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Jul 22 2014

Military suicides up a bit in 2014; More seek help

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2014-07-22 16:54
Suicides among active-duty military have increased a bit so far this year compared with the same period last year, but Pentagon officials are encouraged that more service members are seeking help.
Jul 22 2014

Royal Navy's Illustrious Passes the Torch, Ends Career

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2014-07-22 14:12
Illustrious, the second most famous commissioned warship in the Royal Navy, returned to Portsmouth for the last time July 21, marking the end of a 32-year career for the helicopter carrier.
Jul 22 2014

Saab Buys Submarine Shipyard

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2014-07-22 13:31
Swedish defense and aeronautics group Saab said Tuesday it had completed the acquisition of a submarine shipyard in Sweden owned by German heavy industry giant ThyssenKrupp.
Jul 20 2014

China sends spy ship off Hawaii during U.S.-led drills

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-07-20 23:34
China has sent a spy ship to international waters off of Hawaii during a giant U.S.-led naval exercise involving 22 countries, even as Beijing participates in the drills for the first time this year.
Jul 20 2014

Q&A spotlights Dunford's view on key issues

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-07-20 17:01
Ahead of his confirmation hearing July 17, Gen. Joseph Dunford provided the Senate Armed Services Committee with written responses to several questions designed to glean how he would lead the Marine Corps.
Jul 18 2014

S. Korea military chiefs endorse $8.2B plan for home-built fighters

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2014-07-18 03:00
South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff endorsed a plan on Friday for the country to design its own mid-level fighter jet, which a state think tank estimated will cost up to $8.24 billion.
Jul 17 2014

NATO troop commander questions Obama's Afghan war strategy at Senate hearing

The Washington Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 19:22
Gen Joe Dunford, the commander of U.S. and NATO troops in Afghanistan, questioned President Obama's decision to telegraph an end-date for U.S. service members in Afghanistan.
Jul 17 2014

China joins counter-piracy part of Hawaii drills

Washington Examiner World News - Thu, 2014-07-17 05:30
China has been boarding ships looking for mock pirates and contraband as it joins the world's largest maritime exercises for the first time.
Jul 16 2014

Pentagon plans to transfer 6 from Gitmo to Uruguay

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-07-16 17:59
U.S. officials say the Pentagon has notified Congress of its intent to transfer six Guantanamo Bay detainees to Uruguay.
Jul 16 2014

Royal Navy carrier to be retired

BBC News - Wed, 2014-07-16 17:06
The Royal Navy's helicopter carrier HMS Illustrious is to be retired next month after 32 years of service.

 
 

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