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Sep 28 2011

Lockheed lobbies anew for new Taiwan F-16s

Reuters - Wed, 2011-09-28 22:51
Lockheed Martin Corp is helping arm U.S. lawmakers for a renewed push to sell its new F-16 fighters to Taiwan, rather than just an upgrade for older jets that the Obama administration plans.
Sep 28 2011

After demise of DADT, activists seek end to ban on transgenders

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-09-28 21:05
The gay rights movement's next battleground is to persuade the Obama administration to end the armed forces' ban on "transgenders," a group that includes transsexuals and cross-dressers.
Sep 28 2011

Chinese Newspaper Calls for War in Asia

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-09-28 15:55
The lead article the Chinese Communist Party newspaper Global Times on Tuesday contained an alarming call for a declaration of war against Vietnam and Philippines.
Sep 28 2011

Pentagon Skeptical on Iran's Naval Posturing

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-09-28 12:03
Iranian officials say their navy will deploy ships to the Atlantic Ocean near the U.S. coastlines, but Pentagon officials say they are not concerned.
Sep 28 2011

Iran Says Naval Forces Have 'Cruise Missile'

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-09-28 10:31
Iran has armed its naval forces with a short range "cruise missile" able to hit targets in coastal areas and warships within 125 miles, the defense minister was quoted as saying.
Sep 27 2011

Report: 1,400 suffered war-zone brain injuries

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-09-27 23:01
Nearly 1,400 U.S. troops were found to have concussions or mild brain injuries this year under a program that forces service members to take a break from combat when exposed to a blast or other jarring incident.
Sep 27 2011

SECNAV OKs forced retirements for 126 officers

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-09-27 17:01
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus approved the results of a selective early retirement board, a measure designed to trim officer ranks, according to a naval message released Monday.
Sep 27 2011

Rocket with untested Navy satellite takes off

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-09-27 17:01
A rocket launched from an Alaska island is carrying an experimental Navy communications satellite designed for safer combat communications.
Sep 27 2011

First Turkish-built Warship Joins Navy's Fleet

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-09-27 14:13
Turkey's first warship built by a local shipyard, a corvette, entered Turkish Navy service Sept. 27, and a second corvette of the same class was put to sea during a televised ceremony in Istanbul.
Sep 27 2011

Pacific commander: U.S. arms sales won’t end China-Taiwan gap

Washington Post - Tue, 2011-09-27 12:38
The chief of U.S. forces in the Pacific says upgrades of Taiwan’s F-16 fighters will improve the island’s defense capability but the military balance will remain heavily tilted in China’s favor.

 
 

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