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Jan 9 2012

Marines Want iPads to Control Robo-Copter Brains - Mon, 2012-01-09 07:30
Less than a month since Marines debuted their first robotic supply helicopter on a combat mission in Afghanistan, they're already working one that can be controlled by an iPad.
Jan 9 2012

China says U.S. defense policy stance misjudges Beijing

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2012-01-09 05:57
The expanded U.S. military presence in Asia is based on a miscalculation of Beijing's intent to modernize its defenses, China said Monday, taking a tempered stance in its first official response to Washington's plan.
Jan 9 2012

Military jury to hear opening statements in Iraq Haditha case

Washington Post - Mon, 2012-01-09 05:20
A jury of battle-hardened Marines will judge the biggest criminal case against U.S. troops in the Iraq war.
Jan 8 2012

IG report says naval history ‘in jeopardy’

Navy Times - Sun, 2012-01-08 22:08
The Navy’s historical command, a chronically underfunded institution tasked with the safekeeping of the Navy’s treasures, is beset with preservation problems and internal strife, the naval inspector general says.
Jan 8 2012

Israel Hikes Defense Spending By $700 Million

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-01-08 22:00
Israeli premier Benjamin Netanyahu announced an increase of nearly $700 million in the defense budget, after saying last year that he would cut military spending.
Jan 8 2012

Getting the Gray Right

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2012-01-08 21:57
"Haze gray and under way" has been a mantra of U.S. Navy warships for decades, and the sight of a sleek warship sliding across the ocean has stirred many a sailor's heart.
Jan 8 2012

PTSD? Try meditation and yoga

San Diego Union - Sun, 2012-01-08 16:17
The VA is embracing alternative therapies—yoga, acupuncture, Tai-Chi, meditation, music therapy, energy healing and even sweat lodge sessions—to help veterans deal with combat stress and the physical pain.
Jan 8 2012

Danish warship nabs suspected pirate mothership, frees 14

Washington Post - World - Sun, 2012-01-08 06:19
The Danish navy says it has captured a suspect pirate mothership off the Horn of Africa and rescued 14 people who were being held hostage on it.
Jan 7 2012

Philippines accuses Chinese of new intrusions near disputed islands

Washington Post - World - Sat, 2012-01-07 23:00
The Philippines has protested to China over a Chinese navy ship and two other vessels that allegedly intruded into its waters last month.
Jan 7 2012

Hearing officer: Drop charges in CG helo crash

Navy Times - Sat, 2012-01-07 14:35
Negligent homicide and other charges against the sole survivor of a deadly 2010 Coast Guard helicopter crash should be dismissed, an investigating officer has determined.


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