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Oct 14 2011

France Used Infrared-Guided Missile in Libya

Aviation Week - Fri, 2011-10-14 04:50
The French air force is acknowledging the entry into service of an infrared-guided version of the AASM air-to-ground weapon air-to-ground weapon, used in Libya for the first time.
Oct 14 2011

Congress Nixes Light-Attack Aircraft Proposal

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-10-14 04:31
U.S. lawmakers continue to reject the Pentagon's attempts to deploy light-attack aircraft to Afghanistan as part of a combat experiment.
Oct 13 2011

Admiral sees more need for SEALs as wars end

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-10-13 20:20
A SEAL commander from Coronado said the Navy’s elite sea-air-land fighters will be more in demand, not less, after the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan end.
Oct 13 2011

CG's Stratton Sails for Home

Coast Guard News - Thu, 2011-10-13 20:10
The third of eight planned national security cutters, Stratton, bid farewell to the Huntington Ingalls Industries shipyards last week.
Oct 13 2011

Navy Celebrates 236th Birthday Top Stories - Thu, 2011-10-13 18:01
U.S. Navy personnel attended a birthday celebration honoring the Navy's 236th year of establishment at the Pentagon, Oct. 13.
Oct 13 2011

Panetta warns of retreat in Africa due to budget cuts

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-10-13 13:35
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta warned Thursday that mandatory defense cuts will force the Pentagon to reduce its presence in some trouble spots, including Africa, a hotbed of al Qaeda franchise groups.
Oct 13 2011

Panetta Wants Full Pentagon Audit By 2014

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-10-13 09:50
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta wants to see the Pentagon complete a full financial audit by 2014, moving the deadline up by three years.
Oct 13 2011

Tackling Piracy: U.K. Government's Response

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2011-10-13 08:21
Foreign Office Minister Henry Bellingham's remarks to the British Chamber of Shipping on the U.K. response to counterpiracy.
Oct 13 2011

Navy to Open NROTC Unit at Rutgers

Navy News from - Thu, 2011-10-13 07:33
The Navy will establish a new Naval Reserve Officers Training Corps unit at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, beginning in academic year 2012-2013.
Oct 12 2011

House easily passes veterans employment bill

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-10-12 20:26
The House of Representatives on Wednesday night overwhelmingly passed a veterans’ employment bill that hopes to put 400,000 or more veterans to work in the next two years.


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