Top Daily Stories for April 2010

Apr 13 2010

Ex-USS Iowa (BB-61): Is the ?Iowa-Saving? nonprofit honest?

USNI Blog - Tue, 2010-04-13 00:00
Is the organization attempting to “save” the ex-USS Iowa (BB-61) telling the truth? With the agreement to shed the Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet, the ex-USS Iowa is set to be disposed of in about seven years. To save the Iowa, the Navy’s
Apr 13 2010

SECDEF clears the air at Annapolis

USNI Blog - Tue, 2010-04-13 00:00
Very good words to give to the future leaders in the Navy of a Representative Republic. Via Earl Kelly at The Capital, Speaking at the Naval Academy last night, Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates told the midshipmen there would come a time in their
Apr 12 2010

USS Ashland Captures Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
At approximately 5:00 a.m. local time April 10, USS Ashland (LSD 48), was fired upon by a skiff manned by suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden, approximately 330
Apr 12 2010

Turkish Bulk Carrier Released by Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
EU NAVFOR can confirm that the Turkish flagged Bulk Carrier YASIN C, hijacked 7 of April approximately 250 Nautical Miles east of Mombasahas, has suddenly been
Apr 12 2010

The Crossing: A Journey Through North Afghanistan

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
"Don't even dare travel on that road": In the first entry of a month-long travel diary, our correspondent ponders maps and routes in Kabul.
Apr 12 2010

Manas Hysteria

Foreign Policy - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
Why the United States can't keep buying off Kyrgyz leaders to keep its vital air base open.
Apr 12 2010

USS Independence Trains Crew to Handle Aircraft

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
Sailors aboard USS Independence (LCS 2), the Navy's newest littoral combat ship, prepared to embark aircraft aboard the ship by conducting simulated training April 6 and 7 in a variety of situations involving aircraft operations, while in port at Naval
Apr 12 2010

Enterprise Crew Aboard, Preparing for Upcoming Deployment

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
For the first time in two years, the crew of USS Enterprise (CVN 65) was aboard the aircraft carrier as the ship began a six-day fast cruise in the Northrop Grumman Newport News Shipyard April 11, marking the completion of an extended maintenance availability.
Apr 12 2010

USS Ashland Captures Pirates

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
At approximately 5:00 a.m. local time April 10, USS Ashland (LSD 48), was fired upon by a skiff manned by suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden, approximately 330 nautical miles off the coast of Djibouti.
Apr 11 2010

De-constructing Sukhoi?s PAK-FA

USNI Blog - Sun, 2010-04-11 00:00
You may recall that when the PAK-FA first took flight earlier this year a quick analysis was run on these pages and those over at USNI with a note that more granular analyses would surely be forthcoming. One of the first out of the box was over at the

 
 

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