Top Daily Stories

Sep 25 2011

Zumwalt Program Moves Smoothly Under the Radar

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-09-25 13:01
Quietly, almost stealthily, the effort to build the most advanced surface ship ever put to sea is steadily moving ahead.
Sep 25 2011

PLA Navy Drives China's Military Expansion

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-09-25 11:01
China's navy is playing an important role in the country's drive to become a world military power, with the recent trials of its first aircraft carrier underlining the scale of Beijing's naval ambitions.
Sep 25 2011

Obama considers military trial in U.S. for Hezbollah chief

Washington Post - Sun, 2011-09-25 04:16
The Obama administration is considering a military trial in the United States for a Hezbollah commander now detained in Iraq, U.S. counterterrorism officials say.
Sep 24 2011

India Tests Nuclear-Capable Missile

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-09-24 13:01
India tested a medium-range nuclear-capable missile along its eastern coast Saturday as part of the nation's efforts to build up its atomic deterrent.
Sep 24 2011

Ahmadinejad Calls for Western Navies to Leave Gulf

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-09-24 13:01
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called on NATO naval forces to withdraw from the Persian Gulf, calling them a threat to security.
Sep 24 2011

NORTHCOM chief lauds U.S.-Mexico relations

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-09-24 10:01
The U.S. shares responsibility with Mexico for confronting the danger posed by international crime rings that ship drugs across the border, Gen. Charles H. Jacoby Jr. says.
Sep 24 2011

Turkey imposes arms embargo on Syria

AlJazeera - Sat, 2011-09-24 02:11
"A Syrian-flagged ship already stopped" as part of sanctions announced by former ally in response to Assad's crackdown.
Sep 23 2011

U.S. Senate Confirms Carter as DOD No. 2

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-09-23 20:01
As expected, the U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed the nomination of Ashton Carter to be the next deputy defense secretary.
Sep 23 2011

Navy Bids Roughead Farewell, Greenert Takes Helm

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2011-09-23 18:01
With 38 years of service, Adm. Gary Roughead stepped down from the position of Chief of Naval Operations during the change of command ceremony at the U.S. Naval Academy on Friday.
Sep 23 2011

Marine air wing changes command

San Diego Union - Fri, 2011-09-23 17:04
Maj. Gen. Thomas L. Conant, commanding general of the 3d Marine Aircraft Wing headquartered at Miramar, relinquished control of the West Coast’s flying leathernecks to Maj. Gen. Andrew W. O'Donnell Jr.

 
 

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