Top Daily Stories for January 2012

Jan 13 2012

India Casts Wider Net for Short-Range Missiles

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2012-01-13 18:28
The Indian army has entered the global market to buy short-range surface-to-air missile systems for $1.5 billion, a move that could further undercut a four-year effort to develop a system with MBDA of France.
Jan 13 2012

Marines name general to handle video probe

The Washington Times - Fri, 2012-01-13 15:05
The Marine Corps on Friday laid the groundwork for deciding what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken in the case of a video purporting to show Marine urinating on the dead.
Jan 13 2012

Iran denies shipping arms to Syria via Turkey - Fri, 2012-01-13 09:59
Iran's embassy in Turkey has issued a formal statement denying reports Tehran was shipping weapons through Turkey to Syria.
Jan 13 2012

CNO, MCPON Visit Underway USS Enterprise Top Stories - Fri, 2012-01-13 05:15
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Rick D. West visited the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) while the ship was under way in the Atlantic Ocean.
Jan 12 2012

JCS' Dempsey: Military not victimized by new plan

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-01-12 21:17
The new strategy for the nation’s military balances principle and pragmatism, the nation’s highest-ranking military officer said in his first public speech since the plan was announced.
Jan 12 2012

Panetta: 2 Army Brigades to Leave Europe

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-01-12 19:03
The U.S. Army will withdraw two combat brigades from Europe, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Jan. 12.
Jan 12 2012

Navy To Christen littoral combat ship Coronado Top Stories - Thu, 2012-01-12 18:15
The Navy will christen the littoral combat ship (LCS) Coronado on Saturday in Mobile, Ala.
Jan 12 2012

Norway: NATO Losing Self-Defense Ability

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-01-12 18:13
NATO's ability to defend member nations against aggression by a conventional enemy force may be atrophying, Norway's Defense Minister said Friday.
Jan 12 2012

Military Networks 'Not Defensible,' Says Gen. Alexander - Thu, 2012-01-12 16:33
The Defense Department's networks, as currently configured, are "not defensible," according to the general in charge of protecting those networks.
Jan 12 2012

Some fear 'new' focus on Asia is a muddle

McClatchy News Service - Thu, 2012-01-12 15:22
The Obama administration pledge to shift American military strategy toward Asia overlooks a key fact: The United States never really dropped its focus on the region.


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