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Jul 16 2012

Great Green Fleet Sailing Toward SECNAV Energy Goals

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2012-07-16 19:15
The U.S. Navy's Great Green Fleet demonstration is under way as part of the 2012 Rim of the Pacific (RIMPAC) exercise, the world's largest international maritime exercise.
Jul 16 2012

Coast Guard opens Arctic base of operations

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2012-07-16 19:08
The Coast Guard opened its seasonal forward operating location in Barrow on Monday in preparation for the anticipated increase of maritime activities in the Arctic.
Jul 16 2012

Helo squadron XO fired for sexual comments

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-16 16:52
The executive officer of a helicopter squadron was removed from his post Sunday for making inappropriate comments to a subordinate, a Navy spokesman said Monday.
Jul 16 2012

Navy fires on motor boat off UAE

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-07-16 12:48
A security team aboard a U.S. Navy refueling vessel fired on an approaching motor boat off the United Arab Emirates on Monday after it ignored warnings.
Jul 16 2012

Pentagon sending aircraft carrier to Mideast early

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-07-16 12:13
The Pentagon is sending the USS John C. Stennis to the Middle East several months early to make sure two carriers constantly will be present in the troubled region.
Jul 16 2012

Sea piracy falls in first 6 months of 2012

USA Today - Mon, 2012-07-16 07:12
Sea piracy worldwide fell by 54% in the first half of 2012, led by a dramatic drop in Somali piracy, an international maritime watchdog said Monday.
Jul 16 2012

In surprise move, N. Korea strips military chief of all duties

Washington Post - World - Mon, 2012-07-16 06:26
North Korea on Monday announced the dismissal of its top military leader, the latest in what analysts see as a series of increasingly bold shake-ups to strengthen support for young leader Kim Jong Eun.
Jul 15 2012

Spokesman reaffirms CNO’s faith in F-35

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-07-15 10:05
Despite what’s circulating in the blogosphere, Chief of Naval Operations Admiral Jonathan Greenert is firmly committed to the F-35C Lightning II, a Navy spokesman said.
Jul 15 2012

China frigate heads home, averts new Philippines row

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2012-07-15 00:04
A Chinese frigate that ran aground in disputed waters close to the Philippines managed to extricate itself on Sunday and was heading home, averting a possible standoff with Philippine vessels.
Jul 14 2012

LCS: The Quick Swap Concept Dead

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2012-07-14 12:50
An LCS in a given operation will likely operate in a single “as-is” configuration, requiring additional ships equipped with other mission modules to provide the flexibility the concept once promised.

 
 

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