Top Daily Stories for January 2011

Jan 18 2011

U.S. sailor 'overboard' in Gulf of Oman

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2011-01-18 13:25
U.S. and British forces were searching Tuesday for a sailor missing from a U.S. ship conducting operations in the Gulf of Oman, the U.S. 5th Fleet said in a statement.
Jan 18 2011

Puntland shuns Somali government

AlJazeera - Tue, 2011-01-18 05:07
Autonomous region says it is breaking away from the federation until 'legitimate' one is put in place.
Jan 18 2011

Taiwan missiles 'miss targets'

AlJazeera - Tue, 2011-01-18 03:18
President disappointmented as several missiles miss their targets in major military exercise.
Jan 17 2011

Will China's 'carrier killer' missile change Navy strategy?

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-01-17 19:35
“Will this change how the Navy operates? The Navy has to take this into account. That means new training, new doctrine maybe. It may mean rethinking what aircraft carriers look like,” said Dean Cheng, a China scholar at the Heritage Foundation in Washington.
Jan 17 2011

MV Eagle Pirated in Somali Basin

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2011-01-17 10:37
In the early hours of Monday 17 January, the bulk carrier MV Eagle was attacked and pirated by a single skiff, with pirates firing small arms and a Rocket Propelled Grenade before boarding the vessel.
Jan 17 2011

Rolls-Royce Strikes Deal to Power 10 U.S. Navy LCS

Maritime News - Vessels - Mon, 2011-01-17 10:00
Rolls-Royce announced the contract to supply gas turbines and waterjets for 10 of the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).
Jan 16 2011

Air strikes by drones effective in Waziristan

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-01-16 20:43
Extensive CIA-operated Predator drone strikes against remote hideouts of al-Qaeda, the Taliban and other groups in Pakistan are forcing many insurgents out of Waziristan to other areas.
Jan 16 2011

Marines, Army more than meet their recruiting goals

San Diego Union - Sun, 2011-01-16 16:45
Combat forces raise their standards, require enlistees to wait.
Jan 13 2011

Navy Program Puts 'FOCUS' on Military Families Top Stories - Thu, 2011-01-13 07:01
A Navy program is equipping service members and their families with the skills they need to weather the psychological and physical challenges bred by a decade of war.
Jan 13 2011

Gates warns on North Korea, eyes Japan ties

Reuters - Thu, 2011-01-13 04:17
The United States and Japan vowed on Thursday to deepen military cooperation in the face of North Korean "belligerence."


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