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Jul 26 2012

Navy Shipbuilding Cost Estimates Disputed

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-07-26 20:00
The yearly price tag to carry out the U.S. Navy's latest 30-year shipbuilding plan comes to about $20 billion, a new congressional report said, more than $3 billion a year above the Navy's projections.
Jul 26 2012

Defense Secretary Panetta to visit Middle East

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2012-07-26 15:15
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will head to the Middle East next week and is expected to speak with Israeli and Jordanian officials about the conflict in Syria and worries about Iran.
Jul 26 2012

U.S., Lockheed reach deal on Israeli F-35s

Reuters - Thu, 2012-07-26 14:57
The Pentagon has reached an agreement with Lockheed Martin Corp. on a $450 million program to enhance electronic warfare equipment on the F-35 fighter jet, and integrate Israeli-unique systems beginning in 2016.
Jul 26 2012

Defense official: U.S. needs to 'accelerate' effort to help Mali - Thu, 2012-07-26 14:42
Mali, a country bloodied by a violent coup in March, has become a greater focus of U.S. counterterrorism attention, a Department of Defense official said Thursday.
Jul 26 2012

Intel Leaks Put Americans at Risk, Admiral Says

Fox News - Thu, 2012-07-26 03:36
Recent national security leaks have put lives at risk and require an effective crackdown, the head of the Special Operations Command Admiral William McRaven says.
Jul 25 2012

Pilot OK after Harrier crashes near MCAS Yuma

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-07-25 21:15
A Marine Corps Harrier attack jet crashed while on a training mission Wednesday in southwestern Arizona and base officials said the pilot ejected safely.
Jul 25 2012

Pentagon wrestling with cyberwarfare rules

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-07-25 21:15
The Pentagon is still grappling with how to write the rules of cyberwarfare, such as when and how to fire back against a computer-based attack, senior military leaders said Wednesday.
Jul 25 2012

PACOM chief: Positive signs for China ties

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-07-25 20:06
Admiral Samuel J. Locklear III says he’s seeing positive signs as he tries to develop relations between the U.S. and Chinese militaries.
Jul 25 2012

Gen. Schwartz talks on AirSea Battle

The Washington Times - Wed, 2012-07-25 19:44
The departing USAF chief of staff says the Air Force and Navy are developing "a range of initiatives" to counter high-tech anti-access and area-denial weaponry as part of the AirSea Battle concept.
Jul 25 2012

Congress questions extra DOD health care funds

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2012-07-25 17:15
It wants to know why the Pentagon has a $708 million surplus in health funds when DOD consistently has argued it needs to raise beneficiary costs to sustain health care benefits.


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