Top Daily Stories for September 2011

Sep 26 2011

Britain Pulls Apaches from Libya Mission

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-09-26 15:01
Britain has agreed with NATO to withdraw the five Apache helicopters that it has in service over Libya, in a major sign that the alliance's air mission is winding down.
Sep 26 2011

Anti-Piracy Device Nets Interest

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2011-09-26 09:16
A British company which makes compressed air cannons has reported a surge in the interest for its new floating entanglement device which can stop pirate skiffs in their tracks.
Sep 26 2011

Aviators: Ditch new rules on flight-suit wear

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-26 09:01
Naval aviators are chafing at a policy that controls exactly how they wear their flight suits and what color they wear.
Sep 26 2011

DOD extends program to defend cyber networks

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-26 09:01
As hackers and hostile nations launch increasingly sophisticated cyberattacks against U.S. defense contractors, the Pentagon is extending a pilot program to help protect its prime suppliers.
Sep 25 2011

Zumwalt Program Moves Smoothly Under the Radar

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-09-25 14:01
Quietly, almost stealthily, the effort to build the most advanced surface ship ever put to sea is steadily moving ahead.
Sep 25 2011

PLA Navy Drives China's Military Expansion

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-09-25 12:01
China's navy is playing an important role in the country's drive to become a world military power, with the recent trials of its first aircraft carrier underlining the scale of Beijing's naval ambitions.
Sep 25 2011

Obama considers military trial in U.S. for Hezbollah chief

Washington Post - Sun, 2011-09-25 05:16
The Obama administration is considering a military trial in the United States for a Hezbollah commander now detained in Iraq, U.S. counterterrorism officials say.
Sep 24 2011

India Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-09-24 14:01
India tested a medium-range nuclear-capable missile along its eastern coast Saturday as part of the nation's efforts to build up its atomic deterrent.
Sep 24 2011

Ahmadinejad Calls for Western Navies to Leave Gulf

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-09-24 14:01
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on NATO naval forces to withdraw from the Persian Gulf, calling them a threat to security.
Sep 24 2011

NORTHCOM chief lauds U.S.-Mexico relations

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-09-24 11:01
The U.S. shares responsibility with Mexico for confronting the danger posed by international crime rings that ship drugs across the border, Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr. says.

 
 

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