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Mar 2 2013

USS Freedom Departs on Maiden Deployment Top Stories - Sat, 2013-03-02 02:15
The Navy's first littoral combat ship USS Freedom (LCS01) departed her homeport of San Diego to venture to the Asia-Pacific region on her maiden deployment on Friday.
Mar 1 2013

China defense spending seen rising as territorial rows deepen

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2013-03-01 08:25
A series of territorial disputes with neighbors will ensure China boosts defense spending when it reveals this year's military budget ahead of the annual parliamentary sitting next week, security experts say.
Mar 1 2013

Navy to Christen First Mobile Landing Platform Top Stories - Fri, 2013-03-01 01:15
The Navy will christen the Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) Montford Point during a Saturday ceremony in San Diego, Calif.
Feb 28 2013

Pentagon to resume F-35 jet flights

BBC News - Fri, 2013-03-01 00:43
The Pentagon says it will resume flying its F-35 fighter jets, days after the whole fleet was grounded when a crack was discovered on a turbine blade.
Feb 28 2013

Contractors push back on JSF criticism

Navy Times - Thu, 2013-02-28 15:48
Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney are pushing back against criticisms leveled by Gen. Christopher Bogdan, the head of the Pentagon’s F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program office.
Feb 28 2013

Commander in Norfolk to lead Naval War College

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2013-02-28 12:52
Navy officials announced Wednesday that Rear Adm. Walter E. Carter Jr. will be the college's 54th president.
Feb 27 2013

USMC 3-star to retired CNO: ‘Where’s the beef?’

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2013-02-27 20:15
The Marine Corps’ deputy commandant for manpower questions the analysis behind a new report suggesting the service should cut another 10,000 Marines, bluntly asking, “Where’s the beef?”
Feb 27 2013

Five Somali men convicted on piracy charges

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2013-02-27 14:50
Five Somali men were convicted Wednesday of piracy in connection with a 2010 attack on a Virginia Beach-based Navy ship off the coast of Africa.
Feb 27 2013

Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivers State of the Coast Guard Address

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2013-02-27 13:26
U.S. Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp delivered the 2013 State of the Coast Guard Address at the National Defense University at Fort Lesley J. McNair in Washington, D.C.
Feb 27 2013

Putin calls for upgrade of Russian army

Washington Examiner World News - Wed, 2013-02-27 06:33
Russian President Vladimir Putin has called for a drastic upgrade of the armed forces in the next three years to fend off attempts from abroad to "tip the strategic balance" in the world.


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