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Jan 6 2012

Navy Balloon Launches Drone, Which Drops More Spy Bots - Fri, 2012-01-06 12:30
It might be the most convoluted spy program ever: Fly a balloon to 60,000 feet and unleash a drone. Then, have that drone deploy several smaller surveillance drones that glide to earth collecting data.
Jan 6 2012

Iran’s warnings reflect hardening military doctrine

Washington Post - World - Fri, 2012-01-06 12:21
Its greater emphasis on displays of military strength and brinkmanship-style posturing also may reflect mounting insecurities among Iran’s leadership.
Jan 6 2012

Young vets’ jobless rate rises to 13.3 percent

Navy Times - Fri, 2012-01-06 09:35
Young veterans continue to have problems finding jobs even as the overall economy is improving, according to Friday’s employment report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Jan 6 2012

View from Germany: New U.S. strategy not that different

Deutsche Welle - Fri, 2012-01-06 08:29
Deutsche Welle spoke with America expert Johannes Thimm about how severe the envisioned Pentagon budget cuts actually will be.
Jan 6 2012

Trillion-Dollar Fighter Program Delayed, But Still Tracking - Fri, 2012-01-06 08:25
As expected, the Pentagon will delay acquisition of more than 100 early-model Joint Strike Fighters in a bid to save short-term money and to have more time to work out the warplane's many technical kinks.
Jan 6 2012

Iran to hold drills in the Strait of Hormuz next month - Fri, 2012-01-06 07:32
Iran plans to conduct military drills in the Strait of Hormuz in February, state media said Friday.
Jan 6 2012

Pentagon probing possible leak of bin Laden raid details

McClatchy News Service - Fri, 2012-01-06 06:38
Did the Obama administration release classified information to Hollywood for a film—slated for release during this fall's election campaign—about the operation that killed Osama bin Laden?
Jan 5 2012

Stockdale Leadership Awards Presented by CNO Top Stories - Thu, 2012-01-05 23:01
The chief of naval operations presented the Vice Adm. James B. Stockdale Leadership Award to two commanders at the Pentagon in the Hall of Heroes.
Jan 5 2012

Coast Guard mission to Nome exposes U.S. limits in ice-breaking capability - Thu, 2012-01-05 20:03
The U.S. Coast Guard's only operating Arctic icebreaker is escorting a Russian flagged-tanker this week on an emergency fuel run to the ice-blocked town of Nome, Alaska.
Jan 5 2012

Israel and U.S. to Hold Joint Missile Drill

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2012-01-05 19:17
Israel and the United States are to hold a joint missile defense exercise, the Israeli military said late Jan. 5.


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