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Jan 17 2013

North Korea’s Missile Movements Worry U.S.

The New York Times - Global - Thu, 2013-01-17 21:43
American intelligence agencies have discovered that North Korea is moving mobile missile launchers around the country, some carrying a new generation of powerful rocket.
Jan 17 2013

Mabus: Academy ‘failed’ at stopping assaults

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2013-01-17 18:15
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus blasted the Naval Academy’s efforts in stopping sex assaults during a speech today in Arlington, Va.
Jan 17 2013

SECNAV Discusses His Focus Areas Top Stories - Thu, 2013-01-17 16:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus rolled out his new "Four Ps" during a speech at the 25th Annual Surface Navy Association Symposium in Arlington, Va., Thursday.
Jan 17 2013

Papp to cuttermen: More CO billets to open

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-01-17 11:36
Commandant Adm. Bob Papp’s message to cuttermen Thursday was clear: You’ll still have a job when the new ships get here.
Jan 17 2013

Secret Nuclear Redesign Will Keep U.S. Subs Running Silently for 50 Years - Thu, 2013-01-17 06:30
The U.S. Navy is betting the future of its submarine force on a secret and revolutionary nuclear drive system that aspires to be more efficient and quieter than anything under the water today.
Jan 17 2013

Minesweeper stuck on coral reef in Philippines

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-01-17 06:08
A U.S. Navy minesweeper ran aground on a coral reef in the Philippines on Thursday, but there were no injuries to the crew.
Jan 16 2013

DOD leaders warn Congress of ‘hollow’ force

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-01-16 20:15
The nation’s top military leaders warned Congress that its failure to pass a 2013 defense budget—coupled with the threat of automatic cuts—has pushed the Pentagon to the brink of a crisis.
Jan 16 2013

Instructor accused of sexually assaulting mid

Navy Times - Wed, 2013-01-16 12:56
A Marine major is being charged with allegedly sexually assaulting a female midshipman while he served as a Naval Academy instructor in April 2011.
Jan 16 2013

World sea piracy falls to five-year low in 2012

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2013-01-16 11:47
World sea piracy fell to its lowest level in five years in 2012, thanks to a huge reduction in Somali piracy, an international maritime watchdog said Wednesday.
Jan 15 2013

Korea to Buy Navy Helicopters from U.K.

The Chosun Ilbo - Tue, 2013-01-15 20:09
Korea decided on Tuesday to buy AW-159 Wildcat multi-purpose helicopters from the U.K. for Navy missions like antisubmarine operations.


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