Top Daily Stories for July 2012

Jul 2 2012

Tricare Prime enrollment fees to increase

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 19:44
Enrollment fees for military retirees will increase Oct. 1 but within limits set by Congress last year.
Jul 2 2012

For F-22, Oxygen Problems Elude Air Force’s Fixes

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 14:24
A breakthrough on the oxygen flow problems seemed to come last month, but then another pilot told of discomfort from intermittent airflow in the cockpit.
Jul 2 2012

Navy to resume sinking of old ships in U.S. waters

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 13:45
The Navy is resuming its practice of using old warships for target practice and sinking them in U.S. coastal waters after a nearly two-year moratorium spurred by environmental and cost concerns.
Jul 2 2012

Navy Weeding Out Users of Designer Drugs

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2012-07-02 13:15
The implementation of drug testing for synthetic compounds such as "Spice" and "Bath Salts" is helping the Navy close ranks on sailors who use the prohibited substances, officials said July 2.
Jul 2 2012

Navy: Jet crash caused by dual-engine failure

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-07-02 13:10
The Navy said today that an F/A-18 Hornet that crashed into a residential neighborhood in April experienced dual catastrophic engine failure—an extremely rare occurrence in high-performance combat aircraft.
Jul 2 2012

3 hours on, 9 hours off: A better watchbill

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 08:26
Crews on Navy test ships praise the 3-and-9 schedule, but will it go Fleetwide?
Jul 2 2012

Philippines may seek U.S. spy plane help in China dispute

Reuters - Mon, 2012-07-02 07:10
Philippine President Benigno Aquino said on Monday he may ask the United States to deploy spy planes in the South China Sea to help monitor the disputed waters.
Jul 2 2012

FREMM Successfully Fires First Torpedo

Aviation Week - Mon, 2012-07-02 02:39
The Aquitaine, the first-of-class of the FREMM multi-mission frigates for the French navy, has successfully fired it first anti-submarine torpedo.
Jul 1 2012

Report: Iran to hold missiles maneuver

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-07-01 14:47
Iran’s official news agency reports the powerful Revolutionary Guards are planning war games this week, including drills with surface-to-surface missiles.

 
 

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