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Jul 10 2012

Sikorsky wins 5-year U.S. military helicopter deal

Top Headlines - Tue, 2012-07-10 03:41
Sikorsky Aircraft has signed a five-year, $8.5 billion contract to build 653 H-60 Black Hawk and Seahawk helicopters for the U.S. Navy and Army.
Jul 9 2012

House approves COLA bill for veterans

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-09 19:33
The House of Representatives passed a bill guaranteeing a Dec. 1 cost-of-living adjustment in veterans disability and survivor benefits that will match Social Security increases.
Jul 9 2012

USCYBERCOM chief urges Congress to act

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-09 17:55
The head of the Cyber Command wants swift action in Congress to sort out roles, standards and authorities for government agencies charged with defending against destructive computer attacks.
Jul 9 2012

DOD unfazed by call for valor awards database

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-09 16:49
The Pentagon appears unmoved by the recent Supreme Court recommendation that a publicly accessible database of valor awards would be a viable way to deter military fakers.
Jul 9 2012

Gender-neutral Ford layout nixes urinals

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-07-09 06:11
Gerald R. Ford-class carriers will have gender-neutral berthing and heads without urinals, differentiating them from all previous carriers.
Jul 7 2012

U.S. beefs up naval force amid tension with Iran

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2012-07-07 10:04
A U.S. navy ship that had been slated for decommissioning has been sent instead to the Persian Gulf, the latest move in a gradual U.S. build-up as tensions with Iran smoulder.
Jul 7 2012

Cruiser to test new nonskid coating

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-07-07 07:59
A new nonskid coating for ship flight decks and walkways is being tested aboard the cruiser Cape St. George.
Jul 6 2012

Big dip in unemployment rate for young veterans

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-07-06 08:29
The jobless rate for Iraq and Afghanistan veterans fell dramatically in June despite an overall economy that produced few jobs and left the national unemployed rate unchanged.
Jul 5 2012

Navy probe: No truth to exam-cheating claims

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-07-05 11:19
An investigation by the Navy’s inspector general for the Atlantic submarine force has found that allegations of widespread cheating on exams are unsubstantiated.
Jul 5 2012

Base closures, mergers save less money than projected

McClatchy News Service - Thu, 2012-07-05 06:14
In 2005, the Pentagon said joint bases would save $2.3 billion over 20 years. In reality, the Government Accountability Office says, the savings likely will total about $249 million.


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