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Jan 10 2012

Greenert: Pivot to Asia won't affect Mideast presence

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2012-01-10 15:04
The United States will not be "taking its eye off the ball" in the Middle East as it looks to strengthen its military presence in the Asia-Pacific, the Chief of Naval Operations said Tuesday.
Jan 10 2012

N. Korea Military Pledges Support for New Leader

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2012-01-10 09:36
North Korea's powerful military held a mass rally to pledge loyalty to the country's new chief Kim Jong Un, vowing to become "rifles and bombs" to protect him.
Jan 10 2012

China's top military paper warns U.S. aims to contain rise

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2012-01-10 00:15
The United States' new defense strategy focused on the Asia-Pacific region is directed at containing China's rise, the People's Liberation Army's newspaper said on Tuesday.
Jan 9 2012

Military Sealift Command Reorganizes Operations

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2012-01-09 14:28
The Military Sealift Command (MSC) announced a reorganization of its operating forces in a move to increase efficiency.
Jan 9 2012

Saving Money is Key to Future Electronic Warfare

Aviation Week - Mon, 2012-01-09 10:11
Electronic warfare and directed energy are at the heart of next-generation warfare, but there needs to be a steep education of decision makers both in and out of uniform to make them into operational weapons.
Jan 9 2012

Marines Want iPads to Control Robo-Copter Brains - Mon, 2012-01-09 06:30
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 04:57
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 04:20
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 21:08
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 21:00
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.


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