Top Daily Stories for March 2012

Mar 22 2012

China Developing Second Stealth Fighter

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2012-03-21 23:07
China reportedly is developing a second stealth fighter jet, the medium-sized J-60, which has greater mobility than J-20 currently in test flights, Hong Kong television reported.
Mar 21 2012

Navy Brings ROTC to Rutgers Top Stories - Wed, 2012-03-21 12:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus and Rutgers University President Richard L. McCormick formalized an agreement to bring the Naval ROTC program to Rutgers for the first time.
Mar 21 2012

Senator kills plans for new BRAC round

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-21 11:59
A Pentagon base-closing initiative died Wednesday when a key senator announced she will block any effort to create a new base closing commission.
Mar 21 2012

Navy: Not so fast on 'reopening' Peralta probe

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-21 10:28
Navy officials acknowledge they are reviewing new evidence in the valor case of Sgt. Rafael Peralta, but stop short of describing the review as a “reopening” of the investigation.
Mar 21 2012

Coast Guard Issues Report on Alaska Copter Crash

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2012-03-21 09:06
A lack of communication and the pilot and co-pilot's failure to properly perform their duties contributed to a 2010 helicopter crash that killed three Coast Guard members, according to the Guard's final report.
Mar 21 2012

Japan may deploy missiles ahead of N. Korea launch

Fox News - Wed, 2012-03-21 00:28
Japan may deploy land- and sea-based interceptor missiles ahead of North Korea's rocket launch next month and reportedly has not ruled out shooting down the rocket if it violates Japanese airspace.
Mar 20 2012

Navy blimp to get year’s lease on life

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-20 16:11
A one-of-a-kind Navy blimp that last month was scheduled to be deflated and stored as part of Defense Department cuts will be put to work for another year, Navy officials say.
Mar 20 2012

Cyber warfare rules still being written

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-03-20 15:35
The Pentagon is still writing rules for combating cyberattacks, even though U.S. Cyber Command has been operating for more than a year, defense officials said Tuesday.
Mar 20 2012

Senators: DOD can cut redundant programs

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-20 15:31
Two key Republican senators are recommending the Defense Department reduce duplicative and overlapping programs to stave off deep cuts in force structure and weapons programs.
Mar 20 2012

Navy reopens Marine Corps Medal of Honor case

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-03-20 14:29
The Navy Department will reopen the valor case of Marine Corps Sgt. Rafael Peralta based on new evidence that reportedly removes any doubt about his actions seven years ago in Iraq.


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