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Authentic Navy fleet dukes it out with Godzilla: The filmmakers for 'Godzilla' were given access to Navy... #navy

The filmmakers for “Godzilla” were given access to Navy flattops and other support from the Defense Department to make sure the movie’s portrayal of sailors and other U.S. service members was as accurate as possible, said Navy Capt. Russ Coons, of the Navy Office of Information West. “The thematics of the storyline are supported by our core values; and so you see in every instance the honor, courage and commitment of DoD men and women as they realize that certain tactics, techniques and procedures don’t have an effect on their ability to counter the effects of the monster, so they improvise, adapt and overcome,” Coons told Military Times on Wednesday. Not only did DoD review the “Godzilla” script and provide experts to help portray the military accurately, the filmmakers were allowed to film interior and exterior scenes aboard three aircraft carriers: the Ronald Reagan, th...

Full article: http://www.navytimes.com/article/20140430/NEWS/304300059

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