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Jul 12 2012

U.S., China square off over South China Sea

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-07-12 06:06
The United States pressed Beijing on Thursday to accept a code of conduct for resolving territorial disputes in the South China Sea.
Jul 11 2012

Japan Protests Chinese Ships Near Disputed Islands

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2012-07-11 18:04
Japan has lodged a protest with China after three Chinese patrol ships entered waters near a set of disputed islands in the East China Sea.
Jul 11 2012

CBO: Pentagon spending plans exceed projected budget

Reuters - Wed, 2012-07-11 17:47
The five-year spending plan outlined by the Pentagon earlier this year would cost $123 billion more than DOD projected and would violate limits set by Congress, the Congressional Budget Office says.
Jul 11 2012

The Ponce, a Floating Base, Reflects the New U.S. Way of War

The New York Times - Wed, 2012-07-11 17:37
The transport ship was reborn as a forward base designed as a counter to the Iranian threat and capable of staging important military actions across the region.
Jul 11 2012

Pentagon: Afghanistan exit to cost billions

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-07-11 05:42
Moving a mountain of military gear out of Afghanistan will cost billions of dollars and prove far more difficult than last year’s exit from Iraq, the Pentagon’s No. 2 official said Tuesday.
Jul 11 2012

Russian Warships to Exercise in Atlantic, Mediterranean

Maritime News - Security - Wed, 2012-07-11 03:54
The Russian Defense Ministry announced forthcoming fleet combat training missions in Atlantic, Mediterranean, and Black Sea.
Jul 10 2012

Pentagon will consider creating medals database

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-07-10 15:09
After years of rejecting the idea, the Pentagon is now considering the creation of a publicly accessible database of military valor awards as a way to deter military fakers.
Jul 10 2012

India Develops Malacca Strait Monitoring Base

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-07-10 10:35
India has completed infrastructure development work on one of the Andaman and Nicobar islands in the Indian Ocean to improve monitoring of the Malacca strait.
Jul 10 2012

Report: Russia sends Black Sea warship to Syria

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-07-10 09:30
Russia dispatched a destroyer to Syria on Tuesday, a source in the Russian navy told Reuters, and another military source was quoted as saying four more Russian ships were en route to the violence-torn country.
Jul 10 2012

Chinese official calls for closer defense ties with Australia

Fox News - World - Tue, 2012-07-10 05:28
A Chinese official called Tuesday for closer defense and economic ties with Australia and warned against what he said was a growing "Cold War mentality" in the United States.


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