Top Daily Stories

Jan 21 2012

Iran says U.S. presence in Gulf "not new issue"

Reuters - Sat, 2012-01-21 05:47
Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps said it considered the deployment of U.S. warships to the Gulf part of their routine activity, apparently backing away from previous warnings to Washington not to enter the area.
Jan 20 2012

Defense Cuts: An Inconvenient Truth

Aviation Week - Fri, 2012-01-20 16:18
Michael J. McCord, the U.S. Defense Department’s comptroller, warns of dire consequences if more than $1 trillion in approved cuts to military spending over 10 years are allowed to take effect.
Jan 20 2012

STOVL F-35B Expected to Survive

Aviation Week - Fri, 2012-01-20 08:48
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta goes to the Pax River, Md., today, where he may declare the end of probation for the STOVL F-35B.
Jan 20 2012

Navy Examining Early Retirement for Some ERB-Separations

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2012-01-20 07:15
The Navy plans to offer voluntary early retirement to certain sailors separating due to the Enlisted Retention Board.
Jan 20 2012

Copter crash kills 6 Marines in Afghanistan

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 2012-01-20 06:19
Six U.S. Marines died when their CH 53 helicopter crashed in Helmand province, a U.S. military official said. The NATO-led force reported no enemy activity in the area at the time.
Jan 19 2012

Keel Laid for Navy's First Mobile Landing Platform

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-01-19 19:15
General Dynamics NASSCO held a keel-laying ceremony for the U.S. Navy's first mobile landing platform (MLP), Jan. 19, in San Diego, Calif.
Jan 19 2012

Night flights commence for F-35

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-01-19 18:33
Pilots at Edwards Air Force Base, Calif., have started to test fly the F-35 Lightning II fighter at night, Lockheed Martin announced Thursday.
Jan 19 2012

Judge: Somali accused of piracy to go to trial

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-01-19 17:42
A Somali man prosecutors consider the highest-ranking pirate the United States has ever captured will stand trial after a judge refused to dismiss charges against him.
Jan 19 2012

Stennis Strike Group Enters 7th Fleet AO

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2012-01-19 12:15
John C. Stennis Strike Group entered the U.S. 7th Fleet area of operations (AO) after nearly three months supporting operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet AO.
Jan 19 2012

Pakistan to re-open NATO supply route—but impose fees

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2012-01-19 07:22
Pakistan expects to re-open supply routes to NATO forces in Afghanistan, halted after a NATO cross-border air attack killed 24 Pakistani soldiers in November, but will impose tariffs.

 
 

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