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Apr 8 2014

China calls on U.S. to restrain ally Japan as tension simmers

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2014-04-08 06:16
China called on the United States to restrain Japan and chided the Philippines at the end of talks Tuesday between U.S. and Chinese defense chiefs, which showed the strain of regional disputes on Sino-U.S. ties.
Apr 7 2014

CNO: Cutbacks reducing Navy's surge readiness

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-04-07 12:27
The Navy's top officer warned that budget cuts have hampered the Navy's ability to surge in a crisis, saying it could only surge-deploy one carrier strike group and one amphibious ready group at current levels.
Apr 7 2014

U.S. defense chief, in first, to visit China's aircraft carrier

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2014-04-07 00:34
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel will visit China's sole aircraft carrier when he arrives in the country Monday in an unprecedented opening by Beijing to a potent symbol of its military buildup.
Apr 6 2014

Officers can cash in big for getting out early

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-04-06 10:45
Some Marine officers will be eligible for an early retirement or a lump sum payout of nearly $200,000 under the service's recently announced fiscal 2015 early out incentives.
Apr 6 2014

Navies of Iran, Pakistan to hold joint drill in Hormuz strait

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-04-06 07:17
The navies of Iran and Pakistan plan to hold joint military exercises in the eastern part of the Strait of Hormuz on Tuesday, Iran's state news agency said on Sunday.
Apr 6 2014

Navy unveils new program to create drone-like autonomous aircraft

Fox News - Sun, 2014-04-06 06:00
The U.S. Navy has unveiled a five-year, $100 million program to create unmanned helicopters capable of resupplying troops and rescuing injured soldiers from the battlefield. 
Apr 6 2014

Navy warship reaches sailboat carrying ill toddler

Yahoo Top News - Sun, 2014-04-06 04:56
A U.S. Navy warship reached a crippled sailboat hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast and was preparing Sunday to complete the rescue of a sick 1-year-old girl.
Apr 6 2014

U.S. to send 2 more ships to Japan by 2017 to counter North Korea nuclear threat

Fox News - World - Sun, 2014-04-06 03:00
The U.S. will deploy two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan by 2017 as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday.
Apr 5 2014

USS Coronado commissioned

San Diego Union - Sat, 2014-04-05 20:09
The littoral combat ship Coronado is the third to be named for the city.
Apr 5 2014

U.S. Response to Crimea Worries Japanese Leaders

The New York Times - Sat, 2014-04-05 06:00
The failure of the United States to take more forceful action to help Ukraine leaves Japan concerned about whether the U.S. would aid it in a conflict with China.


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