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The Navy Can't Afford $1 Million 'Smart' Shells for Its $4 Billion Battleships

Meanwhile, its ultra-versatile new $440 million warship is frozen to a dock in Canada.
David Axe
1.29.18
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Looks Like Someone Lost a Giant Noah's Ark

The massive floating Bible museum wreaked havoc on a small fishing port in the Netherlands.
Drew Schwartz
1.3.18
All Fronts

Trump's 'Impossible' Plan for a 350-Ship Navy Is Sinking Fast

The scheme is "more than unrealistic,” a Congressional shipbuilding expert told Motherboard.
David Axe
12.15.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Refugee Rescue Boat Tries to Rescue Stranded Anti-Refugee Activists

"To help those who are in distress is the duty of everyone who is at sea—no matter their origins, skin color, religion, or views," the rescue group's chairman said.
Drew Schwartz
8.11.17
Dude, where's my jet

Twitter’s the Only Tool You Need for Tracking the Military

There's a reason FlightRadar24 has 360,000 followers.
Ben Sullivan
4.24.17
What If

What Would Happen in the Hours and Minutes After a US-China War Started?

No one in their right mind wants the US and China to go to war, but let's face it: They could. Here's what the first day would look like.
Mike Pearl
3.22.17
The Tight Squeeze Issue

How a Repurposed German Warship Embodies the Aftermath of Colonial Africa

The present reclaims the past on a passenger ferry in Tanzania.
Amanda Sperber
3.20.17
Money

Really Big Propellers Are Powering Greener, Smarter Ships

Cruise ships are never going to be great for the environment, but at least they can be less awful.
Kaleigh Rogers
1.7.17
Travel

What It's Like to See the World for Almost No Money by Traveling on Container Ships

Are you flexible about time? Are you cool with being rocked out of bed by a storm? Container ship travel might be for you!
Mike Pearl
12.12.16
Art

Sailing a Real-Life Viking Ship Across the Atlantic Is Still Hard Work

We talked to the shipbuilder and the captain of the Draken Harald Hårfagre.
DJ Pangburn
10.9.16
Travel

Fifty-Five Hours Aboard US Aircraft Carrier Harry S. Truman

"A lot of people lose their shit out here."
Ben Bryant; Photos: Frederick Paxton
9.27.16
Film

How 'Game of Thrones' VFX Artists Pulled Off the Most Explosive Season Yet

HBO went overboard with this one.
Beckett Mufson
7.25.16
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