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Aug 18 2011

Structural work on Ford carrier at halfway point

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-08-18 11:46
Structural work of the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier at a Virginia shipyard has reached its halfway point.
Aug 18 2011

Navy plans to arm Fire Scout UAV with missiles

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-08-18 11:01
The MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle may soon head to sea with a major upgrade: air-to-surface missiles.
Aug 17 2011

Lockheed Martin: We've cut cost of building LCS

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-08-17 21:24
Joe North, head of LCS for Lockheed, says during an interview that the company has sharply curtailed the cost of building the Freedom-class littoral combat ship.
Aug 17 2011

New Enterprise CO takes command

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-08-17 18:01
The Navy’s oldest carrier, the Enterprise, welcomed its final commanding officer Wednesday during a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va.
Aug 17 2011

Turkish warplanes attack PKK targets in Iraq

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2011-08-17 16:16
Turkey sent warplanes to attack Kurdish targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday, military sources said, hours after a rebel attack in southeast Turkey killed a dozen soldiers.
Aug 17 2011

Turkish Aerospace Tests First Attack Copter

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-17 14:01
Turkish Aerospace Industries has successfully tested the first T129 attack helicopter it is producing with Italy's AgustaWestland, the company said Aug. 17.
Aug 17 2011

Indianapolis highway renamed for illl-fated WWII cruiser

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-08-17 09:01
Travelers in the state capital soon will see signs for the USS Indianapolis Memorial Highway.
Aug 17 2011

Chinese Carrier to Be Commissioned in August

The Chosun Ilbo - Wed, 2011-08-17 00:17
China's first aircraft carrier will be formally commissioned on Aug. 1 next year, an official news outlet reports. It will then be dispatched to the South China Sea, where China has some territorial disputes.
Aug 16 2011

Computer lab's Chinese-made parts raise spy concerns

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-08-16 21:08
A U.S. supercomputer laboratory engaged in classified military research concluded a recent deal involving Chinese-made components that is raising concerns in Congress about potential electronic espionage.
Aug 16 2011

Cutter Stratton completes acceptance trials

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-08-16 17:01
The Coast Guard’s third national security cutter has successfully completed acceptance trials, the final major milestone before the service takes the new ship into its fleet.

 
 

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