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Jul 2 2012

Navy: Jet crash caused by dual-engine failure

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-07-02 12:10
The Navy said today that an F/A-18 Hornet that crashed into a residential neighborhood in April experienced dual catastrophic engine failure—an extremely rare occurrence in high-performance combat aircraft.
Jul 2 2012

3 hours on, 9 hours off: A better watchbill

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 07:26
Crews on Navy test ships praise the 3-and-9 schedule, but will it go Fleetwide?
Jul 2 2012

Philippines may seek U.S. spy plane help in China dispute

Reuters - Mon, 2012-07-02 06:10
Philippine President Benigno Aquino said on Monday he may ask the United States to deploy spy planes in the South China Sea to help monitor the disputed waters.
Jul 2 2012

FREMM Successfully Fires First Torpedo

Aviation Week - Mon, 2012-07-02 01:39
The Aquitaine, the first-of-class of the FREMM multi-mission frigates for the French navy, has successfully fired it first anti-submarine torpedo.
Jul 1 2012

Report: Iran to hold missiles maneuver

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-07-01 13:47
Iran’s official news agency reports the powerful Revolutionary Guards are planning war games this week, including drills with surface-to-surface missiles.
Jun 30 2012

Amphib Wasp to get combat system upgrade

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-06-30 15:36
The amphibious assault ship Wasp’s combat system is obsolete, the Navy says, and has been that way for years, leading to the ship’s withdrawal in 2009 from the regular deployment schedule.
Jun 30 2012

6 months after U.S. left, Iraq violence surges

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-06-30 15:29
Half a year after the U.S. military left Iraq, dire predictions seem to be coming true: The country is mired in violence and the government is on the verge of collapse.
Jun 29 2012

Veterans Outraged at Court For Letting Fake Heroes Lie

Fox News - Fri, 2012-06-29 14:40
A day after the Supreme Court struck down a law that made it a crime to lie about military service, veterans groups and lawmakers are gearing up for another battle.
Jun 29 2012

CO, CMC sacked at Pax River health clinic

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-06-29 14:04
The commander and command master chief of Naval Health Clinic Patuxent River, Md., have been fired after an inspector general’s investigation and administrative reviews.
Jun 29 2012

S. Korea, Japan put military pact on hold after outcry

CNN.com - Fri, 2012-06-29 04:58
South Korea and Japan on Friday postponed the signing of a landmark military intelligence pact after the prospect stirred discontent among Koreans.

 
 

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