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Oct 17 2014

U.S. Commander Reports Heavy ISIS Losses in Syrian City of Kobani

The New York Times - Fri, 2014-10-17 13:34
The head of the U.S. Central Command indicated that even if the Islamic State managed to take Kobani, the victory would be costly to the group.
Oct 17 2014

Marine Commandant Amos Leaves Mixed Legacy

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Fri, 2014-10-17 13:06
Gen. James Amos on Friday handed command of the service to his successor, ending a four-year tenure that was beset by controversy but may be remembered for transforming the Corps.
Oct 16 2014

New U.S. Navy E-2D Aircraft Goes Operational

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2014-10-16 18:15
The E-2D Advanced Hawkeye has been declared to be operational, meaning that deployment training for the Navy's newest airborne warning and control aircraft can begin in earnest.
Oct 15 2014

Pentagon, Pratt cut deal for F-35 engines, modifications

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-10-15 07:19
The F-35 joint program office says it has reached an agreement with Pratt & Whitney on two key issues—identifying the root cause of an engine fire in June, and on a contract for the next lot of engines.
Oct 14 2014

U.S. Warship Arrives in Georgia as Tensions Rise Over Ukraine

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2014-10-14 14:44
A U.S. warship docked in Georgia's Black Sea port of Batumi Tuesday, the U.S. Embassy said, as tensions in the region remain high over Russia's role in the conflict in Ukraine.
Oct 13 2014

Navy to give public tours of 3 warships in Norfolk

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-10-13 06:08
The Navy is inviting the public to come aboard the aircraft carrier Theodore Roosevelt and the guided-missile destroyers Gravely and Gonzalez in an open viewing on Oct. 18.
Oct 12 2014

U.S. says Turkey OKs use of bases against militants

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-10-12 15:33
Turkey will let U.S. and coalition forces use its bases, including a key installation within 100 miles of the Syrian border for operations against Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, American officials said.
Oct 12 2014

Experts Question Navy's Decision To Swap Out DDG 1000's Secondary Gun

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2014-10-12 11:11
Bigger often means better, especially when the discussion is about one gun versus another.
Oct 12 2014

Next-gen night vision would enable troops to see farther, clearer

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-10-12 10:34
DARPA is seeking proposals for next-gen night vision goggles that would be lighter, use more of the infrared spectrum, and allow the user to share his view with his squadmates digitally.
Oct 12 2014

Marine Corps prepares for historic gender test

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-10-12 10:30
In the coming month or so, Camp Lejeune will be transformed into a laboratory as some 90 researchers and 650 Marines embark on an experiment to test the dynamics of co-ed units in combat.

 
 

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