Top Daily Stories for August 2012

Aug 20 2012

Britain reveals design of new warship

BBC News - Mon, 2012-08-20 03:37
The Ministry of Defence releases images showing the design of the Royal Navy's latest warship, the Type 26 Global Combat Ship.
Aug 20 2012

Little boat may pose big danger

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Mon, 2012-08-20 02:33
As tensions rise in the Persian Gulf, does a British speedboat pose the biggest threat to coalition naval forces?
Aug 20 2012

S. Korea-U.S. drills begin amid North's protest

Washington Examiner World News - Mon, 2012-08-20 01:46
South Korea and the United States have begun annual military drills that North Korea calls a precursor to war.
Aug 19 2012

'Old Ironsides' sails again

CNN Top Stories - Sun, 2012-08-19 17:31
The USS Constitution, or "Old Ironsides," sailed under her own power Sunday for just the second time in some 130 years.
Aug 17 2012

VA to adjust list of Agent Orange disorders

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-08-17 17:02
Veterans suffering peripheral neuropathy from exposure to the toxic herbicide Agent Orange could be eligible for compensation from the Veterans Affairs Department.
Aug 17 2012

Navy's oldest commissioned warship to sail again

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-08-17 16:43
The Navy's oldest commissioned warship will sail under its own power for just the second time in more than a century to commemorate the battle that won it the nickname "Old Ironsides."
Aug 17 2012

Navy to repair arson-damaged submarine

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-08-17 16:01
The Navy says a nuclear-powered attack submarine that was severely damaged by a fire at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard is going to be repaired.
Aug 16 2012

USMC: Pilot error caused Osprey crash in April

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-08-16 18:15
A Marine Corps investigation has concluded that operator error caused the deadly April crash of an MV-22 Osprey aircraft in Morocco.
Aug 15 2012

China Slams Western Involvement in South China Sea Issue

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2012-08-15 17:54
China is responding to accusations that it scuttled Southeast Asian unity over the South China Sea by lashing out at what it calls Western meddling among rival claimants.
Aug 15 2012

Navy Special Forces units: How many are needed?

Washington Post - World - Wed, 2012-08-15 17:43
Is the Navy’s increased interest in irregular warfare and counterterrorism “partly motivated” by concerns about relevance, or by a desire to secure some of the growing funding for Special Forces units—or both?


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