As 2013 comes to a close, Navy Live looks back at the year as viewed through the U.S. Navy’s YouTube Channel. These are the five most played videos from 2013.
5. “Life After the Teams”
Navy SEAL, Pepperdine University professor, Dr. Michael Crooke tells how he accomplished much in his life – athlete, veteran, business entrepreneur, academic – crediting his experience as a Navy SEAL laid the foundation for his many achievements.
4. Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert’s Army-Navy Spirit Video
For the 12th straight year, Navy defeated Army. The score from the Dec. 14 matchup between the U.S. Naval Academy and West Point was 34-7.
3. First carrier-based catapult launch of X-47B
1.25 million views
Drone's launch, landing among Navy's top videos https://t.co/0DuIi76QNt
— Pilot Military (@PilotMilitary) December 30, 2013
The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) completed its first ever carrier-based catapult launch from USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia, May 14. Learn more.
2. First carrier-based arrested landing of X-47B
2.86 million views
The X-47B Unmanned Combat Air System demonstrator (UCAS-D) completed its first carrier-based arrested landing on board USS George H.W. Bush (CVN 77) off the coast of Virginia, July 10. Learn more.
1. The Laser Weapon System
5.22 million views
The Laser Weapon System (LaWS) temporarily installed aboard the guided-missile destroyer USS Dewey (DDG 105) (shown here conducting an operational test) in San Diego, Calif., is a technology demonstrator built by the Naval Sea Systems Command from commercial fiber solid state lasers, utilizing combination methods developed at the Naval Research Laboratory. Learn more.
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