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Jan 10 2012

Navy readies for Chinese power grab on shipping

The Washington Times - Tue, 2012-01-10 20:52
The Navy's top officer detailed a strategy for making sure the South China Sea and Western Pacific remain open to international shipping, saying an emerging China might try to "limit access in the region."
Jan 10 2012

Obama sending 5 military officers to S. Sudan

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-01-10 16:24
President Obama is sending five American military officers to South Sudan amid recent outbreaks of violence in the newly independent African nation.
Jan 10 2012

Carrier Carl Vinson joins Stennis in 5th Fleet

Navy Times - Tue, 2012-01-10 16:01
The carrier Carl Vinson has arrived in 5th Fleet, putting U.S. naval forces closer to Iran as tensions between that country and the United States continue to escalate.
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.


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