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Nov 27 2012

Navy secretary, Chinese minister discuss seas

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-11-27 06:44
China’s defense minister and the U.S. Navy secretary on Tuesday discussed security at sea and plans to bolster the U.S. military presence in the Asia-Pacific region that have been sharply criticized by Beijing.
Nov 27 2012

N. Korea may be near long-range missile test

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Tue, 2012-11-27 03:54
North Korea could carry out a long-range missile test in the next three weeks, new satellite images showing increased launch site activity have suggested.
Nov 27 2012

China defense chief: Military buildup no threat to the world

Reuters - Tue, 2012-11-27 02:53
China's military buildup poses no threat to the world, Defense Minister Liang Guanglie said on Tuesday, in an effort to allay fears among Asian neighbors amid long-running maritime disputes.
Nov 26 2012

Study provides more clues to Gulf War illness

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-11-26 21:15
Gulf War illness, the series of symptoms that plagues one of four veterans of the 1991 Persian Gulf war, is due to damage to the autonomic nervous system, a study says.
Nov 26 2012

Truman Hosts X-47B Unmanned Aircraft Demonstrator for Carrier-Based Testing Top Stories - Mon, 2012-11-26 21:15
The Navy hoisted an X-47B unmanned combat air system (UCAS) demonstrator aboard the USS Harry S. Truman (CVN-75) Monday in preparation for its first carrier-based testing.
Nov 26 2012

Marine Corps bans popular rifle magazines

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-11-26 19:15
Polymer rifle magazines, preferred by many combat troops for their durability, have been banned by the Marine Corps, according to a new administrative message published Monday.
Nov 26 2012

Japan Expands Its Regional Military Role

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-11-26 14:08
Japan’s quiet resolve to edge past its longstanding reluctance and become more of a regional player comes as the United States and China stake their own claims to power in Asia.
Nov 26 2012

Navy captain, Russian to spend year in space

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-11-26 13:15
A former space shuttle commander will attempt the longest spaceflight ever by an American.
Nov 26 2012

Board may cut 2 of every 5 USMC lieutenants

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-11-26 11:15
The Marine Corps expects to end the careers of up to 40 percent of active-duty lieutenants after the first of this year’s two career designation boards, scheduled to convene 31 January.
Nov 26 2012

U.S. Shaping Scope of Afghanistan Force After 2014

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-11-26 01:44
Military planners are drawing up broad outlines of a force that would remain in Afghanistan after 2014, including a small counterterrorism unit with an eye toward al Qaeda, senior officials said.


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