Top Daily Stories for September 2012

Sep 23 2012

British Navy May Face Gap in Airborne Early Warning Capability

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-09-23 11:43
The Royal Navy could be facing as much as a four-year gap in its airborne early warning capability after the current fleet of Sea King Mk7 helicopters is taken out of service in 2016.
Sep 23 2012

China Navy Takes Delivery of 1st Aircraft Carrier

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-09-23 11:28
China's first aircraft carrier was handed over to the People's Liberation Army Navy on Sept. 23, state press said, amid rising tensions over disputed waters in the East and South China Seas.
Sep 23 2012

Pacific wing to test concrete-bearing cloth

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2012-09-23 11:15
Marines in the Pacific will soon experiment with an inflatable shelter that hardens into a semi-permanent concrete structure in just 24 hours, protecting against fragmentation, small arms, fire and inclement weather.
Sep 23 2012

WWII submariners forced to disband national group

Fox News - Sun, 2012-09-23 07:54
At their national convention this month, just 62 veterans attended the event that used to draw thousands.
Sep 22 2012

Iran's navy aims to extend its reach

Top Headlines - Sat, 2012-09-22 12:06
Iran plans to expand its naval presence in international waters as part of efforts to boost its military and extend its reach as far as Antarctica, the head of the country's navy said Saturday.
Sep 21 2012

Training center CO fired after hazing probe

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-09-21 20:34
The Navy on Friday said it had fired the commanding officer of a San Diego-based schoolhouse after a hazing investigation.
Sep 21 2012

Mercury found in Camp Lejeune water plant pipe

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2012-09-21 12:15
Camp Lejeune shut down one of its water treatment plants after about 8 pounds of the type of the mercury found in thermometers was discovered last week in the facility's pipes.
Sep 21 2012

Six Chinese ships enter Japanese waters near disputed islands

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2012-09-21 00:21
In an increasingly fierce dispute over control of tiny islands and the sea around them, six Chinese maritime patrol ships entered Japanese-controlled waters on Friday.
Sep 20 2012

IG praises reforms at Arlington Cemetery

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-09-20 13:15
A new report from the Pentagon's inspector general praises the new cemetery management just two years after leaders were chided for mismanagement and misidentified graves.
Sep 20 2012

U.S. admiral says Mideast naval drills ensure stability

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2012-09-20 11:31
The admiral in charge of the Navy's 5th Fleet on Thursday defended the U.S.-led naval exercises in the Persian Gulf and other strategic Mideast waterways as a way to ensure stability and security.


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