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Jan 30 2012

Clingan tapped for fourth star, 6th Fleet job

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-01-30 17:31
Vice Adm. Bruce Clingan has been tapped to head the 6th Fleet, a position that rates a fourth star and command of Naval Forces Europe, Naval Forces Africa and Allied Joint Forces Command.
Jan 30 2012

Iran says it produced laser-guided shells

Navy Times - Mon, 2012-01-30 09:58
Iran’s state TV is reporting the country has produced laser-guided artillery shells capable of hitting moving targets with high accuracy.
Jan 30 2012

BRAC Threat Takes DOD Budget Fight to Next Level - Headlines - Mon, 2012-01-30 08:26
If the Pentagon didn't already have Congress' attention for its appeal to prevent next year's round of automatic budget cuts, it does now.
Jan 30 2012

Australia's navy told to be more visible near resource projects

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-01-30 02:37
The military was urged to maintain a stronger presence in the country's north and northwest to guard the booming resource industry and be better placed to respond to challenges from Asia and the Indian Ocean.
Jan 28 2012

U.S. weapons for future defense to include past relics

Virginian-Pilot - Sat, 2012-01-28 22:58
The lineup of weapons the Pentagon has picked to fit President Barack Obama's defense strategy, called "Priorities for 21st-Century Defense," features relics of the past.
Jan 27 2012

Army, Marine training to focus on waging more conventional wars - Fri, 2012-01-27 23:02
The new budget released this week by Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta includes a mandate for new training in how to fight a war.
Jan 27 2012

U.S., S. Korea to Hold Joint Military Exercises

The Chosun Ilbo - Fri, 2012-01-27 20:03
The United States and South Korea are to hold two military exercises on the Korean peninsula soon, the first since the recent change of leadership in North Korea.
Jan 27 2012

Adm. Willard: U.S. Has No Desire for New Pacific Bases

The Chosun Ilbo - Fri, 2012-01-27 19:59
The head of the U.S. Pacific Command says there is no desire to build new military bases in the region.
Jan 27 2012

Navy wants commando ‘mothership’ in Middle East

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2012-01-27 18:57
The Pentagon is rushing to send a large floating base for commando teams to the Middle East as tensions rise in the region.
Jan 27 2012

Elite frogmen muster as SEALs turns 50

Virginian-Pilot - Fri, 2012-01-27 17:41
Members of one of the military’s most elite clubs gathered Friday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the U.S. Navy SEALs, established by President John F. Kennedy in 1962.


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