Top Daily Stories

Jun 27 2012

Second-Generation Aegis BMD System Completes 2nd Successful Intercept Test

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-27 16:15
The Missile Defense Agency and the Lake Erie successfully conducted a flight test of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense system June 26.
Jun 27 2012

Pakistan general urges NATO to contain Taliban

CNN.com - Wed, 2012-06-27 11:50
Pakistani army chief Ashfaq Pervez Kiyani complained to U.S. Gen. John Allen about Taliban incursions from Afghanistan, a Pakistani spokesman says.
Jun 27 2012

Fleet Forces chief named next MCPON

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-06-27 11:45
Fleet Master Chief Mike Stevens, currently the top sailor at Fleet Forces Command, will be the next Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy.
Jun 27 2012

Data shows IEDs kill fewer Coalition troops

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-06-27 10:33
U.S.-led troop deaths from makeshift bombs in Afghanistan are dropping sharply even though the number of improvised explosive devices planted by insurgents are near record levels, Pentagon data show.
Jun 26 2012

Gen. Allen in Pakistan on Wednesday

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-06-26 17:34
The commander of U.S.-led troops in Afghanistan is due to meet with with Pakistani army chief Gen. Ashfaq Kayani on Wednesday amid strained relations between Islamabad and Washington.
Jun 26 2012

New hand-held scanner can detect brain injury

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-06-26 16:58
A new hand-held, battery-operated sensor that can help detect the most serious of brain bleeds could soon be making its way to the Fleet.
Jun 26 2012

Smallest CG Academy class in 13 years arrives

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-06-26 07:35
A class of 248 students, the smallest in more than a decade, has arrived for the annual “swab summer” training to become students at the Coast Guard Academy.
Jun 25 2012

New warship Anchorage passes sea trials

San Diego Union - Mon, 2012-06-25 20:08
Huntington Ingalls says the amphibious transport dock successfully completed builder's sea trials in the Gulf of Mexico.
Jun 25 2012

Gen. Ham: U.S. expanding military efforts in Africa

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-06-25 15:41
Efforts to provide intelligence, training, and at times small numbers of forces to help counter terrorist activities in Africa are being carefully expanded, the top U.S. commander there said.
Jun 25 2012

USNA applications soar, but experts doubt count

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-06-25 14:28
The Naval Academy has surpassed all but a handful of Ivy League schools in its selectivity. But the academy’s process relies on counting methods that seem to deviate from the standard, experts say.

 
 

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