Top Daily Stories for May 2012

May 31 2012

Technology key to Pacific pivot, Panetta says

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-31 20:04
The Pentagon needs to “invest in new technologies that will help us build a stronger power projection” in the Pacific region, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says.
May 31 2012

Beijing Projects Power in Strategic South China Sea

The New York Times - Global - Thu, 2012-05-31 20:00
The long-dominant United States and fast-growing China are both seeking to bolster their naval power in the region.
May 31 2012

Newest JHSV to be named Millinocket

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-31 08:39
The next joint high speed vessel (JHSV) will be named the USNS Millinocket, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus announced Wednesday.
May 31 2012

New Sub Is Fully Networked, but Cut Off from the Outside World - Thu, 2012-05-31 05:30
Bandwidth on U.S. submarines is practically a throwback to the early 1990s. To send and receive messages, the sub fleet needs to rise to a depth shallow enough to raise periscopes and antennas.
May 30 2012

Adm. Hunt says LCS Freedom ‘is fit for service’

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-05-30 17:03
Overall, the littoral combat ship Freedom is moving ahead to meet its deployment schedule for next spring, the commander of the Navy’s surface forces proclaimed.
May 30 2012

Chinese see conspiracy in sea law convention

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-05-30 14:09
China reacted strongly recently to U.S. government efforts to ratify the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea, calling it a dangerous military plot to interfere further in Asia’s regional affairs.
May 30 2012

DOD's Carter: Sequester would create 'adsurdities'

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-05-30 13:47
The Pentagon's No. 2 official said Wednesday that automatic spending cuts set to being in January would create "absurdities" and devastate the defense industries that support the troops.
May 30 2012

With Plan X, DOD seeks to spread U.S. might to cyberspace

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2012-05-30 13:00
The Pentagon is turning to the private sector in an effort to develop technologies to improve cyberwarfare capabilities, launch effective attacks and withstand likely retaliation.
May 30 2012

Survey finds vet not confident about finding jobs

Reuters - Wed, 2012-05-30 12:24
More U.S. military veterans expect to look for work in coming months as they return to civilian life, but they are less confident about finding work that suits them, according to a new survey.
May 30 2012

Chinese Warship Escorts Training Ship Through Gulf of Aden

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2012-05-30 03:07
Chinese cadet-training ship Zheng He transits Suez Canal after an escort through pirate-prone Gulf of Aden.


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