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Apr 23 2012

Vietnam begins naval exercises with the U.S.

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Mon, 2012-04-23 00:27
Vietnam has begun a weeklong naval exchange with the U.S. Navy amid percolating tensions in the South China Sea with China.
Apr 22 2012

Afghanistan, U.S. reach pact on post-2014 American support

Washington Post - World - Sun, 2012-04-22 15:08
After more than a year of negotiations, U.S. and Afghan officials reached an agreement Sunday confirming the United States’ commitment to Afghanistan for a decade after its formal troop withdrawal in 2014.
Apr 22 2012

Iran military says it's copying U.S. drone

Reuters (World) - Sun, 2012-04-22 04:01
Iran's military has begun to build a copy of a U.S. surveillance drone captured last year after breaking the software encryption, Iranian media reported on Sunday.
Apr 22 2012

China, Russia begin naval war maneuvers

MSNBC - Sun, 2012-04-22 03:52
China and Russia began their first joint naval exercises on Sunday, focusing on air defense, anti-submarine tactics, search and rescue, as well as joint efforts to rescue hijacked vessels.
Apr 21 2012

South Korea Unveils Missile that can Hit North - Headlines - Sat, 2012-04-21 05:44
As a warning against future North Korean provocations, South Korea has announced it has developed a cruise missile capable of immediately striking anywhere within the communist country.
Apr 20 2012

Man killed when Navy, Filipino boats collide

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-04-20 16:30
Authorities in the southern Philippines are investigating a collision involving a Navy special operations boat that left a local fisherman dead, according to reports.
Apr 20 2012

Navy will start testing for prescription drugs

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-04-20 16:06
The Navy ratchets up its drug war May 1 with screening for two families of drugs — benzodiazepines and hydrocodones — that include commonly abused prescription medicines such as Valium, Xanax and Vicodin.
Apr 20 2012

Sailors, Marines under investigation in Secret Service scandal

San Diego Union - Fri, 2012-04-20 15:21
Four of 11 military people under investigation for alleged misconduct in Colombia are sailors and Marines from San Diego, a military spokesman said Friday.
Apr 20 2012

2 sue service academies over assault response

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-04-20 15:09
A lawsuit is asking a court to force the U.S. Military Academy and the Naval Academy to improve their response to rapes and sexual assaults.
Apr 19 2012

DOD urged to focus on directed-energy weapons

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-04-19 20:26
The U.S. military should focus on the development of directed-energy weapons to counter efforts to restrict its freedom of movement, according to a new analysis by the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments.


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