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Sep 12 2011

McKeon warns of ‘gamesmanship’ on defense cuts

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 13:01
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said the debt ceiling and deficit reduction law enacted in August contains bad choices for Republicans worried about defense spending.
Sep 12 2011

Attacks show need for cyber intelligence, study says

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 09:01
A new study warns that the U.S. must develop cyber intelligence as a new and better coordinated government discipline that can predict computer-related threats and deter them.
Sep 10 2011

Navy struggles to build gator fleet on a budget

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-09-10 11:01
When it comes to sizing the Navy’s amphibious force, there are three numbers: The number the Navy needs, the number it’ll settle for and the number it actually has.
Sep 9 2011

Services still grappling with suicide trends

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-09-09 20:01
Suicide prevention programs appear to have contributed to a decline in 2010, but the services must continue addressing the problem in the face of some disturbing trends, military leaders say.
Sep 9 2011

Report: U.S. Plane Came Under Jamming Attack

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-09-09 12:02
A U.S. military reconnaissance plane came under electronic attack from North Korea and had to make an emergency landing during a military exercise in March, a South Korean source says.
Sep 9 2011

Shippers Call for Armed U.N. Force Against Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Fri, 2011-09-09 07:37
The global shipping industry has called for the establishment of a United Nations force of armed military guards to tackle the piracy crisis in the Indian Ocean.
Sep 8 2011

Gen. Odierno Warns Against Large Force in Iraq

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-09-08 20:01
The new U.S. Army chief warned against leaving too large a force in Iraq after a year-end deadline, saying that it could feed the perception of an American "occupation."
Sep 8 2011

House committee passes jobs bill for veterans

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-08 14:01
A key House committee approved a $1.5 billion veterans’ employment bill Thursday that promises a new job retraining program for veterans aged 35 and older who have been out of work for at least 26 weeks.
Sep 7 2011

Senate Panel Recommends $26B Defense Cut

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-09-07 23:01
The U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee is recommending a $26 billion reduction to the Pentagon's request for its 2012 base budget.
Sep 7 2011

Destroyer CO sacked after shooting at fishing boat

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-09-07 21:01
The commanding officer of the USS The Sullivans (DDG-68) has been fired after his ship mistakenly fired at a fishing boat during a gunnery exercise, the Navy said.

 
 

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