Top Daily Stories for June 2012

Jun 12 2012

'Golden Era' of American Seapower Foreseen Top Stories - Tue, 2012-06-12 16:15
At the U.S. Naval War College, Under Secretary of the Navy Robert Work told more than 900 students and guests the U.S. Navy is entering a "golden era" of seapower.
Jun 12 2012

SASC chairman: More cuts likely in budget deal

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-06-12 15:19
If a deficit-reduction deal is reached, it could include $100 billion more in defense cuts over the next decade, according to the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee.
Jun 12 2012

Army's Terry takes lead of ISAF Joint Command

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-06-12 09:42
Lt. Gen. James Terry assumed command of the International Security Assistance Force Joint Command during a ceremony Tuesday in Kabul.
Jun 12 2012

Admiral Haney: Navy's Finest Going to Pacific

Fox News - Tue, 2012-06-12 04:41
The commander of the U.S. Pacific Fleet said Monday the Navy will be sending its most advanced vessels and aircraft to the Asia-Pacific region as it builds up its presence by assigning most of its fleet there.
Jun 12 2012

Iran said to be designing nuclear sub

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Tue, 2012-06-12 04:07
Iran has begun to design its first nuclear submarine, according to a report in the country's semiofficial news agency.
Jun 11 2012

Naval Academy eyes record female class

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-06-11 13:50
A U.S. Naval Academy official says the class of 2016 is on track to have the largest female class in the academy’s history.
Jun 10 2012

S. Korea to Export Minesweepers to India

The Chosun Ilbo - Sun, 2012-06-10 22:12
Arms manufacturer Kangnam is to export eight South Korean-made minesweeper boats to India and transfer related technology.
Jun 10 2012

Allies Restrict Airstrikes Against Taliban

The New York Times - Global - Sun, 2012-06-10 18:41
The senior allied commander in Afghanistan has ordered new restrictions on airstrikes against Taliban fighters who hide in residential homes, coalition officials said Sunday
Jun 10 2012

DOD could keep big weapons despite automatic spending cuts

The Washington Times - Sun, 2012-06-10 13:46
The Pentagon could hold onto its crown jewel weapon systems even though looming automatic federal spending cuts would inflict a $54 billion gash in the 2013 defense budget, military budget analysts say.
Jun 10 2012

Navy’s next battle: Stopping ‘bath salts’

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-06-10 08:59
While the Navy continues to wrestle with spice use among sailors, a new, dangerous designer drug is gaining popularity — and it has health officials concerned.


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