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Jul 29 2011

GAO: Deepwater program costs still unclear

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-07-29 16:01
How much will the Coast Guard’s beleaguered Deepwater acquisition program cost, and what’s the timeline? The service has pinned down neither a true cost nor schedule, according to a new report.
Jul 29 2011

Vets with PTSD, government reach settlement

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-07-29 09:01
More than 1,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder would be given lifetime disability retirement benefits under a settlement.
Jul 29 2011

L-3 Displays Intel Plane, Eyes Export

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-07-29 01:01
L-3 Communications has unveiled a modified King Air 350 ER turboprop, which it says offers intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities in advance of the U.S. Air Force's Project Liberty MC-12
Jul 28 2011

Disclosure law leaves fewer mentors at Pentagon

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-07-28 23:01
The number of retired generals hired by the Pentagon to advise the military has declined dramatically now that they must divulge outside income to avoid a conflict of interest and had their pay capped.
Jul 28 2011

Surge blunting Taliban attacks, data indicate

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-07-28 23:01
For the first time in five years insurgent-initiated attacks in Afghanistan have not increased with the start of a new fighting season, suggesting that a U.S. surge has blunted Taliban momentum,
Jul 28 2011

USMC to Test Communications-jamming Device

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-28 21:01
A U.S. Marine Corps AV-8B Harrier squadron is set to conduct trials on the new Intrepid Tiger II communications intelligence and jamming pod next month.
Jul 28 2011

Pakistanis Still Rate Military Tops Among National Institutions

Gallup - Thu, 2011-07-28 20:00
Gallup surveys show the reputation of Pakistan's military suffered some after the U.S. raid that killed Osama bin Laden, but its armed forces still receive more support than any other institution.
Jul 28 2011

DOD Should Combine Logistics Agencies: Panel

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-28 18:02
The Pentagon should consider creating an organization that would oversee supply, maintenance and transportation across the military for savings and efficiency, a panel says.
Jul 28 2011

Libyan rebels say their military chief shot dead

Reuters - Thu, 2011-07-28 16:52
The head of the Libyan rebels' military campaign against Moammar Gadhafi was shot dead by assailants on Thursday, the top rebel leader said.
Jul 28 2011

Admiral Greenert Outlines Priorities at Senate Hearing

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2011-07-28 15:01
President Barack Obama's choice to be the next Chief of Naval Operations outlined his priorities during a Senate Armed Services Committee confirmation hearing Thursday.

 
 

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