Top Daily Stories for April 2010

Apr 20 2010

Arming Vessels to Combat Piracy

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2010-04-19 23:00
A top Navy commander suggested that commercial vessels should arm themselves when traveling through pirate-infested waters off the Somali coast. Navy Adm. Mark P.
Apr 20 2010

Arming Vessels to Combat Piracy

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2010-04-19 23:00
A top Navy commander suggested that commercial vessels should arm themselves when traveling through pirate-infested waters off the Somali coast. Navy Adm. Mark P.
Apr 19 2010

Multiple Personality Disorder in Pyongyang

Foreign Policy - Sun, 2010-04-18 23:00
Yes, Kim Jong Il's still in charge. But intrigue at the top is heating up, which may explain some of the bizarre behavior coming out of North Korea these days.
Apr 19 2010

Last Operational WWII LST Ship at Port of Indiana

Maritime News - Vessels - Sun, 2010-04-18 23:00
The last operational World War II tank-landing ship, the USS LST-325, was scheduled to refuel at the Port of Indiana-Mount Vernon during the weekend of April 16
Apr 18 2010

Decommissioned Battleship USS Wisconsin (BB-64) Relieved of Duty

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sat, 2010-04-17 23:00
The city of Norfolk officially took over stewardship of the decommissioned Iowa-class battleship, USS Wisconsin (BB-64), during a ceremony at The National Maritime Center on April 16.
Apr 16 2010

Sweden Takes Command of EU NAVFOR Task Force off Somalia

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2010-04-15 23:00
At 1200 GMT, Wednesday April 14, the Italian Rear Admiral Giovanni Gumiero relinquished command of Task Force 465, the EU Naval Force Somalia - Operation Atalanta.
Apr 15 2010

Navy to Commission Guided Missile Destroyer William P. Lawrence

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2010-04-14 23:00
The Navy will christen the newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, William P. Lawrence, April 17 during a 10 a.m. CDT ceremony at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding in Pascagoula, Miss.
Apr 15 2010

Severnaya Verf Sends Ship Back to Northern Fleet

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2010-04-14 23:00
After modernizing by Severnaya Verf shipyard, a part of United Industrial Corporation, a large ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov goes back to Northern Fleet. The first
Apr 14 2010

Inside the Syrian Missile Crisis

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2010-04-13 23:00
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's decision to move Scud missiles into Lebanon threatens to spark a regional conflict and poses a new challenge for President Obama's engagement policy.
Apr 14 2010

Leaving the Korangal Valley

At War - Tue, 2010-04-13 23:00
A place iconic for its violence and breathtaking in its beauty, the Korangal Valley outpost was at times during its four years in existence the deadliest place in Afghanistan for Americans and the Afghan soldiers who fought with them.

 
 

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