Top Daily Stories for March 2012

Mar 28 2012

Lawmakers warn of fight over Tricare increases

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-28 16:47
Members of a key Senate panel warned Pentagon officials of a looming, lengthy debate on the Defense Department’s proposal to raise Tricare fees for military retirees.
Mar 28 2012

When is Cyberattack Not EW? Perhaps Never.

Aviation Week - Wed, 2012-03-28 14:46
There is a debate in the Pentagon about where electronic warfare ends and cyberwarfare begins. Those most immersed in the subjects say there is no line, just a continuum that dates to the 1970s.
Mar 28 2012

China Cyber-skills Improving, Still Don't Top Russia, Israel

Aviation Week - Wed, 2012-03-28 14:41
The notions that most Chinese hackers are simplistic and amateurish may be correct for the moment, but it is irrelevant, says a senior U.S. official with broad experience in that realm.
Mar 28 2012

India's army chief: State of our military 'alarming'

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Wed, 2012-03-28 03:33
India's tank fleet lacks ammunition, its air defenses are "97 per cent obsolete" and its elite forces lack essential arms, the country's army chief wrote in an explosive letter leaked today.
Mar 28 2012

Russian Navy to Send Task Force to Gulf of Aden

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2012-03-27 23:35
A task force from Russia’s Northern Fleet, led by the Udaloy-class destroyer Vice Admiral Kulakov, is deploying on an anti-piracy mission off the Somali coast.
Mar 27 2012

Navy Program to Study How Troops Use Intuition

At War - Tue, 2012-03-27 16:09
A new project will investigate how members of the military can improve their "sixth sense" in combat and other missions.
Mar 27 2012

Panetta: War strategy can't be guided by polls

USA Today - Tue, 2012-03-27 15:54
The defense secretary says war strategies can't be determined by polls, and the U.S. will continue with its plans for the Afghanistan war.
Mar 27 2012

Marine critical of Obama faces hearing

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-03-27 12:47
A hearing on whether to discharge Sgt. Gary Stein from the Marine Corps because of criticism of the president will be Saturday at Camp Pendleton.
Mar 27 2012

Three Navy amphibious ships to deploy today

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-03-27 04:35
The amphibious ships Iwo Jima, New York and Gunston Hall will leave for a tour of at least six months in the Navy's Fifth and Sixth Fleet areas.
Mar 26 2012

Support for Afghan War Falls in U.S., Poll Finds

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-03-26 17:42
A New York Times/CBS News poll found that 69 percent of Americans surveyed think that the United States should not be at war in Afghanistan.


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