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Jun 6 2012

Navy: Vacuum cleaner source of $400M sub fire

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-06-06 17:47
The May 23 fire that gutted the fore end of the attack submarine Miami started in a vacuum cleaner used by drydock workers to clean worksites and stored in an unoccupied space, the Navy said Wednesday.
Jun 6 2012

Navy Accepts Delivery of LCS-3 Top Stories - Wed, 2012-06-06 17:15
The Navy officially accepted delivery of the future USS Fort Worth (LCS-3) June 6 during a ceremony in Marinette, Wis.
Jun 6 2012

Panetta: U.S., India must improve ties with Pakistan

Washington Examiner World News - Wed, 2012-06-06 07:08
The United States and India must overcome deep differences with Pakistan to bolster peace and security in South Asia, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told India.
Jun 6 2012

Russian Ballistic-Missile Sub on Initial Sea Trials

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2012-06-06 05:20
Russia's latest ballistic-missile submarine, the Borey-class Yury Dolgoruky soon will complete initial sea trials.
Jun 6 2012

Putin: Russia will boost military ties with China

Reuters - Wed, 2012-06-06 04:57
The Russian president says he'll boost military cooperation with China—to include more joint exercises—after the United States announced plans to shift most of its warships to the Asia-Pacific.
Jun 5 2012

Report: DoD benefits database rife with errors

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-06-05 16:29
The Senate Armed Services Committee wants quick action to improve the accuracy of the Defense Enrollment Eligibility and Reporting System.
Jun 5 2012

Al Qaeda Deputy Killed in Drone Strike in Pakistan

The New York Times - Tue, 2012-06-05 14:11
Abu Yahya al-Libi, the al Qaeda deputy leader who escaped American custody in 2005, was killed in a Monday drone strike in Pakistan’s tribal belt, according to an American official.
Jun 5 2012

Lawmaker: Sub repair from fire estimated at $400M

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-06-05 12:37
Rep. Chellie Pingree of Maine says an early estimate from the Navy puts the price tag of repairs for a fire-damaged submarine in the range of about $400 million.
Jun 5 2012

Pakistan Says It Tested Nuclear-Capable Missile

The New York Times - Tue, 2012-06-05 05:47
Pakistan’s military said it successfully test-fired a cruise missile on Tuesday, a move analysts say is part of a regional arms buildup with a focus on India.
Jun 5 2012

Panetta to encourage India in Afghan war role

Washington Examiner World News - Tue, 2012-06-05 04:53
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is in India, where he will encourage leaders to take a more active role in Afghanistan.


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