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Dec 1 2011

Russia Said to Deliver Missiles to Syria

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-12-01 12:38
Russia has delivered supersonic cruise missiles to Syria despite the violence shaking the Arab country and Israel's furious condemnation of the deal, a news report said on Dec. 1.
Dec 1 2011

India Tests Nuke Missile With New Navigation

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-12-01 11:18
India says its Dec. 1 test of an Agni-I ballistic missile was routine, but some sources say it also was a test of an advanced navigation system.
Dec 1 2011

Navy report finds preferential treatment on Ponce

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-12-01 00:00
The Navy commander fired in April from her position as skipper of the amphibious ship Ponce gave preferential treatment to female officers and repeatedly put her crew's safety at risk, according to an investigation.
Nov 30 2011

Panel: Nigerian terrorists pose threat to U.S.

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-11-30 19:40
The Nigerian Islamist terrorist group Boko Haram poses an "emerging threat" to the United States and is set to join other al Qaeda affiliates in plotting attacks against the Unites States, a congressional panel says.
Nov 30 2011

For Army, Navy players it’s more than a game

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-11-30 18:05
Wednesday’s media day for 112th Army-Navy game was a reminder that this rivalry features players who will soon face dangers far greater than the triple option.
Nov 30 2011

USMC F-35B Training Likely To Begin in Aug. 2012

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-30 17:51
The Marine Corps could start training new students to fly its F-35B short take-off vertical landing version of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) in August 2012, a senior Defense official said.
Nov 30 2011

Transition Benefits: "Shipmates to Workmates" Transitions Talent Top Stories - Wed, 2011-11-30 17:01
Now that the Navy is notifying the more than 3,000 Sailors affected by Enlisted Retention Boards, six major commands have started a program to help transitioning sailors compete for federal jobs as civilians.
Nov 30 2011

Brazil Boosts Navy, But Fleet's Age, Size a Concern

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-11-30 10:53
As it bids for great-power status, Brazil is boosting its naval presence in the South Atlantic with an ambitious submarine program to protect its deep-water oil reserves and project growing influence.
Nov 29 2011

Report: China Aims at Sub Fleet of 100

The Chosun Ilbo - Tue, 2011-11-29 21:08
The Chinese navy is expected to procure 30 more submarines by 2020 and bring the total from the current 62 to 100 by 2030, Hong Kong's Ming Pao daily reports.
Nov 29 2011

House OKs easing airport screening for troops

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-11-29 20:53
The House on Tuesday voted unanimously to allow military travelers on official duty to get a special preference to move through airport security checks faster.


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