Top Daily Stories

Jul 2 2012

Navy to resume sinking of old ships in U.S. waters

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 13:45
The Navy is resuming its practice of using old warships for target practice and sinking them in U.S. coastal waters after a nearly two-year moratorium spurred by environmental and cost concerns.
Jul 2 2012

Navy Weeding Out Users of Designer Drugs

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2012-07-02 13:15
The implementation of drug testing for synthetic compounds such as "Spice" and "Bath Salts" is helping the Navy close ranks on sailors who use the prohibited substances, officials said July 2.
Jul 2 2012

Navy: Jet crash caused by dual-engine failure

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-07-02 13:10
The Navy said today that an F/A-18 Hornet that crashed into a residential neighborhood in April experienced dual catastrophic engine failure—an extremely rare occurrence in high-performance combat aircraft.
Jul 2 2012

3 hours on, 9 hours off: A better watchbill

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-02 08:26
Crews on Navy test ships praise the 3-and-9 schedule, but will it go Fleetwide?
Jul 2 2012

Philippines may seek U.S. spy plane help in China dispute

Reuters - Mon, 2012-07-02 07:10
Philippine President Benigno Aquino said on Monday he may ask the United States to deploy spy planes in the South China Sea to help monitor the disputed waters.
Jul 2 2012

FREMM Successfully Fires First Torpedo

Aviation Week - Mon, 2012-07-02 02:39
The Aquitaine, the first-of-class of the FREMM multi-mission frigates for the French navy, has successfully fired it first anti-submarine torpedo.
Jul 1 2012

Report: Iran to hold missiles maneuver

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-07-01 14:47
Iran’s official news agency reports the powerful Revolutionary Guards are planning war games this week, including drills with surface-to-surface missiles.
Jun 30 2012

Amphib Wasp to get combat system upgrade

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-06-30 16:36
The amphibious assault ship Wasp’s combat system is obsolete, the Navy says, and has been that way for years, leading to the ship’s withdrawal in 2009 from the regular deployment schedule.
Jun 30 2012

6 months after U.S. left, Iraq violence surges

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-06-30 16:29
Half a year after the U.S. military left Iraq, dire predictions seem to be coming true: The country is mired in violence and the government is on the verge of collapse.
Jun 29 2012

Veterans Outraged at Court For Letting Fake Heroes Lie

Fox News - Fri, 2012-06-29 15:40
A day after the Supreme Court struck down a law that made it a crime to lie about military service, veterans groups and lawmakers are gearing up for another battle.

 
 

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