Top Daily Stories for November 2013

Nov 26 2013

China air defense zone points to a long game

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2013-11-26 09:13
China's new air defense zone in the East China Sea further asserts its territorial claims over disputed islands but isn't expected to immediately spark confrontations with foreign aircraft.
Nov 26 2013

Hagel praises deal with Iran, worries about Afghanistan

USA Today - Tue, 2013-11-26 07:55
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the Iran deal poses "minimal" risks for the U.S.
Nov 26 2013

China sends carrier to South China Sea for training amid maritime disputes

Reuters - Tue, 2013-11-26 02:33
China sent its sole aircraft carrier on a training mission into the South China Sea amid maritime disputes with neighbors and tension over its plan to set up an airspace defense zone in some waters.
Nov 25 2013

Pentagon builds forces in Pacific, eyes China

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-11-25 21:42
The Pentagon is fortifying bases in the Pacific and looking to revive World War II-era air bases as part of an effort to survive a Chinese missile attack that could wipe out critical installations on Okinawa and elsewhere.
Nov 23 2013

China Warns of Action Against Aircraft Over Disputed Sea

The New York Times - Sat, 2013-11-23 03:22
China warned that it claimed the right to possibly take military action against aircraft that enter a newly declared “air defense identification zone,” which covers sea and islands also claimed by Japan.
Nov 22 2013

Oceana squadron XO relieved of command

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2013-11-22 18:43
The executive officer of Strike Fighter Squadron 34, based at Oceana Naval Air Station, was relieved of command Friday.
Nov 22 2013

New DOD Arctic strategy seeks naval equipment, infrastructure

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-11-22 15:56
The Pentagon on Friday unveiled a broad-ranging Arctic strategy that calls for examining new types of naval equipment and infrastructure needed in the region over several decades.
Nov 22 2013

Report: DOD officials asked for plan to close commissaries

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2013-11-22 06:01
Defense Commisary Agency officials have been asked to develop a plan to close all of the 178 commissaries across the country, Military Times is reporting this morning.
Nov 22 2013

China 'flies first stealth drone'

BBC News - Fri, 2013-11-22 05:56
China successfully flies a stealth drone for the first time on Thursday, state media say, citing eyewitness reports.
Nov 21 2013

Complex repair under way on submarine Montpelier

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-11-21 20:52
More than a year after a collision that tore off her upper rudder and damaged her hull, the submarine Montpelier remains under repair at Newport News Shipbuilding.


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