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Oct 17 2011

Chinese succession highlights military's role

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-10-17 09:33
Maneuvering over China's leadership succession is providing an opportunity for the military to exert greater influence, potentially leading to a more confrontational stance with neighbors and the United States.
Oct 16 2011

Navy's drone pilots to come from similar platforms

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-10-16 09:06
When the Navy rolls out new unmanned aerial vehicles, aviators and others who have already worked with similar aircraft will be first in line to operate the cutting-edge weapons, the Navy says.
Oct 15 2011

Gay troops say coming out has brought cheers, shrugs

Washington Post - Sat, 2011-10-15 19:43
Service members attending the first-ever convention for gay military personnel say they have received nothing but support or shrugs since coming out at work.
Oct 15 2011

Navy drops 4th consecutive game, 21-20

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-10-15 17:59
Rutgers blocked a go-ahead 34-yard field goal attempt by Navy's Jon Teague with 4:43 to play for its fourth consecutive win, a 21-20 triumph over struggling Navy.
Oct 15 2011

Submarine Mississippi floats in Groton dock

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-10-15 11:14
One of the next submarines to join the U.S. Fleet is a step closer to completion.
Oct 15 2011

China and Vietnam to work on military ties

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2011-10-15 01:22
China and Vietnam have agreed to strengthen military cooperation, increase contacts and establish a hotline for the two defense ministries, in a bid to cool tensions.
Oct 14 2011

Britain's Defense Minister Quits in Scandal

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2011-10-14 11:50
British Defense Minister Liam Fox resigned on Friday amid a furor over his friendship with a businessman with defense interests.
Oct 14 2011

War Injury With a Big Impact: Plain Old Headache

At War - Fri, 2011-10-14 11:24
A new study from Johns Hopkins University says headaches have been a leading cause of attrition in units deployed to Iraq and Afghanistan.
Oct 14 2011

France Used Infrared-Guided Missile in Libya

Aviation Week - Fri, 2011-10-14 05:50
The French air force is acknowledging the entry into service of an infrared-guided version of the AASM air-to-ground weapon air-to-ground weapon, used in Libya for the first time.
Oct 14 2011

Congress Nixes Light-Attack Aircraft Proposal

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-10-14 05:31
U.S. lawmakers continue to reject the Pentagon's attempts to deploy light-attack aircraft to Afghanistan as part of a combat experiment.


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