standing down," Secretary of Defense Mark Esper said Thursday, stressing the need to maintain readiness.
Military & Defense 2020-04-16T14:00:56Z

First US service member to test positive for the coronavirus is finally recovered after 49 days in isolation

The soldier first tested positive for the virus in late February, but after one and a half months in isolation, he has finally recovered.
Military & Defense 2020-04-15T21:30:24Z

Photos show nearly a dozen Iranian attack boats harassing US Navy and Coast Guard ships in 'dangerous' exchange

The US Navy said 11 Iranian boats "conducted dangerous and harassing approaches," crossing the bows and sterns of the US ships repeatedly.
Military & Defense 2020-04-15T20:07:56Z

The US Navy has cleaned 80% of the coronavirus-stricken aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt stuck in Guam

"We have cleaned over 2,000 spaces so far and have cleaned over 80 percent of the ship," said the officer leading the disinfection effort.
Military & Defense 2020-04-15T15:43:29Z

US Navy sailors aboard French aircraft carrier hit hard by coronavirus have tested positive for the virus

All of the US Navy sailors assigned to the French nuclear-powered aircraft carrier as part of an exchange program are reportedly in quarantine.
Military & Defense 2020-04-14T16:30:47Z

More USS Theodore Roosevelt sailors are in the hospital with the coronavirus, and one is in the ICU

One sailor who recently tested positive for the coronavirus died from related complications Monday after being placed in intensive care.
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