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Dec 17 2014

Army's blimp-like airships get East Coast test

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2014-12-17 13:53
The Army showed off a blimp-like airship Wednesday that is designed to help the military detect and destroy cruise missiles speeding toward the nation's capital or other major East Coast cities.
Dec 16 2014

2 Navy commanders relieved after Tortuga hits buoy

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2014-12-16 16:29
The Navy has fired the top two officers aboard the dock landing ship Tortuga, two months after the ship collided with a buoy in the Chesapeake Bay.
Dec 16 2014

Pentagon sending 250 MRAPs to Iraq at no charge for Islamic State fight

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2014-12-16 16:05
Iraq will receive roughly 250 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles from the U.S. in 2015—for free—to deal with roadside bombs set by the Islamic State group.
Dec 15 2014

Attacking Islamic State, from a Navy aircraft carrier

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-12-15 22:14
More than a dozen Navy F/A-18 warplanes roar off the carrier Vinson every day to attack Islamic State targets in support of Iraqi troops battling to regain ground lost to the militants in June.
Dec 15 2014

Fleet threatened by budget cuts, hiring freeze at shipyards

The Washington Times - Mon, 2014-12-15 22:08
Politically motivated budget cuts and a hiring freeze have left the Navy with a shipyard workforce incapable of maintaining even its most valuable hardware.
Dec 15 2014

Royal Navy Subs To Get Upgraded Spearfish Torpedo

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2014-12-15 13:49
Royal Navy submarines are to be equipped with an upgraded version of the Spearfish heavyweight torpedo in a deal announced Monday by the Ministry of Defense.
Dec 14 2014

Navy Debuts New Ad

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sun, 2014-12-14 18:30
Navy's latest commercial "The Shield" debuted on 13 December to TV and web audiences worldwide.
Dec 12 2014

U.S. eyes Islamic State training grounds in Libya

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-12-12 22:48
Islamic State militants have been training in remote areas of Libya, heightening the Obama administration’s concern about a country that it largely has ignored since its 2011 revolution.
Dec 12 2014

Navy Tests New Unmanned Underwater Vehicle

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2014-12-12 10:24
The U.S. Navy has completed tests on the GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek.
Dec 12 2014

U.S. and China Conduct Anti-Piracy Exercise

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2014-12-12 06:41
The U.S. Navy's guided-missile destroyer Sterett and ships from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (Navy) began a bilateral counter-piracy exercise in the Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa.

 
 

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