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Dec 16 2014

Pentagon sending 250 MRAPs to Iraq at no charge for Islamic State fight

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2014-12-16 17:05
Iraq will receive roughly 250 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) vehicles from the U.S. in 2015—for free—to deal with roadside bombs set by the Islamic State group.
Dec 15 2014

Attacking Islamic State, from a Navy aircraft carrier

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:14
More than a dozen Navy F/A-18 warplanes roar off the carrier Vinson every day to attack Islamic State targets in support of Iraqi troops battling to regain ground lost to the militants in June.
Dec 15 2014

Fleet threatened by budget cuts, hiring freeze at shipyards

The Washington Times - Mon, 2014-12-15 23:08
Politically motivated budget cuts and a hiring freeze have left the Navy with a shipyard workforce incapable of maintaining even its most valuable hardware.
Dec 15 2014

Royal Navy Subs To Get Upgraded Spearfish Torpedo

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2014-12-15 14:49
Royal Navy submarines are to be equipped with an upgraded version of the Spearfish heavyweight torpedo in a deal announced Monday by the Ministry of Defense.
Dec 14 2014

Navy Debuts New Ad Top Stories - Sun, 2014-12-14 19:30
Navy's latest commercial "The Shield" debuted on 13 December to TV and web audiences worldwide.
Dec 12 2014

U.S. eyes Islamic State training grounds in Libya

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2014-12-12 23:48
Islamic State militants have been training in remote areas of Libya, heightening the Obama administration’s concern about a country that it largely has ignored since its 2011 revolution.
Dec 12 2014

Navy Tests New Unmanned Underwater Vehicle Top Stories - Fri, 2014-12-12 11:24
The U.S. Navy has completed tests on the GhostSwimmer unmanned underwater vehicle (UUV) at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek.
Dec 12 2014

U.S. and China Conduct Anti-Piracy Exercise Top Stories - Fri, 2014-12-12 07:41
The U.S. Navy's guided-missile destroyer Sterett and ships from the Chinese People's Liberation Army (Navy) began a bilateral counter-piracy exercise in the Gulf of Aden and the Horn of Africa.
Dec 11 2014

12 sailors implicated in submarine shower scandal

USA Today - Thu, 2014-12-11 05:04
Most are suspected of watching the videos and failing to report it to their commanders.
Dec 9 2014

China's stealth fighter could "take down" foreign rival: industry exec

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-12-09 04:11
China's new stealth fighter could certainly "take down" its opponent in the sky, the president of China's top aircraft maker said on Tuesday, referring to its U.S.-made counterpart.


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