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Mar 30 2012

Dempsey: Latin America ties key to war on terror

Washington Examiner World News - Fri, 2012-03-30 07:29
The rationale for building closer security ties in Latin America rests in part on a worry that the networks used today to smuggle drugs could be tomorrow's path for a terrorist's bomb, the JCS chairman says.
Mar 30 2012

Reports: North Korea test fires short-range missiles

MSNBC - Fri, 2012-03-30 06:16
North Korea's firing of two short-range missiles is believed to be part of a test to upgrade capabilities, said news reports quoting South Korean military officials.
Mar 29 2012

China Nervous About U.S.-Led Missile Defense System

The Chosun Ilbo - Thu, 2012-03-29 22:36
China is growing nervous after U.S. calls for an Asia-wide missile-defense system against the threat of North Korean intercontinental ballistic missiles.
Mar 29 2012

DOD adds $17B to total cost estimate for F-35

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-03-29 19:54
The Defense Department projects a nearly $17 billion increase in the total cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program from prior estimates, according to a new report.
Mar 29 2012

Shrinkage: Navy Won't Build as Many Ships as Planned - Thu, 2012-03-29 10:13
The Navy has officially revised its long-term shipbuilding plan downward and provided details about what’s effectively a five-year shipyard freeze.
Mar 29 2012

Panetta to visit Peleliu, 15th MEU at sea

Navy Times - Thu, 2012-03-29 05:22
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will visit Marines and sailors aboard amphibious assault ship Peleliu in a visit tomorrow to re-emphasize the military’s commitment to its amphibious forces.
Mar 28 2012

30-year plan has U.S. Fleet size at about 300 ships

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-28 18:15
The Navy’s new 30-year shipbuilding plan for 2013 shows few unexpected changes, projecting a slightly smaller average fleet size and slightly reduced shipbuilding rate.
Mar 28 2012

Lawmakers warn of fight over Tricare increases

Navy Times - Wed, 2012-03-28 16:47
Members of a key Senate panel warned Pentagon officials of a looming, lengthy debate on the Defense Department’s proposal to raise Tricare fees for military retirees.
Mar 28 2012

When is Cyberattack Not EW? Perhaps Never.

Aviation Week - Wed, 2012-03-28 14:46
There is a debate in the Pentagon about where electronic warfare ends and cyberwarfare begins. Those most immersed in the subjects say there is no line, just a continuum that dates to the 1970s.
Mar 28 2012

China Cyber-skills Improving, Still Don't Top Russia, Israel

Aviation Week - Wed, 2012-03-28 14:41
The notions that most Chinese hackers are simplistic and amateurish may be correct for the moment, but it is irrelevant, says a senior U.S. official with broad experience in that realm.


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