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Nov 8 2012

Shipyard worker pleads guilty in $400M submarine fire

CNN.com - Thu, 2012-11-08 14:07
A shipyard worker in Maine pleaded guilty to arson Thursday for setting a fire that did $400 million in damage to a U.S. nuclear attack submarine.
Nov 8 2012

Admiral cleared of misconduct in Pentagon probe

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-11-08 09:15
Defense officials say the head of U.S. European Command has been cleared of misconduct after a lengthy investigation into questions that derailed his chances of becoming the Navy’s top officer.
Nov 7 2012

China submarines soon to carry nukes, draft U.S. report says

Reuters - Wed, 2012-11-07 22:09
China appears to be within two years of deploying submarine-launched nuclear weapons, a draft report by a congressionally mandated U.S. commission says.
Nov 7 2012

Inside the Pentagon: Panetta’s future

The Washington Times - World - Wed, 2012-11-07 18:29
Tuesday's re-election of President Obama triggered immediate speculation about the future of Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta, who will turn 75 in June.
Nov 6 2012

Navy Consolidates Spy Plane Units; Critics Say ISR Will Suffer

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-11-06 16:17
Despite an ever-increasing demand for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, the Navy plans to cut nearly a quarter of its specialized multi-intelligence aircraft in the next few years.
Nov 6 2012

Iran says missile test sinks warship-sized target

CNN.com - Tue, 2012-11-06 13:08
The Iranian navy fired four missiles into the Persian Gulf, sinking a target the size of a warship, the country's military said, according to state-run Press TV.
Nov 6 2012

Future warship Arlington passes sea trials

San Diego Union - Tue, 2012-11-06 01:19
The 684-foot amphibious transport dock Arlington, which will eventually be homeported in Norfolk, has passed sea trials that are essential to its acceptance by the Navy.
Nov 4 2012

USS Enterprise completes its final voyage

Fox News - Sun, 2012-11-04 12:00
The USS Enterprise finished its 25th and final deployment on Sunday when it returned to its home port in Norfolk.
Nov 4 2012

Iran reportedly sets up naval base near disputed islands

Fox News - World - Sun, 2012-11-04 05:58
Iran's state TV is reporting that the country's Revolutionary Guards has established a new naval base to reinforce its authority over three Persian Gulf islands also claimed by neighboring United Arab Emirates.
Nov 4 2012

Australia, Philippines to bolster military drills

Washington Examiner World News - Sun, 2012-11-04 04:01
The Philippine defense chief says his Australian counterpart plans to visit early next year to discuss ways to bolster security cooperation and the entry of Australian forces for military exercises under a new pact.

 
 

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