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Jul 6 2011

Iran Fires Antiship Missiles Near Hormuz Gulf

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-07-06 13:01
Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards launched several antiship missiles near the strategic Strait of Hormuz, the country's TV channel Al-Alam reported.
Jul 6 2011

Somali brought to U.S. to face terrorism trial

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-07-06 08:26
A Somali citizen captured in April was interrogated aboard a U.S. warship for two months and is now in New York to face terrorism charges.
Jul 5 2011

India Broadens Ties in Central Asia

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-07-05 17:01
In a move seen as building stronger bridges with Central Asian countries, Indian Defence Minister A.K. Antony is visiting Kyrgyzstan.
Jul 3 2011

USFK Chief Plays Down N.Korean Military Threat

The Chosun Ilbo - Sun, 2011-07-03 20:23
The outgoing commander of the U.S. Forces Korea has said the North Korean Army is only good at managing operations involving small units of personnel and not much else, VOA reported Friday.
Jul 3 2011

McCain: Afghan Drawdown Plan 'Unnecessary Risk'

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-07-03 15:01
Top U.S. lawmakers on July 3 slammed President Barack Obama's military drawdown plans for Afghanistan as "risky," unsupported by his military commanders and a threat to progress made in the last year.
Jul 3 2011

U.S. Shifts Supply Routes to Central Asia: Report

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-07-03 15:01
The U.S. military is expanding its Central Asian supply routes to Afghanistan, fearing that the routes going through Pakistan could be endangered by deteriorating U.S.-Pakistani relations, The Washington Post reports.
Jul 1 2011

USS Dubuque Decommissions After 44 Years of Service

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2011-07-01 07:01
The Austin-Class amphibious transport dock ship USS Dubuque (LPD 8) was decommissioned by the Navy, June 30 at Naval Base San Diego.
Jun 30 2011

Work Begins on First Mobile Landing Platform

Navy News from Military.com - Thu, 2011-06-30 20:04
The Navy announced the start of construction of the first Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) ship at the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) shipyard in San Diego.
Jun 30 2011

AFRICOM: U.S. Aircraft Still Flying Libya Missions

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-06-30 14:01
U.S. Air Force and Navy aircraft are still flying hundreds of strike missions over Libya despite the Obama administration's claim that American forces are playing only a limited support role.
Jun 29 2011

Mullen: Protect $$ Aid To Nations at Risk

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-06-29 13:01
The United States must strike a fiscal balance so it can continue providing aid to nations on the verge of becoming failed states, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says.

 
 

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