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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.
Sep 23 2012

WWII submariners forced to disband national group

Fox News - Sun, 2012-09-23 07:54
At their national convention this month, just 62 veterans attended the event that used to draw thousands.
Sep 22 2012

Iran's navy aims to extend its reach

Top Headlines - Sat, 2012-09-22 12:06
Iran plans to expand its naval presence in international waters as part of efforts to boost its military and extend its reach as far as Antarctica, the head of the country's navy said Saturday.
Sep 21 2012

Training center CO fired after hazing probe

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-09-21 20:34
The Navy on Friday said it had fired the commanding officer of a San Diego-based schoolhouse after a hazing investigation.
Sep 21 2012

Mercury found in Camp Lejeune water plant pipe

Marine Corps Times - Fri, 2012-09-21 12:15
Camp Lejeune shut down one of its water treatment plants after about 8 pounds of the type of the mercury found in thermometers was discovered last week in the facility's pipes.
Sep 21 2012

Six Chinese ships enter Japanese waters near disputed islands

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2012-09-21 00:21
In an increasingly fierce dispute over control of tiny islands and the sea around them, six Chinese maritime patrol ships entered Japanese-controlled waters on Friday.


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