Top Daily Stories for September 2011

Sep 12 2011

Navy announces eight flag assignments

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 15:01
Eight flag officers stationed in the U.S. and abroad will take on new posts, Navy leaders announced Monday.
Sep 12 2011

Armed Services chairman: Obama is anti-military

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 14:59
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said the president views U.S. military power as a negative force and plans to "gut" defense spending through the congressional deficit-reduction committee.
Sep 12 2011

What's The Price Tag For a Production F-35?

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-09-12 12:01
It's tough to say. The JSF program office has one estimate. The Pentagon's Office of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation has another.
Sep 12 2011

McKeon warns of ‘gamesmanship’ on defense cuts

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 12:01
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said the debt ceiling and deficit reduction law enacted in August contains bad choices for Republicans worried about defense spending.
Sep 12 2011

Attacks show need for cyber intelligence, study says

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 08:01
A new study warns that the U.S. must develop cyber intelligence as a new and better coordinated government discipline that can predict computer-related threats and deter them.
Sep 10 2011

Navy struggles to build gator fleet on a budget

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-09-10 10:01
When it comes to sizing the Navy’s amphibious force, there are three numbers: The number the Navy needs, the number it’ll settle for and the number it actually has.
Sep 9 2011

Services still grappling with suicide trends

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-09-09 19:01
Suicide prevention programs appear to have contributed to a decline in 2010, but the services must continue addressing the problem in the face of some disturbing trends, military leaders say.
Sep 9 2011

Report: U.S. Plane Came Under Jamming Attack

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-09-09 11:02
A U.S. military reconnaissance plane came under electronic attack from North Korea and had to make an emergency landing during a military exercise in March, a South Korean source says.
Sep 9 2011

Shippers Call for Armed U.N. Force Against Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Fri, 2011-09-09 06:37
The global shipping industry has called for the establishment of a United Nations force of armed military guards to tackle the piracy crisis in the Indian Ocean.
Sep 8 2011

Gen. Odierno Warns Against Large Force in Iraq

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-09-08 19:01
The new U.S. Army chief warned against leaving too large a force in Iraq after a year-end deadline, saying that it could feed the perception of an American "occupation."


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