Top Daily Stories for November 2011

Nov 16 2011

N.Korea Said To Test-Fire Missiles in West Sea

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2011-11-16 23:09
Reports suggest that North Korea recently test-fired air-to-ship missiles over the West Sea on two separate occasions—in October and again earlier this month.
Nov 16 2011

Navy launches its largest biofuel test on ship

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-16 19:47
The Navy launched its largest alternative-fuel test to date on Wednesday, pumping 20,000 gallons of algae-based fuel into a destroyer for a 20-hour trip along the California coast.
Nov 16 2011

Pentagon defends Medal of Honor process

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-11-16 19:20
Responding to criticism from some combat veterans, the Pentagon defended its Medal of Honor process and deflected calls for a review of top awards for potential upgrades.
Nov 16 2011

Congress passes veterans employment bill

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-16 19:17
A landmark $1.7 billion package of veterans employment aid has passed Congress and is on its way to the White House, where President Obama has vowed to sign it into law.
Nov 16 2011

Fall PO quotas include more chances to advance

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-16 18:16
Navy officials released fall petty officer advancement quotas Wednesday, and opportunity to move up is the best in more than two years.
Nov 16 2011

U.S. Denies Assisting Kenyan Forces in Somalia

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-16 17:16
The Pentagon said al-Shabaab militants in Somalia being targeted by Kenyan troops are getting what they "deserve" but denied that the U.S. military is assisting Kenya's campaign against rebels.
Nov 16 2011

Navy investigating claims of cheating on sub exams

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2011-11-16 16:57
The inspector general for the Navy's Atlantic submarine force is investigating claims that pervasive cheating has tainted exams administered as part of nuclear training.
Nov 16 2011

U.S., Philippines boost alliance amid China row

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-16 10:00
Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton underscored America's military and diplomatic backing for the Philippines as it engages in an increasingly tense dispute with China in the resource-rich South China Sea.
Nov 16 2011

U.S. Report Recommends New Fighters for Taiwan

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-16 09:00
A congressional commission has recommended the United States sell new fighter aircraft to Taiwan so the Pacific nation can recapitalize its aging fleet of jets.
Nov 16 2011

Countering the Small Boat Threat

Aviation Week - Wed, 2011-11-16 01:01
Raytheon sees potential application of the Talon laser-guided rocket to take on small boats.That threat is considered particularly critical in the region where Iran has invested heavily in the use of such vessels.


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