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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.
Jul 16 2014

Study: New combat treatment guidelines saved troops' lives

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-07-16 16:13
New procedures to treat massive blood loss from combat injuries are saving lives, according to a new study in JAMA Surgery.
Jul 16 2014

Navy releases results of June courts-martial

Navy Times - Wed, 2014-07-16 13:27
The following special and general courts-martial were decided in June, according to a Navy news release.


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