Top Daily Stories

Nov 7 2014

JSOC accused of botched ransom attempt for Bergdahl

Navy Times - Fri, 2014-11-07 16:55
U.S. Rep. Duncan Hunter, in a letter to Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has accused Joint Special Operations Command of leading a botched effort to pay a ransom to bring Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl home.
Nov 3 2014

Navy cancels port calls amid Philippine anger over killing

Yahoo Top News - Mon, 2014-11-03 05:02
The U.S. Navy has canceled visits to the Philippine port of Subic amid public anger over accusations that a U.S. Marine killed a Filipino.
Nov 2 2014

Chinese submarine docks in Sri Lanka despite Indian concerns

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-11-02 11:32
Sri Lanka has allowed a Chinese submarine and a warship to dock at its port in the capital Colombo, officials said on Sunday, despite concerns raised by India.
Nov 2 2014

China says it has developed drone defense system

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2014-11-02 11:30
China has successfully tested a self-developed laser defense system against small-scale low-altitude drones, state media said on Sunday.
Nov 2 2014

SMAW upgrade will put rounds on targets faster

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-11-02 10:20
Procurement officials are working to make the Corps' Shoulder-launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon lighter and more lethal, but safer for Marines.
Nov 2 2014

Seats would deliver shock-free, safer ride in vehicles and helos

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-11-02 10:18
The Office of Naval Research is developing a new seat suspension system that can help protect Marines riding in ground vehicles or flying in helicopters.
Nov 2 2014

Submarine boss urges better rest for crews

Navy Times - Sun, 2014-11-02 10:10
The Fleet's top submariner said getting sub crews the sleep they need is a necessary culture change inside a force that has long viewed sleep as a luxury.
Oct 30 2014

Former Navy SEAL Team Member Investigated for Bin Laden Disclosures

The New York Times - Thu, 2014-10-30 21:34
A former Navy SEAL who wrote a best seller about the raid that killed Osama bin Laden is under criminal investigation for disclosing classified material.
Oct 30 2014

Dempsey: Iraqi Shiites must back expanded mission

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:59
U.S. military leaders want to expand the advise-and-assist mission into Iraq's Anbar province and put combat advisers on the ground to help support the fight against Islamic State militants.
Oct 30 2014

Pentagon officials: No hope for budget soon; tech development vital

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:04
The Pentagon's chief financial officer says he is "not super optimistic" about Congress reaching a budget deal once the current continuing resolution expires on Dec. 11.

 
 

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