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Nov 10 2011

Vietnam In Talks to Buy 4 Sigma-class Corvettes

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-11-10 11:46
Vietnam is in talks with Dutch-shipbuilder Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding for the purchase of four Sigma-class corvettes, a U.S. defense official said.
Nov 9 2011

AirSea Battle Office a Nexus of Networking

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-09 22:54
A new and small entity at the Pentagon is potentially a very influential one—the AirSea Battle Office (ASBO).
Nov 9 2011

U.S. 'Confident' on Pakistan N-Weapons Safety

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-09 18:04
The United States believes that Pakistan's nuclear weapons are in safe hands, a State Department spokesman said, rebutting a report that Islamabad's atomic arsenal is vulnerable to theft.
Nov 8 2011

Navy Wins Intercollegiate Sailing Championship

Navy News from Military.com - Wed, 2011-11-09 00:27
Eight midshipmen from the Naval Academy won the prestigious John F. Kennedy Cup Regatta, a national sailing championship that took place Nov. 4-6 in Annapolis, Md.
Nov 8 2011

Commanding officer of carrier Truman dies

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2011-11-08 19:51
Captain Tushar R. Tembe, commanding officer of the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier Harry S. Truman, died Tuesday after being rushed to the hospital.
Nov 8 2011

Chiefs to speak on JCS seat for National Guard

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-08 17:25
The Pentagon’s top officials will head to Capitol Hill Thursday to testify about a proposed law that would give the National Guard a seat on the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
Nov 8 2011

U.N. says Iran's work is 'specific' to nuclear arms

AP News - Tue, 2011-11-08 15:01
The U.N. nuclear atomic energy agency said Tuesday for the first time that Iran is suspected of conducting secret experiments whose sole purpose is the development of nuclear arms.
Nov 8 2011

Navy Releases New Transition Aid Handbook

Navy.mil Top Stories - Tue, 2011-11-08 13:01
A new transition assistance handbook has been published on the Navy Personnel Command (NPC) command website to provide a centralized listing of transition services and benefits.
Nov 7 2011

Use of ‘mentors’ plummets at Pentagon

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-11-07 21:21
The Pentagon’s use of retired generals and admirals as paid advisers has virtually ceased, plummeting from 355 “senior mentors” in 2010 to four today, according an IG report.
Nov 7 2011

Petraeus Gone, Afghan Air War Plummets

Wired.com - Mon, 2011-11-07 15:10
Now that Gen. David Petraeus has relinquished command in Afghanistan, the air war has dramatically dropped—from 1,043 strikes in October 2010 to 616 in the same month this year.

 
 

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