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Oct 12 2011

Panetta to visit Asia later this month

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-10-12 15:08
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will make his first trip to Asia as Pentagon chief later this month as the United States works to bolster its relations with countries in the region.
Oct 12 2011

Panetta to U.S. Army: Branches Must Cooperate on Cuts

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-10-12 12:12
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta told top U.S. Army officials to resist "parochialism" as the Pentagon seeks to cut costs and told soldiers to expect a future with a smaller force in which reserve components play a vital and operational role.
Oct 11 2011

Chinese telecom firm tied to spy ministry

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-10-11 20:38
A U.S. intelligence report links China's largest telecommunications company to Beijing's KGB-like intelligence service and says the company recently got a quarter-billion dollars from the government.
Oct 11 2011

House to VA: Improve sexual assault reporting

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-10-11 16:55
The House of Representatives wants a March 1 deadline for the Veterans Affairs Department to improve how it tracks sexual assaults in its hospitals and clinics.
Oct 11 2011

Get Hacked, Don't Tell: Drone Base Didn't Report Virus - Tue, 2011-10-11 15:43
Officials at Creech Air Force Base knew for weeks about a virus infecting drones. But they it to themselves—and kept the unit that's supposed to be the Air Force's cybersecurity specialists in the dark.
Oct 11 2011

Barge With Navy Ammo Runs 'Hard Aground'

Coast Guard News - Tue, 2011-10-11 06:37
A container barge carrying thousands of pounds of Navy munitions ran "hard aground" early Monday morning near Anacortes, Washington, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.
Oct 10 2011

Defense-cut projections seen as risk to recruiting

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-10-10 20:31
Analysts warn that projected defense cuts would force the Pentagon to curtail recruiting inducements to the point of weakening the armed forces' ability to attract sufficient high-quality personnel.
Oct 10 2011

Close call with Hornet spurs training on GW

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-10-10 14:40
The carrier George Washington held a series of training sessions and reviewed safety procedures after two sailors were nearly hit by an F/A-18 Hornet attempting to land on the ship last month.
Oct 10 2011

Netherlands Ups Use of Vessel Protection Detachments

Aviation Week - Mon, 2011-10-10 13:36
The Netherlands will deploy 50 vessel protection detachments to protect vulnerable merchant ships from Somali pirates in 2012, ten times the number deployed so far this year.
Oct 10 2011

Computer virus hits U.S. drone fleet

CNN Top Stories - Mon, 2011-10-10 11:11
A computer virus has infected the cockpits of America's Predator and Reaper drones, logging pilots' every keystroke as they remotely fly missions over Afghanistan and other warzones.


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