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Nov 26 2011

War Games Spotlight China-Pakistan Hype

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-11-26 13:38
Behind the hype of China-Pakistan joint maneuvers, the relationship is as transactional as any other, as China competes with Pakistan's arch-rival for Asian dominance. And it is far from easy to decipher.
Nov 25 2011

Many Tricare users just now hearing about Sept. data theft

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2011-11-25 09:40
Letters are being sent this month and next to the homes of all 4.9 million Tricare military beneficiaries whose personal data was stolen in September.
Nov 24 2011

Military-civilian gap is growing as fewer serve

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2011-11-25 00:33
A smaller share of Americans serve in the armed forces than at any time since the era between World War I and World War II, a new low that has led to a growing gap, a survey says.
Nov 24 2011

Marine Corps supporters seek museum for Carolinas

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-11-24 12:39
Marine Corps supporters near Camp Lejeune are launching a national effort to build a $12 million museum documenting the service's history in North and South Carolina.
Nov 23 2011

Warplanes said to strike Somali militant bases

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2011-11-23 14:42
Unidentified fighter jets bombed three Islamist militant bases in Somalia Wednesday, residents and soldiers said, as neighboring Kenya continued its assault on the rebels.
Nov 23 2011

U.S. Says It Will Not Alter Missile Shield Plan

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-23 14:19
The United States will not alter its plans to deploy a NATO missile defense system in Eastern Europe, U.S. officials said Nov. 23, adding the shield was not aimed at Russia.
Nov 23 2011

China to go ahead with Pacific naval drills

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2011-11-23 07:49
China said Wednesday it will go ahead with naval exercises in the western Pacific this month, an announcement that came a week after Washington reinforced its Asia-Pacific footprint.
Nov 23 2011

Navy Blue Angels fly into era of budget questions

Virginian-Pilot - Wed, 2011-11-23 07:02
In an era of federal budget worries and proposed deficit cutting, some inside and outside the military are questioning the millions it costs to produce the Navy's Blue Angels shows.
Nov 22 2011

General: Prioritize nuclear upgrades in budget

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-11-22 22:08
U.S. strategic nuclear forces are old, in dire need of modernization and face "draconian" cuts because of the federal budget crisis, the commander of U.S. nuclear forces says.
Nov 22 2011

NATO Looks to Pool Resources Amid Budget Cuts

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-11-22 19:04
NATO countries are taking tentative steps to pool military resources in the face of shrinking defense budgets and to fill gaps exposed by the recent Libya campaign, a French general says.

 
 

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