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May 7 2013

Marines successfully employ drone copters in Afghan war

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2013-05-07 07:44
The K-MAX unmanned drone helicopter is proving invaluable to U.S. Marines in Afghanistan, according to a report on Tuesday.
May 6 2013

France OKs Joint Missile Development with UK

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-05-06 20:15
France will develop and build a new anti-ship missile with the UK, taking a big step in bilateral cooperation that allows European missile maker MBDA to consolidate industrial capabilities.
May 6 2013

Annual DOD Report Sees Steady Chinese Military Expansion

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-05-06 18:15
China continues to rapidly modernize and expand its military and has deployed an anti-ship missile that could attack vessels more than 1,500 kilometers away, a new Pentagon report says.
May 6 2013

Launch of Carrier Ford Pushed Back 4 Months

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2013-05-06 18:15
The launch of the US aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford has been moved from July to November, a consequence of production delays identified two years ago.
May 6 2013

U.S. Officials: N. Korea missiles moved from launch site

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2013-05-06 17:53
North Korea has taken two Musudan missiles off launch-ready status and moved them from their position on the country's east coast, U.S. officials said Monday.
May 6 2013

Pentagon: Chinese government waging cyberattacks

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-05-06 14:35
The Pentagon for the first time used its annual report on China to directly assert that Beijing's government and military have conducted computer-based attacks against the United States.
May 6 2013

U.S.-led Gulf naval exercises under way

Top Headlines - Mon, 2013-05-06 06:39
The Navy says envoys from 41 nations have gathered in Bahrain to begin anti-mine drills in the Persian Gulf amid efforts by Iran to expand its naval presence there.
May 6 2013

Reviews threaten commissary benefit

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2013-05-06 05:50
Commissary officials are conducting at least three short-fuse cost-cutting reviews, each of which could significantly reduce access to the benefit by either shutting down some stores or shortening their hours.
May 3 2013

CNO: Carrier deployments to last more than 8 months

Navy Times - Fri, 2013-05-03 16:43
Carrier sailors deploying to 5th Fleet can expect to spend more than eight months at sea, at least for the next year, Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jon Greenert said at an all-hands call Friday.
May 3 2013

Pirate Threat Grows Worse off West Africa

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2013-05-03 09:15
The U.S. must increase its intelligence-gathering capacity in Africa 15-fold to counter extremist and piracy threats, particularly in the Gulf of Guinea, according AFRICOM boss Gen. David Rodriguez.


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