Top Daily Stories for May 2013

May 28 2013

U.S. pilot ejects over Pacific Ocean

CNN Top Stories - Tue, 2013-05-28 07:10
A Japanese helicopter plucked the pilot of a U.S. fighter jet from the Pacific Ocean on Tuesday after an unspecified problem forced him to eject in mid-flight.
May 28 2013

McCain makes surprise trip to visit Syrian rebels

Navy Times - Tue, 2013-05-28 07:03
Leaders of Syria's opposition forces got a chance to make their case for increased U.S. support directly with Sen. John McCain when he slipped into that country for a surprise visit.
May 28 2013

3 Lebanese Soldiers Killed on Syrian Border

The New York Times - Tue, 2013-05-28 06:41
The attack came as Syrian soldiers loyal to President Bashar al-Assad and Hezbollah fighters from Lebanon were battling Syrian rebels for control of the strategic town of Qusayr. 
May 28 2013

This Pentagon Project Makes Cyberwar as Easy as <em>Angry Birds</em>

Wired.com - Tue, 2013-05-28 06:30
All it takes is a finger swipe and a few taps of the touchscreen, and the cyber attack is ready to launch.
May 24 2013

Future USS Michael Monsoor Keel Authenticated

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2013-05-24 13:22
BATH, Maine -- The keel laying and authentication ceremony for the future Zumwalt-class Destroyer USS Michael Monsoor (DDG 1001) was held at the General Dynamics-Bath Iron Works shipyard, May 23. ...
May 24 2013

Navy Names Next Two Destroyers

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2013-05-24 13:10
WASHINGTON -- Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced May 23 the next Arleigh Burke-class destroyers (DDG) will be named USS Paul Ignatius and USS Daniel Inouye. "As secretary of the Navy it is ...
May 21 2013

3 Hezbollah fighters die of wounds from Syria

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2013-05-21 07:15
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Three members of Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group died of wounds sustained while fighting for control of strategic Syrian town near the Lebanese border, activists said Tuesday, as the battle in the area raged for the third straight
May 21 2013

Syria, Israel exchange fire over border

Top Headlines - Tue, 2013-05-21 06:31
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Syria said Tuesday it destroyed an Israeli vehicle that crossed the ceasefire line in the Golan Heights overnight, while the Israeli military said gunfire from Syria had hit an Israeli patrol, damaging a vehicle and prompting its
May 21 2013

More attacks across Iraq kill 7 people

Top Headlines - Tue, 2013-05-21 06:17

BAGHDAD (AP) — New attacks in Iraq killed seven people and wounded dozens on Tuesday, officials said, after a bloody day that claimed more than 100 lives across


 
 

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