Top Daily Stories for May 2012

May 3 2012

Panetta troubled over troop behavior

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-03 16:38
The secretary of Defense is increasingly concerned about the spate of embarrassing misconduct among U.S. troops that has tarnished the military’s image and jeopardized the success of missions abroad.
May 3 2012

Pentagon to limit anti-psychotic drugs for PTSD

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-05-03 15:12
The Pentagon is moving to limit off-label use of powerful anti-psychotic drugs for post-traumatic stress disorder — a practice some say may contribute to accidental drug overdoses among troops.
May 3 2012

Russia: U.S. missile-defense talks near dead end

Yahoo Top News - Thu, 2012-05-03 03:44
Russia's defense minister said Thursday that talks on the U.S.-led NATO missile defense plan in Europe are "close to a dead end" as officials scrambled to save the deal.
May 2 2012

Chinese admiral says Zumwalt destroyers vulnerable

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-05-02 16:46
The U.S. Navy's Zumwalt-class destroyer is no good and can be destroyed by Chinese fishing boats armed with explosives, according to People's Liberation Army Rear Adm. Zhang Zhaozhong.
May 2 2012

U.S. firm on missile defense before conference

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-05-02 15:30
On the eve of an international conference on missile-defense, the U.S. is holding firm to its contention that a Europe-based system strongly opposed by Moscow presents no threat to Russia.
May 2 2012

CNO hails delivery of newest submarine

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2012-05-02 13:00
Adm. Jonathan Greenert praised the Electric Boat Division of General Dynamics Corp. for delivering the Virginia-class vessel under budget and a year ahead of schedule.
May 2 2012

Improved CG Museum to Reopen at Academy

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2012-05-02 10:27
The U.S. Coast Guard Museum will reopen next week with a new look and rare artifacts that will be on display for the first time.
May 2 2012

Taliban announce start of fighting season

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-05-02 08:50
The Taliban on Wednesday announced the start of their spring fighting season, just hours after President Obama concluded a surprise visit to Afghanistan.
May 2 2012

Russian-builit Warship Transferred to Indian Navy

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2012-05-02 04:36
Yantar Shipyard in Kalingrad handed over first of three Project 11356 frigates to the Indian Navy.
May 2 2012

New British Warship Missile Firing Successful

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2012-05-01 23:59
The third of the Royal Navy's cutting-edge Type 45 destroyers has successfully fired a Sea Viper missile.


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