Top Daily Stories for April 2013

Apr 3 2013

Type 45 Destroyer Duncan Delivered to the Royal Navy

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2013-04-03 08:49
The sixth and final Type 45 destroyer, Duncan, has been delivered to HM Naval Base Portsmouth by BAE Systems and will be handed over to the U.K. Ministry of Defense at a ceremony.
Apr 3 2013

Greatest danger in Korea is 'miscalculation,' U.S. general says

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2013-04-03 08:18
The greatest danger on the divided Korean Peninsula is that an accident or miscalculation inadvertently could escalate into an all-out war, according to the general commanding U.S. forces there.
Apr 2 2013

Pentagon: Destroyers in Pacific can react quickly

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-04-02 17:36
The two destroyers deployed in the Pacific are equipped with sophisticated radar and missiles capable of reacting quickly if the North Koreans fire off a missile, the Pentagon and military officials say.
Apr 2 2013

U.S. Deploys Sea-based Radar Amid N Korea Crisis

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2013-04-02 12:13
The United States has deployed a sophisticated sea-based radar to the ocean east of Japan to track any North Korean ballistic missile launches, a Pentagon official said Tuesday.
Apr 2 2013

Budget Cuts Are Set to Hit U.S. Military's Drone Fleet - Tue, 2013-04-02 11:45
The U.S. military relies extensively on its fleet of flying robots. But the drones are hardly safe from budget cuts.
Apr 1 2013

China mobilizing troops, jets near Korea

The Washington Times - World - Mon, 2013-04-01 14:49
China has placed military forces on heightened alert in the northeastern part of the country as tensions mount on the Korean peninsula following recent threats by Pyongyang, U.S. officials said.
Apr 1 2013

Marine Corps’ No. 3 general to retire

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-04-01 08:16
Lt. Gen. Willie J. Williams, one of the Marine Corps’ most influential officers, will retire this summer after nearly 40 years in uniform.
Apr 1 2013

‘We are hiring’: Navy wants you to stay in

Navy Times - Mon, 2013-04-01 05:02
To a Fleet wracked with deployment and funding uncertainties, the Navy’s top officer has a message: We want to keep you.
Apr 1 2013

S. Korea vows fast response to North; U.S. deploys F-22s

Reuters - Sun, 2013-03-31 23:48
South Korea warned that it will strike back quickly if the North stages any attack on its territory, amid shrill rhetoric from Pyongyang and the U.S. deployment of F-22 fighters.


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