Top Daily Stories for January 2012

Jan 10 2012

China's top military paper warns U.S. aims to contain rise

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2012-01-10 00:15
The United States' new defense strategy focused on the Asia-Pacific region is directed at containing China's rise, the People's Liberation Army's newspaper said on Tuesday.
Jan 9 2012

Military Sealift Command Reorganizes Operations

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2012-01-09 14:28
The Military Sealift Command (MSC) announced a reorganization of its operating forces in a move to increase efficiency.
Jan 9 2012

Saving Money is Key to Future Electronic Warfare

Aviation Week - Mon, 2012-01-09 10:11
Electronic warfare and directed energy are at the heart of next-generation warfare, but there needs to be a steep education of decision makers both in and out of uniform to make them into operational weapons.
Jan 9 2012

Marines Want iPads to Control Robo-Copter Brains - Mon, 2012-01-09 06:30
Less than a month since Marines debuted their first robotic supply helicopter on a combat mission in Afghanistan, they're already working one that can be controlled by an iPad.
Jan 9 2012

China says U.S. defense policy stance misjudges Beijing

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-01-09 04:57
The expanded U.S. military presence in Asia is based on a miscalculation of Beijing's intent to modernize its defenses, China said Monday, taking a tempered stance in its first official response to Washington's plan.
Jan 9 2012

Military jury to hear opening statements in Iraq Haditha case

Washington Post - Mon, 2012-01-09 04:20
A jury of battle-hardened Marines will judge the biggest criminal case against U.S. troops in the Iraq war.
Jan 8 2012

IG report says naval history ‘in jeopardy’

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-01-08 21:08
The Navy’s historical command, a chronically underfunded institution tasked with the safekeeping of the Navy’s treasures, is beset with preservation problems and internal strife, the naval inspector general says.
Jan 8 2012

Israel Hikes Defense Spending By $700 Million

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-01-08 21:00
Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu announced an increase of nearly $700 million in the defense budget, after saying last year that he would cut military spending.
Jan 8 2012

Getting the Gray Right

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-01-08 20:57
"Haze gray and under way" has been a mantra of U.S. Navy warships for decades, and the sight of a sleek warship sliding across the ocean has stirred many a sailor's heart.
Jan 8 2012

PTSD? Try meditation and yoga

San Diego Union - Sun, 2012-01-08 15:17
The VA is embracing alternative therapies—yoga, acupuncture, Tai-Chi, meditation, music therapy, energy healing and even sweat lodge sessions—to help veterans deal with combat stress and the physical pain.


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