Top Daily Stories for June 2012

Jun 28 2012

Russia Works On Mach 7 Missiles — With India's Help

Wired.com - Thu, 2012-06-28 06:30
Russia and India are trying to develop a hypersonic missile capable of traveling more than five times the speed of sound.
Jun 28 2012

Turkey Deploys AA Units Along Syrian Border

The New York Times - Thu, 2012-06-28 04:40
Regional tensions surrounding the crisis in Syria ticked higher on Thursday as Turkey said it was stationing antiaircraft batteries on their common border.
Jun 27 2012

CNO: More ships deploy to meet growing missions

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-06-27 19:44
Over the next four years, the number of ships and subs deployed will jump by 15 percent, the Navy’s top officer said Wednesday.
Jun 27 2012

Chinese general says war with U.S. likely

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-06-27 19:11
A hawkish People's Liberation Army general recently offered the alarming assessment that a future conflict with the United States is coming as a result of U.S. “containment” policies.
Jun 27 2012

Second-Generation Aegis BMD System Completes 2nd Successful Intercept Test

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-27 17:15
The Missile Defense Agency and the Lake Erie successfully conducted a flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system June 26.
Jun 27 2012

Pakistan general urges NATO to contain Taliban

CNN.com - Wed, 2012-06-27 12:50
Pakistani army chief Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani complained to U.S. Gen. John Allen about Taliban incursions from Afghanistan, a Pakistani spokesman says.
Jun 27 2012

Fleet Forces chief named next MCPON

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-06-27 12:45
Fleet Master Chief Mike Stevens, currently the top sailor at Fleet Forces Command, will be the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy.
Jun 27 2012

Data shows IEDs kill fewer Coalition troops

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-06-27 11:33
U.S.-led troop deaths from makeshift bombs in Afghanistan are dropping sharply even though the number of improvised explosive devices planted by insurgents are near record levels, Pentagon data show.
Jun 26 2012

Gen. Allen in Pakistan on Wednesday

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-06-26 18:34
The commander of U.S.-led troops in Afghanistan is due to meet with with Pakistani army chief Gen. Ashfaq Kayani on Wednesday amid strained relations between Islamabad and Washington.
Jun 26 2012

New hand-held scanner can detect brain injury

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-06-26 17:58
A new hand-held, battery-operated sensor that can help detect the most serious of brain bleeds could soon be making its way to the Fleet.

 
 

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