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Nov 5 2015

France to send aircraft carrier to aid U.S.-led coalition against Islamic State

The Washington Times - World - Thu, 2015-11-05 10:49
France will deploy its only aircraft carrier to support military operations to combat the Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, French President Francois Hollande said Thursday.
Nov 4 2015

U.S. aircraft carriers could be ineffective

CNN Top Stories - Wed, 2015-11-04 05:38
Calling the aircraft carrier the "backbone" of America's global military presence, the Navy's top brass highlighted the risks of failing to maintain a big enough fleet in testimony before Congress,
Nov 4 2015

China sea tensions stop joint statement at Asia defense meet

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-11-04 05:21
Divisions within Asia over China's claims in the disputed South China Sea spilled over Wednesday to a meeting of U.S. and Asian defense ministers.
Nov 3 2015

U.S. commander says sailing past Chinese isles not a threat

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-11-03 00:35
The U.S. Navy's challenge last week to China's sovereignty claims in the South China Sea was not designed as a military threat, the head of U.S. Pacific military forces said Tuesday.
Oct 31 2015

European Command Chief Seeks Stronger Navy Presence in Europe

Military.com Navy - Sat, 2015-10-31 08:07
U.S. European Command boss Gen. Philip Breedlove is requesting more Navy and intelligence gathering assets in Europe.
Oct 31 2015

Kerry says U.S. troops in Syria will only fight Islamic State

Washington Post - World - Sat, 2015-10-31 08:03
Secretary of State John Kerry says American special operations troops being sent to Syria will only fight Islamic State militants and won’t become involved in the long-running civil war.
Oct 30 2015

Army opens nearly 20K artillery jobs to enlisted women

The Washington Times - Fri, 2015-10-30 13:09
The Army has given women the go-ahead to apply to nearly 20,000 new field artillery positions, opening the door for females to apply for military occupational specialties previously only reserved for men.
Oct 29 2015

USS Albuquerque Arrives in Bremerton for Inactivation

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2015-10-29 07:02
The fast-attack submarine USS Albuquerque (SSN-706) arrived at the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard and Intermediate Maintenance Facility to commence the inactivation and decommissioning process.
Oct 29 2015

China: Will Respond to U.S. Ships with All Necessary Means

Military.com Navy - Thu, 2015-10-29 03:34
China's military will take "all necessary" measures in response to any future U.S. Navy incursions in the South China Sea, a Defense Ministry spokesman said.
Oct 28 2015

Runaway military blimp crash-lands after wild chase by F-16s

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-10-28 21:06
After a wild four-hour jaunt above parts of two states, a runaway military surveillance blimp crash-landed in rural Pennsylvania on Wednesday.

 
 

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