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Feb 29 2012

Russian Navy Frigate Under Construction

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2012-02-29 03:14
The Yantar Shipyard in the Baltic area of Kaliningrad is to start the construction of a new Krivak IV class frigate for Russia's Black Sea Fleet.
Feb 28 2012

Navy tests first of two railgun prototypes

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-28 20:59
The first of two new prototype railguns is now firing bullets, moving the Navy’s long-held dream of fielding an electromagnetic weapon a step closer to reality.
Feb 28 2012

EP-3 squadron commanding officer fired

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-02-28 15:38
The commanding officer of an EP-3 squadron was fired Monday amid an ongoing investigation into alleged “personal misconduct,” according to Naval Air Force Pacific.
Feb 28 2012

DOD, VA Trying to Smooth Transitioning

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-02-28 14:35
The heads of the Pentagon and Veterans Affairs said Monday they want to improve the process by which active servicemembers become veterans but also acknowledged it would take a lot of work.
Feb 28 2012

Coast Guard to Station Ships at Alaska’s North Slope

Coast Guard News - Tue, 2012-02-28 14:13
For the first time in history the Coast Guard will be stationing responders at Alaska’s North Slope this summer, when Shell Oil begins drilling in Alaska's Chukchi and Beaufort seas.
Feb 28 2012

Officials say Guam Not Ready for Okinawa Marines

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-02-28 08:04
The U.S. and Japan may be moving ahead with plans to move thousands of Marines from Okinawa, but it will be years before they could be stationed on Guam, according to the Navy and the government there.
Feb 27 2012

Coasties Soon to Take on Tug Assignments

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2012-02-27 17:33
Cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy sail on a tall ship, go to dive school and work on buoy tenders, icebreakers and the service's newest cutters. Now they'll also be assigned to tugs.
Feb 27 2012

Britain preps for Afghanistan withdrawal

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Mon, 2012-02-27 14:59
Britain has signaled the start of the withdrawal of its vast military infrastructure with the signing of a crucial new pact that should ensure safe passage home for billions of dollars worth of vital equipment.
Feb 27 2012

DOD says military committed to Afghan strategy

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-02-27 14:59
The U.S. military is fully committed to its mission in Afghanistan and has no plans to change its strategy despite the recent deadly violence that has shaken the already fragile relations.
Feb 27 2012

Concerns about F-35 JSF keep pilots grounded

Virginian-Pilot - Mon, 2012-02-27 11:36
Fighter pilots from the Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force are left cooling their heels at Eglin Air Force Base, Florida.

 
 

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