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Jul 28 2012

Dempsey: U.S. military action in Syria unlikely

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-07-28 14:01
Even amid fears of a massacre in Syria’s largest city, the United States must continue applying economic and diplomatic pressure before considering military intervention, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs says.
Jul 28 2012

Russia Denies Pursuing Naval Bases Abroad

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2012-07-28 10:35
The Russian defense ministry has denied it is holding negotiations about opening military installations in Cuba, Vietnam and the Seychelles, dismissing media reports as fantasy.
Jul 27 2012

Huntington Ingalls gets $1.5B contract for Navy ship

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-07-27 20:14
The Navy has awarded a unit of Newport News-based Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc. a $1.5 billion contract for the detailed design and construction of the amphibious transport dock LPD-27.
Jul 27 2012

Former CNO under Reagan dies

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-07-27 11:41
Admiral James Watkins, the Chief of Naval Operations during the Reagan administration, died July 26.
Jul 27 2012

Study examines suicide among OEF, OIF vets

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-07-27 08:41
Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are no more likely to commit suicide than other veterans—unless they have been diagnosed with a mental health condition.
Jul 27 2012

Russian admiral: We want naval bases abroad

Washington Examiner World News - Fri, 2012-07-27 06:46
Russia is talking to Cuba, Vietnam and the Indian Ocean island country of Seychelles about housing Russian navy ships, the nation's navy chief says.
Jul 27 2012

Navy: We'll Never, Ever Overpay for Biofuels - Fri, 2012-07-27 05:30
Here, a Navy official responds to an article last week that was critical of efforts to launch a biofuel-powered "Great Green Fleet."
Jul 27 2012

China names military heads of South China Sea city

Washington Examiner World News - Fri, 2012-07-27 05:03
China on Friday named two senior military officers to head a garrison in the South China Sea, days after calling the island community the country's newest city.
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.


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