Top Daily Stories

Dec 19 2011

Congress OKs funds to complete CG headquarters

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-19 11:50
Congress on Saturday approved $56 million to complete the new 1.1-million-square-foot Coast Guard headquarters in Washington on the campus of the former St. Elizabeths Hospital facility.
Dec 19 2011

Gen. Allen on Afghanistan: ‘We’re not leaving’

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-19 10:45
Top American officials in Afghanistan say the U.S. military intends to maintain a troop presence here beyond a 2014 deadline for Afghan troops to take over.
Dec 19 2011

Congress OKs $10M for Gulf War illness research

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-19 09:44
Congress has approved dedicating $10 million to research the mysterious Gulf War illness. The move ends concerns from veterans’ groups that the money would disappear because of budget problems.
Dec 19 2011

U.S. shifts to Central Asia for supply routes

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-19 09:28
The United States is increasingly relying on three transit routes through Central Asia, Russia and the Caucuses, to ship non-military supplies and fuel into Afghanistan border crossings with Pakistan close.
Dec 18 2011

Taiwan Receives Two U.S. Early Warning Aircraft

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-12-18 13:24
Taiwan received two upgraded early warning aircraft from the United States on Dec. 18, the island's air force said, as part of an arms deal that upset China-U.S. relations.
Dec 18 2011

Clashes continue in Bahrain

AlJazeera - Sun, 2011-12-18 10:11
Security forces disperse hundreds of Shia demonstrators who gathered outside capital Manama for the fourth day in a row.
Dec 18 2011

Navy places orders to address jumper shortage

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-12-18 09:56
Sailors looking for a new crackerjack jumper this winter may be out of luck.
Dec 18 2011

Official: U.S. limits intel value of drones

AP News - Sun, 2011-12-18 06:01
A U.S. official says Iran will find it hard to exploit any data and technology aboard the captured CIA stealth drone because of measures taken to limit the intelligence value of drones operating over hostile territory.
Dec 17 2011

Pentagon Chief Sees Close Partnership with Libya

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-12-17 13:06
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said that Tripoli could become an important security partner of Washington as he visited Libya on Dec. 17 for talks with new regime officials.
Dec 17 2011

Malaysia Firm Wins $2.8 Billion Navy Ship Deal

Defense News – Naval - Sat, 2011-12-17 13:05
A Malaysian shipbuilder says it has won a $2.8 billion contract from Kuala Lumpur for six naval vessels developed by French manufacturer DCNS.


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