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Jan 30 2016

Obama forced again to rethink troop numbers in Afghanistan

The Washington Times - World - Sat, 2016-01-30 03:13
Fifteen years into the war that few Americans talk about any more, conditions in Afghanistan are getting worse, preventing the clean ending that President Obama hoped to impose before leaving office.
Jan 29 2016

Break Out the Sextant: Navy Teaching Celestial Navigation Again Navy - Fri, 2016-01-29 17:24
Celestial navigation was long considered one of the most important requirements for mariners, but was largely discontinued a decade ago by the Navy.
Jan 29 2016

Lieutenant commander gets 3-plus years in prison

San Diego Union - Fri, 2016-01-29 16:56
Todd Dale Malaki is the second to be sentenced in the Navy bribery scandal helmed by “Fat” Leonard Francis.
Jan 29 2016

Navy Commander Pleads Guilty in 'Fat Leonard' Case Navy - Fri, 2016-01-29 07:09
A Navy commander who has been one of the last holdouts fighting bribery charges in the "Fat" Leonard scandal pleaded guilty Thursday.
Jan 29 2016

Iran says it flew drone over U.S. aircraft carrier

The Washington Times - World - Fri, 2016-01-29 06:26
Iran flew a surveillance drone over a U.S. aircraft carrier and took "precise" photographs of it as part of an ongoing naval drill, state television reported Friday.
Jan 29 2016

Chinese military force to take lead on cyber, space defense

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2016-01-29 05:50
A new Chinese military outfit will lead the country's push to enhance its cyber warfare, space security and online espionage capabilities, Chinese military observers and analysts said.
Jan 29 2016

North Korea missile site activity revives talk of U.S. missile defense in South

Yahoo Top News - Fri, 2016-01-29 05:42
South Korea indicated increased willingness to host an advanced U.S. anti-missile defense on Friday as activity detected at a North Korean missile site revived talk of deploying a system.
Jan 29 2016

Royal Navy warships face pricey work after power problems

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2016-01-29 05:15
The British military says some of the Royal Navy’s most sophisticated warships will have to undergo major refurbishment because they keep breaking down.
Jan 29 2016

Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Sioux City

Maritime News - Vessels - Fri, 2016-01-29 04:53
The Navy will christen its newest Freedom variant littoral combat ship, USS Sioux City (LCS-11), during a ceremony Saturday in Marinette, Wis.
Jan 28 2016

Not 'Top Gun' yet: China struggles with warplane engine technology

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2016-01-28 22:33
China has built a potent military machine over the past 30 years but is struggling to develop advanced engines that would allow its warplanes to match Western fighters in combat,sources say.


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