Top Daily Stories

Apr 16 2012

SECNAV: Navy can meet mission with 300 ships

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-04-16 15:03
The Navy can meet global defense needs, including the increased emphasis in the Pacific, with a 300-ship fleet, down from the 313 previously planned, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Monday.
Apr 16 2012

Greenert: Fleet operations pace unsustainable

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-04-16 12:19
The fleet’s pace of operations is surging and unsustainable as high demand for ships and submarines continues, the Navy’s top officer reiterated at a panel Monday alongside two fellow service chiefs.
Apr 16 2012

U.S., Philippines start drills amid spat with China

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-04-16 05:36
American and Filipino forces launched two weeks of annual naval drills on Monday amid a territorial stand-off between China and the Philippines.
Apr 15 2012

Coast Guard launches new fast-response cutter

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-04-15 14:49
The Coast Guard officially brought the new fast-response cutter to operational status as the first ship in that class was commissioned Saturday in Miami, Fla.
Apr 15 2012

NATO Sees Flaws in Air Campaign Against Gadhafi

The New York Times - Sun, 2012-04-15 01:00
The findings undercut the idea that NATO could effectively carry out a more complicated campaign in Syria without relying disproportionately on the United States military.
Apr 14 2012

New N. Korean leader Kim speaks publicly for first time

Washington Post - World - Sat, 2012-04-14 22:16
New North Korean leader Kim Jong un spoke publicly for the first time Sunday, saying he’d honor the legacy of his father and grandfather and prioritize the country’s military strength.
Apr 14 2012

‘Geeks’ become military’s new warriors

San Diego Union - Sat, 2012-04-14 14:00
With reports of China and Russia trying to slip into the Pentagon’s information networks on a daily basis, U.S. security experts now rank the military threat from cyberspace just behind terrorism and nuclear proliferation.
Apr 14 2012

Museum to mark return of destroyer Laffey

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-04-14 12:39
A celebration is scheduled to mark the return of the "The Ship That Would Not Die" to the Patriots Point Naval and Maritime Museum on the South Carolina coast.
Apr 14 2012

DOD: Make vets a minority on retired pay panel

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-04-14 08:39
A Pentagon proposal to create an independent commission to overhaul military retired pay has three key requirements that indicate where the effort is headed.
Apr 14 2012

Standoff near Philippines over; Chinese boats keep catch

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2012-04-14 02:43
Chinese fishing boats left a disputed area of the South China Sea with their catches on Saturday, ending a six-day standoff and dealing a blow to Philippine efforts to assert sovereignty over the area.


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