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Recording reveals calm amid Va. Beach jet crash

Audio recordings from the April 2012 crash of a malfunctioning F/A-18D Hornet reveal the calm, controlled response of a team of air traffic controllers amid the maelstrom of a $29 million fighter jet bursting into flames as it crashed an apartment complex in Virginia Beach.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 08:04am EDT

Tags: Oceana Naval Air Station, jet crash, Virginia Beach, Va., F/A-18D Hornet

Inside the Navy's maritime giants

WTOP was granted access to several naval assets to learn how they train, what challenges they face and what the future holds for them.

Friday - 06/21/2013, 02:01pm EDT

Tags: Norfolk Naval Station, Oceana Naval Air Station, USS Harry S. Truman, USS Stout, U.S. Navy, j.j. green, Seaborne Stalkers