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Feb 7 2012

Navy to Test Railgun Prototype

Navy News from Military.com - Tue, 2012-02-07 22:40
The Office of Naval Research's electromagnetic railgun program will take an important step forward in the coming weeks when the first industry railgun prototype launcher is tested in Dahlgren, Va.
Feb 7 2012

Admiral: Spec Ops’ Afghan Role May Expand

Military.com - Headlines - Tue, 2012-02-07 14:48
Adm. Bill McRaven said Tuesday that special operations forces in Afghanistan are preparing for a possible expanded role as overall U.S. forces begin to draw down after a decade of war.
Feb 7 2012

U.S. Sending Gen. Mattis to Repair Ties With Pakistan

The New York Times - Tue, 2012-02-07 07:30
The head of the U.S. Central Command will discuss the airstrike that killed 24 Pakistani soldiers and wrecked relations.
Feb 6 2012

DOD: Tricare beneficiaries should go to MTFs

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-02-06 18:50
The Pentagon wants more Tricare beneficiaries to get their health care at military hospitals and clinics.
Feb 6 2012

Senators question Pentagon decision on F-35B

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-02-06 18:47
The leaders of the Senate Armed Services Committee suggested that Defense Secretary Leon Panetta rushed a decision to develop the Marine Corps version of the strike fighter jet despite new technical problems.
Feb 6 2012

Naval Academy puts ‘spice’ scandal behind it

Washington Post - Mon, 2012-02-06 14:44
A year after the U.S. Naval Academy expelled seven midshipmen for using synthetic marijuana, the “spice” investigation is over, and school officials say the drug problem is past.
Feb 6 2012

Advanced Sight Could Double Range for Shooters

Military.com - Headlines - Mon, 2012-02-06 08:27
The next generation of battlefield optics will empower infantrymen to hit enemy targets from twice the effective range of the M4 carbine if Defense Department scientists get their way.
Feb 6 2012

Report: Iran's navy rescues tanker from pirates

Washington Examiner World News - Mon, 2012-02-06 05:12
Iran's state TV reports that the country's navy has opened fire on pirates to foil an attack on an Iranian oil tanker near the Gulf of Aden.
Feb 5 2012

USAF fleets fade with Pentagon budget cuts

The Washington Times - Sun, 2012-02-05 22:12
America's aging tactical Air Force—jets that protect ground troops and strike hard-to-reach targets—is shrinking.
Feb 5 2012

Obama may pick Army retiree to replace Stavridis

Washington Post - World - Sun, 2012-02-05 21:52
Retired Army Lt. Gen. Douglas Lute is being considered as next commander of U.S. European Command, a move that could stir controversy among senior officials who have clashed with Lute over war policy.

 
 

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