Top Daily Stories for December 2011

Dec 23 2011

Russia test-fires two new nuclear missiles

Reuters - Fri, 2011-12-23 13:44
Russia successfully tested on Friday its two new Bulava intercontinental missiles, which experienced several failures in the past.
Dec 22 2011

Army finds errors on 64,000 Arlington markers

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-12-22 17:59
Thousands of grave markers at Arlington National Cemetery may need to be replaced or added to accurately account for the dead there, a review shows.
Dec 22 2011

U.S. Navy Subs to Deploy Switchblade UAV

Aviation Week - Thu, 2011-12-22 12:31
The Navy plans to launch AeroVironment's Switchblade small expendable unmanned aircraft from a submerged submarine during the RIMPAC 2012 naval exercise in the Pacific.
Dec 22 2011

Iran to hold drill in international waters

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-12-22 10:57
Iran’s navy plans a 10-day drill in international waters beyond the strategic Strait of Hormuz at the mouth of the Persian Gulf, an exercise that could bring its ships into proximity with U.S. Navy vessels.
Dec 22 2011

USS New York's No. 2 officer sacked for misconduct

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-12-22 09:32
The second-ranking officer on the Norfolk-based amphibious transport dock USS New York has been removed for an “unduly familiar” relationship with a female crew member, the Navy said today.
Dec 22 2011

Report: Pakistan army wants Zardari out, but no coup

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2011-12-22 06:32
Pakistan's powerful army is fed up with unpopular President Asif Ali Zardari and wants him out of office, military sources tell Reuters.
Dec 21 2011

CG ice-breaker to aid with Alaska fuel delivery

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-12-21 19:22
The Coast Guard is enlisting its only functioning ice breaker to help with the delivery of fuel to Nome.
Dec 21 2011

South Korea Exports Submarines to Indonesia

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-12-21 11:03
A South Korean shipbuilder said Dec. 21 it had signed the country's largest weapons export deal, worth $1.1 billion, to sell three submarines to Indonesia.
Dec 21 2011

USS Pinckney Disrupts Piracy Top Stories - Wed, 2011-12-21 11:01
Guided-missile destroyer USS Pinckney (DDG 91), assigned to Combined Task Force 151, disrupted a group of suspected pirates close to the Internationally Recommended Transit Corridor south of Yemen on Monday.
Dec 21 2011

Philippines seeks 12 F-16 fighters, coast guard ship

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2011-12-21 05:46
The Philippines will seek a squadron of F-16 fighter jets and a third coast guard ship from longtime ally Washington amid simmering territorial disputes in the South China Sea.


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