Top Daily Stories for April 2013

Apr 11 2013

N. Korea May Have Nuclear Missile Capability, U.S. Says

The New York Times - Thu, 2013-04-11 16:38
The Pentagon’s intelligence arm concluded for the first time that North Korea may have learned how to make a nuclear weapon small enough to be delivered by a ballistic missile.
Apr 11 2013

Navy's Big Brain Will Retire to Chair Its Unofficial Think Tank

Wired.com - Thu, 2013-04-11 15:40
Adm. James Stavridis isn't just the leader of two regional military commands, he's an egghead. So it makes sense that the U.S. Naval Institute tagged him as its next chairman of the board.
Apr 11 2013

World Bank: Tackling Somali piracy needs new onshore focus

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2013-04-11 04:41
Ending Somali piracy requires a shift from reliance on security at sea to targeting those on land who enable the lucrative business to thrive, according to the World Bank.
Apr 10 2013

Jamming, Carrier Drones, Commando Tech Get Big Research Cash

Wired.com - Wed, 2013-04-10 18:22
On the Pentagon's R&D wish list: super-powerful jamming pods, mysterious commando tech, robots that can do 'Top Gun' maneuvers, and more.
Apr 10 2013

Department of the Navy Releases Fiscal 2014 Budget Proposal

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2013-04-10 18:15
The Department of the Navy has proposed a $155.8 billion budget for fiscal year 2014.
Apr 10 2013

Budget plan gives VA big funding boost for veterans care

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-04-10 15:37
The White House has proposed a 10.2 percent boost in funding for VA next year, totaling $66.5 billion in discretionary spending.
Apr 10 2013

U.S. 'fully prepared' on N. Korea

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2013-04-10 14:33
Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel addresses the situation in North Korea, saying the U.S. is prepared to act if necessary.
Apr 10 2013

Capped pay raise, huge Tricare fee hikes in new budget plan

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-04-10 11:51
The White House's defense budget proposal for 2014 includes a capped 1 percent pay raise for service members, increases on food and housing allowances and fee jumps for Tricare.
Apr 9 2013

Locklear says U.S. can intercept N. Korean missile

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2013-04-09 12:35
U.S. defenses could intercept a ballistic missile launched by North Korea, the top U.S. military commander in the Pacific said Tuesday.
Apr 9 2013

Air Force begins grounding combat aircraft

Fox News - Tue, 2013-04-09 11:37
The Air Force is grounding about a third of its active-duty combat aircraft because of automatic spending cuts.

 
 

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