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Aug 6 2012

Secretary of the Navy Visits Enterprise

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2012-08-06 16:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus visited aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN-65) in the Arabian Sea 6-7 August as the carrier continued its 25th and final deployment.
Aug 6 2012

China media tell U.S. to "shut up" over South China Sea tensions

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-08-06 00:25
The Chinese Communist Party's top newspaper Monday told Washington to "shut up" over tensions in the South China Sea, charging it with "fanning flames" of division in the region.
Aug 2 2012

Australia rejects idea to base U.S. carrier there

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-08-02 07:49
Australia on Thursday rejected a proposal by a Washington-based think tank to base a nuclear aircraft carrier strike group on Australia's west coast.
Aug 2 2012

GPS-Guided Hypersonic Bullets: Navy's Next Dream Weapon

Wired.com - Thu, 2012-08-02 06:30
What's crazier than an electrically fired, 5,600 mph bullet? An electrically fired, 5,600 mph bullet that's GPS-guided, too. The Navy wants one to use with its cutting-edge electromagnetic rail gun.
Aug 2 2012

Top U.S. commander in Afghanistan visits Pakistan

Top Headlines - Thu, 2012-08-02 06:24
Gen. John Allen discussed border coordination with Pakistan's army chief Thursday during his first visit since Islamabad ended its seven-month blockade of NATO troop supplies.
Aug 1 2012

Navy to Host Memorial Service for Former CNO

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2012-08-01 21:15
A service for Admiral James D. Watkins, will be Friday at 11 a.m. in the Crypt Church of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, D.C.
Aug 1 2012

New Problems Found on Avondale LPD 17s

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2012-08-01 18:31
A new issue involving improperly installed bolts has emerged in the latest ships built by the Avondale shipyard near New Orleans, delaying the delivery of one ship and affecting another.
Aug 1 2012

Obama authorizes secret U.S. support for Syrian rebels

Reuters - Wed, 2012-08-01 17:58
The president has signed a secret order authorizing U.S. support for rebels seeking to depose Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and his government, sources familiar with the matter said.
Aug 1 2012

DOD medals database expands to service crosses

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-08-01 17:15
One week after launching an official database of military valor medal recipients, the Pentagon has expanded it to include recipients of the Navy Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, and Air Force Cross.
Aug 1 2012

USS Abraham Lincoln Concludes Eight-Month Deployment

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2012-08-01 17:15
The carrier is scheduled to arrive in its new homeport at Naval Station Norfolk 7 August following an eight-month deployment to the Navy's 5th, 6th and 7th Fleet areas of responsibility.

 
 

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