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Sep 25 2012

Harriers destroyed in attack to be replaced

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-09-25 12:15
The Marine Corps will replace eight Harriers that were destroyed or badly damaged in a bold attack by insurgents on a prominent aviation base in southern Afghanistan, Marine officials said.
Sep 25 2012

New pact could mean joint N.Z.-U.S. training

Marine Corps Times - Tue, 2012-09-25 07:15
The Marine Corps may get tapped to help New Zealand build its amphibious capabilities under a renewed partnership with the U.S. military, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told reporters.
Sep 25 2012

Near Disputed Isles, Japan Confronts Boats From Taiwan

The New York Times - Global - Tue, 2012-09-25 06:57
Japan's coast guard used water cannon Tuesday to disperse fishing boats from Taiwan in waters claimed by Tokyo, widening a territorial dispute that has already pitted Japan against China.
Sep 24 2012

Marines face charges in urination scandal

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2012-09-24 16:15
At least two Marines implicated in a scandal in which U.S. forces were depicted urinating on Taliban corpses in Afghanistan will face general courts-martial for several kinds of misconduct, Marine officials announced Monday.
Sep 24 2012

Navy Announces Research Vessel to be Named in Honor of Neil Armstrong Top Stories - Mon, 2012-09-24 14:15
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced today that the first Armstrong-class Auxiliary General Oceanographic Research (AGOR) ship will be named Neil Armstrong.
Sep 24 2012

U.S., Japan announce shared missile defense system expansion

Washington Post - World - Mon, 2012-09-24 00:24
The United States and Japan announced Monday that they will expand a shared missile defense system in East Asia by installing a new, high-powered radar in southern Japan.
Sep 23 2012

Iran: U.S. bases fair game if Israel attacks us

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2012-09-23 13:15
A senior commander in Iran’s Revolutionary Guard warned that Iran will target U.S. bases in the region in the event of war with Israel, raising the prospect of a broader conflict.
Sep 23 2012

British Navy May Face Gap in Airborne Early Warning Capability

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-09-23 11:43
The Royal Navy could be facing as much as a four-year gap in its airborne early warning capability after the current fleet of Sea King Mk7 helicopters is taken out of service in 2016.
Sep 23 2012

China Navy Takes Delivery of 1st Aircraft Carrier

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-09-23 11:28
China's first aircraft carrier was handed over to the People's Liberation Army Navy on Sept. 23, state press said, amid rising tensions over disputed waters in the East and South China Seas.
Sep 23 2012

Pacific wing to test concrete-bearing cloth

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2012-09-23 11:15
Marines in the Pacific will soon experiment with an inflatable shelter that hardens into a semi-permanent concrete structure in just 24 hours, protecting against fragmentation, small arms, fire and inclement weather.


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