Top Daily Stories for January 2012

Jan 19 2012

Judge: Somali accused of piracy to go to trial

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-01-19 16:42
A Somali man prosecutors consider the highest-ranking pirate the United States has ever captured will stand trial after a judge refused to dismiss charges against him.
Jan 19 2012

Stennis Strike Group Enters 7th Fleet AO Top Stories - Thu, 2012-01-19 11:15
John C. Stennis Strike Group entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations (AO) after nearly three months supporting operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet AO.
Jan 19 2012

Pakistan to re-open NATO supply route—but impose fees

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2012-01-19 06:22
Pakistan expects to re-open supply routes to NATO forces in Afghanistan, halted after a NATO cross-border air attack killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in November, but will impose tariffs.
Jan 18 2012

Pentagon targets military sex assaults - Wed, 2012-01-18 19:54
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta outlined new measures targeting sexual assaults against military personnel, saying he has "no higher responsibility than to protect those who are protecting America."
Jan 18 2012

Chinese virus targets DoD Common Access Card

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-01-18 17:45
A Chinese-based cyber attack is targeting the Defense Department’s Common Access Cards with technology that could steal information from military networks while troops and civilians work at their desks, researchers say.
Jan 17 2012

Navy to Shutter SEAL LDO Designator

Navy News from - Tue, 2012-01-17 22:19
Navy has announced the phase-out of the SEAL Limited Duty Officer (LDO) designator, officials said Jan. 17.
Jan 17 2012

Design blamed for F-35C tailhook issues

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-01-17 20:59
Lockheed Martin has traced the Navy F-35C Joint Strike Fighter’s troubles with catching a carrier’s arresting gear wires to the tailhook design.
Jan 17 2012

Senators: Arm allies to ready for Asia clashes

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-01-17 07:58
Two U.S. senators say a confrontation between the United States and China in Asia is unlikely but America will arm allies such as the Philippines amid territorial spats in the region.
Jan 16 2012

New space-arms control initiative draws concern

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-01-16 18:48
The Obama administration is launching a new space arms-control initiative that critics say will lead to restrictions on U.S. military activities in space, a key U.S. strategic war-fighting advantage.
Jan 16 2012

Analysts: U.S., Pakistan again collaborate on drone strikes

McClatchy News Service - Mon, 2012-01-16 15:31
Two apparent U.S. drone attacks last week on militant targets very likely signal the resumption of joint counterintelligence operations by the CIA and Pakistan's military spy agency, security analysts say.


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