Top Daily Stories

Jan 13 2012

Navy's SEAL program turns 50

San Diego Union - Sat, 2012-01-14 00:32
Created at Kennedy’s behest in 1962 to counter Communist guerrillas in Vietnam, the former World War II frogmen have transformed into one of the U.S. military’s elite forces.
Jan 13 2012

U.S. Navy Shipbuilding Given Budget Priority

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2012-01-13 19:48
The general state of the Navy's shipbuilding programs is good, two senior officials said, and construction programs apparently will not be slashed to meet an expected Pentagon-wide $263 billion cut in spending.
Jan 13 2012

India Casts Wider Net for Short-Range Missiles

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2012-01-13 19:28
The Indian army has entered the global market to buy short-range surface-to-air missile systems for $1.5 billion, a move that could further undercut a four-year effort to develop a system with MBDA of France.
Jan 13 2012

Marines name general to handle video probe

The Washington Times - Fri, 2012-01-13 16:05
The Marine Corps on Friday laid the groundwork for deciding what, if any, disciplinary action will be taken in the case of a video purporting to show Marine urinating on the dead.
Jan 13 2012

Iran denies shipping arms to Syria via Turkey

CNN.com - Fri, 2012-01-13 10:59
Iran's embassy in Turkey has issued a formal statement denying reports Tehran was shipping weapons through Turkey to Syria.
Jan 13 2012

CNO, MCPON Visit Underway USS Enterprise

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2012-01-13 06:15
Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert and Master Chief Petty Officer of the Navy Rick D. West visited the aircraft carrier USS Enterprise (CVN 65) while the ship was under way in the Atlantic Ocean.
Jan 12 2012

JCS' Dempsey: Military not victimized by new plan

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-01-12 22:17
The new strategy for the nation’s military balances principle and pragmatism, the nation’s highest-ranking military officer said in his first public speech since the plan was announced.
Jan 12 2012

Panetta: 2 Army Brigades to Leave Europe

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-01-12 20:03
The U.S. Army will withdraw two combat brigades from Europe, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said Jan. 12.
Jan 12 2012

Navy To Christen littoral combat ship Coronado

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-01-12 19:15
The Navy will christen the littoral combat ship (LCS) Coronado on Saturday in Mobile, Ala.
Jan 12 2012

Norway: NATO Losing Self-Defense Ability

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-01-12 19:13
NATO's ability to defend member nations against aggression by a conventional enemy force may be atrophying, Norway's Defense Minister said Friday.

 
 

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