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Feb 5 2016

Ford Tests Damage Control, Emergency Response During First GQ Drill

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2016-02-05 20:07
The crew of Pre—Commissioning Unit Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) held its first all=hands general quarters (GQ) damage-control drill Feb. 4.
Feb 3 2016

Army to Let Women Apply for Infantry and Armor Jobs by This Spring

Military.com Navy - Wed, 2016-02-03 07:05
The Army's chief of staff says that female soldiers could begin training to serve in direct combat arms jobs such as infantry and armor by this spring, but it could take up to three years to form gender-integrated units.
Feb 2 2016

North Korea, Defying Warnings, Prepares Long-Range Rocket Launch

The New York Times - Tue, 2016-02-02 12:55
The North Koreans made their intentions known to the International Maritime Organization, a United Nations agency that ensures shipping safety.
Feb 1 2016

China's Xi sets up five new 'battle zones' in military reform push

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2016-02-01 07:36
China on Monday inaugurated the military's five new "battle zones," the Defense Ministry said, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's efforts to reform the country's armed forces.
Feb 1 2016

Navy Seeks Answers as 2 LCSs Break Down in a Month

Military.com Navy - Mon, 2016-02-01 06:47
The Navy is expected to complete a report on the engine issues that sidelined two littoral combat ships in the span of 30 days, Lockheed Martin's vice president of littoral ship systems said.
Jan 31 2016

Navy's New Unmanned Warfare Chief Wants Faster Technology Development

Military.com Navy - Sun, 2016-01-31 05:33
The Navy's first director of unmanned weapons systems wants to speed up technology development and delivery to the Fleet.
Jan 31 2016

China strongly condemns U.S. for sending warship near island

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2016-01-31 02:33
China strongly condemned the United States after a U.S. warship deliberately sailed near one of the Beijing-controlled islands in the hotly contested South China Sea.
Jan 30 2016

Cutlass Express 2016 Commences

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sat, 2016-01-30 16:31
Maritime forces from Eastern Africa, Western Indian Ocean island nations, Europe and the United States began the fifth iteration of the multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 30.
Jan 30 2016

Report: David Petraeus chief will not be demoted

The Washington Times - Sat, 2016-01-30 15:47
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has decided not to impose further punishment on retired Gen. David Petraeus, who admitted sharing top secret information with his mistress.
Jan 30 2016

U.S. warship sails near island claimed by China in South China Sea

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2016-01-30 04:58
A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of an island claimed by China and two other nations in the South China Sea on Saturday.

 
 

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