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Jan 17 2011

Will China's 'carrier killer' missile change Navy strategy?

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-01-17 20:35
“Will this change how the Navy operates? The Navy has to take this into account. That means new training, new doctrine maybe. It may mean rethinking what aircraft carriers look like,” said Dean Cheng, a China scholar at the Heritage Foundation in Washington.
Jan 17 2011

MV Eagle Pirated in Somali Basin

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2011-01-17 11:37
In the early hours of Monday 17 January, the bulk carrier MV Eagle was attacked and pirated by a single skiff, with pirates firing small arms and a Rocket Propelled Grenade before boarding the vessel.
Jan 17 2011

Rolls-Royce Strikes Deal to Power 10 U.S. Navy LCS

Maritime News - Vessels - Mon, 2011-01-17 11:00
Rolls-Royce announced the contract to supply gas turbines and waterjets for 10 of the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).
Jan 16 2011

Air strikes by drones effective in Waziristan

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-01-16 21:43
Extensive CIA-operated Predator drone strikes against remote hideouts of al-Qaeda, the Taliban and other groups in Pakistan are forcing many insurgents out of Waziristan to other areas.
Jan 16 2011

Marines, Army more than meet their recruiting goals

San Diego Union - Sun, 2011-01-16 17:45
Combat forces raise their standards, require enlistees to wait.
Jan 13 2011

Navy Program Puts 'FOCUS' on Military Families

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2011-01-13 08:01
A Navy program is equipping service members and their families with the skills they need to weather the psychological and physical challenges bred by a decade of war.
Jan 13 2011

Gates warns on North Korea, eyes Japan ties

Reuters - Thu, 2011-01-13 05:17
The United States and Japan vowed on Thursday to deepen military cooperation in the face of North Korean "belligerence."
Jan 11 2011

Military Postpones Missile-Zapping Test

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Tue, 2011-01-11 12:51
If you're planning to shoot down a missile with a laser, hope for clear skies. Last night's test of the airborne laser was postponed because the weather was too turbulent at the test altitude, a Missile Defense Agency spokesman said.
Jan 9 2011

Gay former sailors back captain ousted over videos

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-01-09 21:47
Captain Owen Honors, removed from command of the USS Enterprise and under investigation for ribald videos he produced, is getting moral support from an unexpected quarter — gay sailors who served in his command.
Jan 7 2011

New Navy Reserve Force Master Chief Selected

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2011-01-07 08:01
Command Master Chief Christopher T. Wheeler has been selected as the next Navy Reserve Force master chief.

 
 

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