Top Daily Stories for September 2012

Sep 19 2012

PACOM supports China invite to RIMPAC 2014

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-09-19 16:55
The next iteration of the biannual Rim of the Pacific military exercises could include China’s navy, a move the top U.S. commander in the Pacific said Wednesday is “the right thing to do.”
Sep 19 2012

Navy to Commission LCS Fort Worth on Saturday Top Stories - Wed, 2012-09-19 14:15
The Navy will commission the Freedom-variant littoral combat ship Fort Worth (LCS-3) on 22 September at the Port of Galveston, Texas.
Sep 19 2012

Veterans Job Corps Act dies in Senate

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-09-19 13:15
The Veterans Job Corps Act died in the Senate Wednesday on a procedural vote when 40 senators balked at the $1 billion price tag for a measure.
Sep 19 2012

Hackers steal info on 200,000 Navy personnel

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-09-19 11:26
Private information of more than 200,000 current and former Navy personnel was compromised in June when hackers broke into the Navy’s Smart Web Move Internet site.
Sep 18 2012

U.S. will deploy MV-22 Ospreys to Okinawa

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-09-18 22:18
The United States and Japan have come to an agreement to deploy 24 U.S. Marine MV-22 Osprey aircraft to Okinawa, Japan, sometime in October.
Sep 18 2012

Enterprise inactivation ceremony to be 1 December

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-09-18 21:30
After 51 years of service, the aircraft carrier Enterprise will inactivate on Dec. 1, in a ceremony at Norfolk Naval Station.
Sep 18 2012

U.S.: Laws of war apply to cyber attacks

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-09-18 21:15
The U.S. government believes that cyber attacks can amount to armed attacks, and are subject to international humanitarian law and rules of war, the top State Department lawyer said Tuesday.
Sep 18 2012

Report Warns of Widening Gaps in U.K. Maritime Surveillance

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-09-18 18:00
Capability already compromised by the axing of the Nimrod MRA4 patrol aircraft, Britain faces a further decline in maritime surveillance capabilities as other key assets are withdrawn, a Parliamentary report says.
Sep 18 2012

Chinese, U.S. Ships Conduct Joint Antipiracy Drill

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-09-18 07:15
Chinese and U.S. naval vessels have conducted their first joint antipiracy exercise in the Gulf of Aden, officials said Tuesday, citing the drill as a sign of improving security ties.
Sep 18 2012

Iran deploys Russian-made submarine in gulf

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-09-18 06:59
Iran has deployed a Russian-made submarine after it was overhauled earlier this year.


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