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Nov 3 2015

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

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-11-03 01:35
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 09:07
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 09:03
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 14:09
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 08:02
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 04:34
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 22:06
After a wild four-hour jaunt above parts of two states, a runaway military surveillance blimp crash-landed in rural Pennsylvania on Wednesday.
Oct 28 2015

Army misfires on pistol upgrade effort, confuses gun makers with complex requirements

The Washington Times - Wed, 2015-10-28 20:20
The Army is botching the procurement of what should be one of the simplest weapons to buy: the pistol.
Oct 28 2015

China summons U.S. ambassador to protest ship near reef

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2015-10-28 07:35
China summoned the American ambassador to protest the U.S. Navy's sailing of a warship close to one of China's artificial islands in the South China Sea, in an act that challenged Chinese sovereignty claims.
Oct 28 2015

Air Force picks Northrop Grumman to build next big bomber

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2015-10-28 00:00
The Air Force said Tuesday it chose Northrop Grumman Corp., maker of the B-2 stealth bomber, to build its next-generation bomber, a highly classified, $80 billion project.

 
 

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