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Apr 6 2014

Navy unveils new program to create drone-like autonomous aircraft

Fox News - Sun, 2014-04-06 06:00
The U.S. Navy has unveiled a five-year, $100 million program to create unmanned helicopters capable of resupplying troops and rescuing injured soldiers from the battlefield. 
Apr 6 2014

Navy warship reaches sailboat carrying ill toddler

Yahoo Top News - Sun, 2014-04-06 04:56
A U.S. Navy warship reached a crippled sailboat hundreds of miles off the Mexican coast and was preparing Sunday to complete the rescue of a sick 1-year-old girl.
Apr 6 2014

U.S. to send 2 more ships to Japan by 2017 to counter North Korea nuclear threat

Fox News - World - Sun, 2014-04-06 03:00
The U.S. will deploy two additional ballistic missile destroyers to Japan by 2017 as part of an effort to bolster protection from North Korean missile threats, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said Sunday.
Apr 5 2014

USS Coronado commissioned

San Diego Union - Sat, 2014-04-05 20:09
The littoral combat ship Coronado is the third to be named for the city.
Apr 5 2014

U.S. Response to Crimea Worries Japanese Leaders

The New York Times - Sat, 2014-04-05 06:00
The failure of the United States to take more forceful action to help Ukraine leaves Japan concerned about whether the U.S. would aid it in a conflict with China.
Apr 4 2014

Japan orders military to strike any new North Korea missile launches

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2014-04-04 23:54
Japan has ordered a destroyer in the Sea of Japan to strike any ballistic missiles that North Korea may launch in the coming weeks after Pyongyang fired a Rodong medium-range missile over the sea.
Apr 4 2014

U.S. to skip China fleet review after Japan shunned

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2014-04-04 00:18
The United States is scrapping plans for a Navy ship to join a fleet review in China after key ally, Japan, was not invited, U.S. officials said.
Apr 3 2014

Soth Korea extending ballistic missile range to counter North's threat

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-04-03 23:13
South Korea has test-fired a new ballistic missile with a range of 500 km (310 miles) and will try to extend the range to 800 km so it can strike any site in North Korea, its defense ministry said.
Apr 3 2014

Gen. Carl Mundy, 30th commandant of the Marine Corps, dies

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-04-03 18:21
The Marine Corps' 30th commandant, retired Gen. Carl Epting Mundy Jr., has died, his family confirmed to Marine Corps Times. He was 78.
Apr 2 2014

Additional Marines head to Romania as Russia-Ukraine tensions persist

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-04-02 20:31
As tens of thousands of Russian troops remain along Ukraine's eastern border, the Pentagon is sending an additional Navy ship to the Black Sea and will station 175 additional Marines in Romania.

 
 

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