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Jul 17 2012

Analysis: How Navy Incompetence Sank 'Green Fleet'

Wired.com - Tue, 2012-07-17 00:01
On Wednesday, the Navy will sail its eco-friendly "Great Green Fleet" for the first time—and maybe the last. Support for the once-promising biofuel plan has collapsed on Capitol Hill.
Jul 16 2012

Military has to fight for lauded IED buster

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-07-16 20:54
U.S. commanders have difficulty obtaining permission to acquire an obscure IED detection system, a congressman says.
Jul 16 2012

Report: North Korea names new military chief

Washington Examiner World News - Mon, 2012-07-16 20:02
The official Korean Central News Agency says North Korea has named Hyon Yong Chol vice marshal of the Korean People's Army.
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.

 
 

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