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Oct 2 2014

Report: LCS costs 3 times original estimate

San Diego Union - Thu, 2014-10-02 21:04
The first two littoral combat ships cost hundreds of millions of dollars more than initially budgeted and were rushed into service not fully tested for problems, a new government report says
Oct 2 2014

Commandant says no to proposed uniform changes

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 19:38
Junior enlisted Marines will just have to keep squinting when a staff non-commissioned officer walks by.
Oct 2 2014

Navy calls off search for missing Osprey crew member

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 19:24
A Marine who jumped from a MV-22 Osprey helicopter that lost power over the Arabian Gulf Wednesday is presumed dead and the Navy has called off the search.
Oct 2 2014

Pentagon: Medals for new Iraq mission to fall under Operation Enduring Freedom

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-02 16:07
The new U.S. mission in Iraq is part of Operation Enduring Freedom, at least according to the Pentagon's medals and awards division.
Oct 2 2014

North Korea digging tunnels to South?

CNN Top Stories - Thu, 2014-10-02 03:33
General Hahn Sung-Chu never believed North Korea could dig a tunnel to Seoul - until now. He says three tunnels have been detected.
Oct 2 2014

Satellite images show North Korea has 'completely upgraded' rocket launch site

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Thu, 2014-10-02 03:30
Fresh satellite images show North Korea has completed upgrading its main satellite site to handle far larger rockets, suggesting a possible launch by the end of the year, a U.S. think-tank says.
Oct 1 2014

Navy stands up first cyber type command

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-10-01 17:51
The newest TYCOM stood up Tuesday with the creation of Navy Information Dominance Forces, which will align several different cyber and technology commands under one roof.
Oct 1 2014

U.S. OKs $1.75 billion arms sale to Saudi Arabia

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-10-01 17:36
The Obama administration has approved a $1.75 billion sale of Patriot missiles and associated items to Saudi Arabia to bolster the air defenses of the key U.S. ally in the Arab world.
Oct 1 2014

France To Deploy More Fighter Jets, Warship in Islamic State Fight

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2014-10-01 14:43
The French military said Wednesday it would deploy three more fighter jets and a warship to the Middle East to boost support to Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State jihadists.
Oct 1 2014

Crewmember missing after MV-22 mishap in Arabian Sea

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-10-01 14:26
The Navy and Marine Corps are searching for a missing crewmember who bailed out of an MV-22 Osprey that temporarily lost power during takeoff, according to a 5th Fleet press release.


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