Top Daily Stories

Apr 23 2012

Missile agency buys, makes unready technology

The Washington Times - Mon, 2012-04-23 15:09
The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) is producing and buying technology before it is fully ready, crippling its efforts to develop a system that can intercept ballistic warheads, according to federal auditors.
Apr 23 2012

Hijacked Italian tanker's crew freed after 4 months

Washington Examiner World News - Mon, 2012-04-23 12:34
Italy says the 18 crew members of an Italian tanker hijacked by pirates off Oman four months ago have been freed.
Apr 23 2012

Pentagon plans new focus for spy agency

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-04-23 11:03
The Pentagon is rebranding and reorganizing its clandestine spy shop, sending more officers to work alongside the CIA in places like China, after a decade of focusing intensely on war zones.
Apr 23 2012

CG commandant treated for prostate cancer

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-04-23 10:57
The head of the Coast Guard is undergoing surgery for prostate cancer at Walter Reed military hospital in Maryland.
Apr 23 2012

Q&A: Mabus discusses shape of the future fleet

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-04-23 07:47
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus sat down with Navy Times to share his vision for the future of the Navy as he begins his fourth year on the job.
Apr 23 2012

North Korea Threatens Seoul With Military Action

The New York Times - Mon, 2012-04-23 07:45
North Korea on Monday accused the South’s government and news media of slandering its leadership and threatened “special actions” by the military.
Apr 23 2012

Globally, Sea Piracy Drops 28% in First Quarter - Headlines - Mon, 2012-04-23 07:09
Sea piracy worldwide dropped 28 percent in the first quarter of 2012, attacks falling sharply in Somalia's waters because of international naval patrols.
Apr 23 2012

Warship Received by Royal Thai Navy

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2012-04-23 04:08
The Royal Thai Navy has officially received the first Endurance-class landing platform dock ship, HTMS Angthong (LPD-791) at a naval base in Chon Buri, Thailand.
Apr 23 2012

Vietnam begins naval exercises with the U.S.

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Mon, 2012-04-23 01:27
Vietnam has begun a weeklong naval exchange with the U.S. Navy amid percolating tensions in the South China Sea with China.
Apr 22 2012

Afghanistan, U.S. reach pact on post-2014 American support

Washington Post - World - Sun, 2012-04-22 16:08
After more than a year of negotiations, U.S. and Afghan officials reached an agreement Sunday confirming the United States’ commitment to Afghanistan for a decade after its formal troop withdrawal in 2014.


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