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Aug 5 2011

Japanese Inventor Develops Flying Sphere Drone

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-08-05 10:01
A Japanese defense researcher has invented a spherical observation drone that can fly down narrow alleys, hover on the spot, take off vertically and bounce along the ground.
Aug 5 2011

2nd Indian AF Jet Crashes Within a Week

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-08-05 10:01
The Indian Air Force lost its second aircraft of the week when a British Jaguar crashed Friday; a Russian-made MiG-21 went down Aug. 2.
Aug 5 2011

Beachmaster CO fired over ethics allegations

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-08-05 10:01
The Navy fired its 16th commanding officer of 2011 Friday over allegations of ethics violations uncovered during an inquiry into misuse of government resources.
Aug 5 2011

Libyan rebels: NATO strike killed Gadhafi’s son

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-08-05 07:01
Libya's rebels say they have reports that Moammar Gadhafi's youngest son, who commands one of the regime's top military brigades, was killed in a NATO airstrike.
Aug 5 2011

Obama to unveil jobs push for veterans

CNN Top Stories - Fri, 2011-08-05 00:05
President Barack Obama will outline a new initiative Friday that aims to help former members of the military find private sector jobs, part of a renewed job creation effort focusing on unemployed veterans.
Aug 4 2011

Morocco Takes Delivery of F-16 Jets

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-08-04 21:01
Morocco took delivery on Aug. 4 of a first batch of 24 F-16 fighter jets from the United States as part of its air force modernization program, a senior U.S .officer said.
Aug 4 2011

Vietnam Sees Sub Fleet in 6 Years

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-08-04 21:01
Vietnam will have a submarine fleet within six years, its defense minister reportedly has confirmed.
Aug 4 2011

France To Pull Carrier from Libya for Maintenance

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-08-04 21:01
France says its aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle will return home for maintenance next week from the NATO-led mission over Libya.
Aug 4 2011

Obama opens 'revolving door' for Defense nominee

The Washington Times - Thu, 2011-08-04 19:11
Ethics forms show that despite Ashton Carter's reputation as an academic, the president's nominee to be deputy defense secretary earned significant income in recent years from the defense industry.
Aug 4 2011

Adm. Roughead: Layoffs, ship cuts may be on horizon

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-08-04 17:05
The Navy will probably cut sailors and could decommission ships because of the $400 billion in military budget reductions passed Monday, Adm. Gary Roughead said Thursday.


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