Top Daily Stories for November 2011

Nov 28 2011

Enterprise veterans return to carrier for birthday bash

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2011-11-28 14:14
The scene at Pier 13 was a homecoming in reverse. Usually, it's the ship that returns after months away, bringing home sailors, eager to resume lives on land, their rucksacks bulging with purchases from foreign ports.
Nov 28 2011

India To Develop AIP Technology for Subs

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-11-28 13:38
Even as its navy has announced it wants to procure six air independent propulsion (AIP) submarines for $11 billion, India's defense minister said that the Defense Research and Development Organization is developing such technology itself.
Nov 28 2011

Russia To Send Warships to Syria in 2012

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-11-28 11:51
Russia will send a flotilla of warships led by its only aircraft carrier to its naval base in Syria for a port call next year amid tensions with the West over the Syrian crisis, a report said Nov. 28.
Nov 28 2011

Navy's second X-47B UCAS-D Flies

Aviation Week - Mon, 2011-11-28 08:56
Northrop Grumman has flown the U.S. Navy's second of two X-47B unmanned combat air system demonstrators at Edwards AFB in California. Air vehicle 2 completed the 29-minute flight on November 22.
Nov 27 2011

Japan Wants More Say Over U.S. Troops on Okinawa

The Chosun Ilbo - Sun, 2011-11-27 18:08
Japan's foreign minister is promising Okinawans that Tokyo will press Washington to give Japanese authorities more jurisdiction over U.S. forces on the island.
Nov 27 2011

New helo squadron will fly Fire Scouts, too

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-11-27 09:24
The Navy’s first composite squadron equipped with manned and unmanned rotary-wing aircraft for expeditionary missions will take root in San Diego next year.
Nov 26 2011

Course trains social workers on military issues

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-11-26 13:44
The University of South Carolina is starting a new program to train social workers to assist the military, veterans and their families.
Nov 26 2011

War Games Spotlight China-Pakistan Hype

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-11-26 12:38
Behind the hype of China-Pakistan joint maneuvers, the relationship is as transactional as any other, as China competes with Pakistan's arch-rival for Asian dominance. And it is far from easy to decipher.
Nov 25 2011

Many Tricare users just now hearing about Sept. data theft

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2011-11-25 08:40
Letters are being sent this month and next to the homes of all 4.9 million Tricare military beneficiaries whose personal data was stolen in September.
Nov 24 2011

Military-civilian gap is growing as fewer serve

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-11-24 23:33
A smaller share of Americans serve in the armed forces than at any time since the era between World War I and World War II, a new low that has led to a growing gap, a survey says.


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