Top Daily Stories for September 2011

Sep 21 2011

India, Sri Lanka Begin Sea Exercises

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-09-21 14:03
After restoring defense ties last year, India and Sri Lanka have begun joint naval exercises.
Sep 21 2011

U.S. says Pakistan's ISI waging "proxy war"

Reuters - Wed, 2011-09-21 02:23
The United States has accused Pakistan's intelligence agency of using the Haqqani Network to wage a "proxy war," hardening its criticism of Islamabad's ties with Taliban-allied factions.
Sep 20 2011

Big Cuts May 'Cripple' U.S. Industry Base: Panetta

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-09-20 22:01
Nearly $1 trillion in military spending cuts over the next decade would "cripple" the U.S. defense industrial base, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warns.
Sep 20 2011

Military stronger without gay ban, Mullen says

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-09-20 22:01
The military is a stronger force since repealing the ban on openly gay men and women serving in the military, the nation’s top military officer said Tuesday.
Sep 20 2011

Congresswoman wants hearing on Ganjgal

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-09-20 22:01
A New York lawmaker has called for a congressional hearing on a 2009 ambush in Afghanistan that led to the death of five U.S. service members, as well as the awarding of a Medal of Honor.
Sep 20 2011

Taiwan Suggests F-35 As Future Alternative

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-09-20 12:01
In response to the U.S. decision to decline Taiwan's request for new F-16C/D fighters, Taiwan's deputy minister of defense for policy said the air force would consider the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in future
Sep 20 2011

Somali pirates appealing U.S. conviction

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-09-20 05:24
The five Somali men who attacked a U.S. warship off the coast of Africa are appealing their piracy convictions on the basis of their failure to succeed.
Sep 20 2011

Moments after DADT ends, Navy officer and partner wed

Washington Post - Tue, 2011-09-20 04:47
Just as the formal repeal of the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy took effect, Navy Lt. Gary Ross and his partner of 11 years were married.
Sep 19 2011

S.Korean Navy Often Fails to Spot N.Korean Subs

The Chosun Ilbo - Mon, 2011-09-19 22:01
South Korean patrol boats and corvettes are able to detect a mere 30 percent of submarines at a time when North Korea is increasing the frequency of submarine infiltration drills.
Sep 19 2011

Arms deal with Taiwan may fray China ties

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-09-19 19:42
The Pentagon is bracing for some cutbacks in military and other cooperation efforts with China as a result of a new arms package for Taiwan, expected to be announced formally this week.


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