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Nov 10 2011

Navy inks deal to put laser-guided missiles on drones

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-11-10 22:48
With a $17 million contract, the Navy has taken the first step in arming its fleet of drone helicopters with laser-guided missiles to blast enemy targets.
Nov 10 2011

U.S. Marines to Be Based in Darwin: Report

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-11-10 20:38
U.S. President Barack Obama will use a visit to Australia next week to announce that America will begin stationing Marines at a base in Darwin, reports said on Nov. 11.
Nov 10 2011

Pentagon audit says Naval Academy wasted $3.5M

Washington Post - Thu, 2011-11-10 20:35
The U.S. Naval Academy wasted $3.5 million by improperly contracting for the production of a short film and six commercials, according to an audit by the Defense Department’s inspector general’s office.
Nov 10 2011

Navy Ship Set for Alt Fuel Demo

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-11-10 18:53
The Navy will conduct its largest-yet alternative fuels demonstration next week when a former destroyer takes to sea with a mixture of algal oil and diesel fuel.
Nov 10 2011

Military dedicates Walter Reed’s new Md. home

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-11-10 17:49
U.S. military officials are celebrating the opening of the new Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland.
Nov 10 2011

Former Enterprise CO named temporary Truman skipper

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-11-10 16:35
Captain Dee Mewbourne, who led the aircraft carrier Enterprise on its recent deployment to the Middle East, has been named interim commanding officer of the carrier Harry S. Truman after the sudden death of its skipper.
Nov 10 2011

Navy Leaders Encourage Hiring Nation's Heroes at WW Conference

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2011-11-10 15:01
Top Navy officials and officers met with government officials and members of private industry at the 2nd Annual Wounded Warrior Hiring and Support Conference on Wednesday.
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.

 
 

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