Top Daily Stories for April 2013

Apr 8 2013

Navy to seek more money for subs, aircraft carriers

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2013-04-08 21:07
The Navy reportedly will propose increased submarine and aircraft carrier funding in its budget request for the fiscal year beginning Oct. 1, while sticking to its plan for the troubled littoral combat ship.
Apr 8 2013

Navy Leaders Announce Plans for Deploying Cost-Saving Laser Technology Top Stories - Mon, 2013-04-08 16:16
Citing a series of technological breakthroughs, Navy leaders announced plans at the Sea-Air-Space exposition to deploy a solid-state laser aboard a ship in fiscal year 2014.
Apr 8 2013

U.S. Navy, allies to partner for massive sea drills in Persian Gulf

The Washington Times - World - Mon, 2013-04-08 12:29
The United States will join 29 other naval powers for a massive sea drill to practice mine-sweeping and ship-escort maneuvers in the Persian Gulf next month.
Apr 7 2013

Flagpole dedicated to memory of Thresher victims

Navy Times - Sun, 2013-04-07 14:36
The town that's home to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard dedicated a flagpole in memory of the crew of the USS Thresher on Sunday.
Apr 6 2013

Joint Chiefs chairman in Afghanistan for talks

Top Headlines - Fri, 2013-04-05 23:38
A weekend visit to Afghanistan by the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is aimed at assessing the type and level of additional training that U.S. troops could provide after 2014.
Apr 5 2013

LCS Council Adds New Member

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2013-04-05 17:44
The chief of naval operations has added the Joint High Speed Vessel (JHSV) program to the portfolio of the Littoral Combat Ship Council, a three-star panel overseeing developments of the evolutionary craft.
Apr 5 2013

New museum to honor Coast Guard

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-04-05 12:51
The Marine Corps, the Air Force and the Navy each have one. The Army is building one. And finally, the Coast Guard will get one, too.
Apr 5 2013

CRS: Breaking China's ASBM Kill Chain

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2013-04-05 10:25
A new report by the Congressional Research Service suggests China's new anti-ship ballistic missile can be countered, and is not necessarily the game-changer many analysts predict.
Apr 4 2013

U.S. General in charge of perilous Horn of Africa fired - Thu, 2013-04-04 22:29
Army Maj. Gen. Ralph Baker, commander of the Combined Joint Task Force-Horn of Africa, was fired March 28, according to a Washington Defense official.
Apr 4 2013

Pentagon draws up 'rules of engagement' for cyberwar

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-04-04 17:00
The Pentagon is putting the finishing touches on rules to give military commanders clearer authority if they have to respond to an enemy cyberattack.


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