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Apr 11 2012

Locklear: North Korean rocket ‘provocative’

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-04-11 08:00
The top U.S. military commander in the Pacific has called North Korea’s plans to launch a rocket a “highly provocative” move that would threaten regional security and could affect future security plans.
Apr 11 2012

Mississippi completes initial sea trials

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-04-11 07:54
The Navy says the Mississippi, the ninth Virginia-class submarine, has successfully completed its initial sea trials.
Apr 11 2012

Hornet Crash Highlights Aging Navy, Marine Jet Fleet - Headlines - Wed, 2012-04-11 06:16
Friday’s crash of a Navy F/A-18D Hornet fighter into a Virginia Beach apartment complex is the latest of 16 major mishaps involving 18 of the Navy’s aging Hornets since fiscal 2007.
Apr 11 2012

Philippines, China seek solution to naval standoff

Deutsche Welle - Wed, 2012-04-11 03:13
The Philippines has said that Beijing and Manila will find a diplomatic resolution to a tense naval standoff in the South China Sea.
Apr 10 2012

Official: Weak security hampers cyber efforts

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-04-10 16:39
International cooperation on developing better tools and methods to prevent cyberattacks is being undermined by poor computer security among U.S. allies, a senior Pentagon official said Tuesday.
Apr 10 2012

Navy energy leader warns of oil dependency

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-04-10 15:18
The director of the Navy’s energy coordination office on Tuesday invoked the bombing of the USS Cole to illustrate the vulnerability the Navy faces because of its heavy reliance on oil.
Apr 10 2012

Navy grounds Fire Scouts after mishaps

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-04-10 14:23
The Navy has grounded its fleet of MW-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopters after two unrelated crashes in a one-week period.
Apr 10 2012

Talks reopen on future U.S. role in Afghanistan

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-04-10 12:22
U.S. and Afghan officials have resumed discussions on an agreement that will commit the United States to the Central Asian nation long after foreign troops leave in 2014.
Apr 10 2012

DOD Outlook on Rare Elements Called 'Naive, Lame' - Headlines - Tue, 2012-04-10 06:04
A Pentagon report that says domestic sources will allow the U.S. military to meet most of its demand for rare earth elements by next year was blasted as "naive" and "lame" by several experts.
Apr 10 2012

Pirates Beware: U.S. Navy to Test Sensor Drones

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2012-04-09 23:55
Unmanned aircraft will be able to distinguish small pirate boats from other vessels when an Office of Naval Research-funded sensor starts airborne tests this summer, officials said.


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