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Jul 27 2011

Rebuffed by U.S. Navy, Lawmakers Order New LCS Study

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-07-27 20:01
A California congressman, recently rebuffed by the U.S. Navy in asking the service to review its Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) program, has turned to the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to further examine the project.
Jul 27 2011

1st Catapult Launch for F-35C Joint Strike Fighter

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-07-27 20:01
For the first time, an F-35C Joint Strike Fighter was launched Wednesday by a steam catapult, a significant milestone in the test program to qualify the aircraft for carrier operations.
Jul 27 2011

Adm. Papp Testifies at Arctic Hearing

Coast Guard News - Wed, 2011-07-27 19:03
Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Bob Papp testified before a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee on defending U.S. economic interests in the changing Arctic July 27.
Jul 27 2011

Mabus revokes imprisoned veteran’s Silver Star

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-07-27 16:01
In a highly unusual move, the Navy secretary has stripped a Silver Star awarded to a retired captain and Vietnam swift boat veteran who is in a federal prison.
Jul 27 2011

Marine Gen. Amos supports F-35 program

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-07-27 15:38
The commandant of the Marine Corps on Wednesday said that the much-maligned Joint Strike Fighter Program will play an essential role in preserving America's military force in the future.
Jul 27 2011

China Tells U.S. to Halt Spy Plane Flights

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-07-27 14:01
China has demanded that the United States stop spy plane flights near the Chinese coast, saying they have "severely harmed" trust between the two countries, state-run media reported July 27.
Jul 27 2011

Navy Seeking Applicants for LDO/CWO Programs

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2011-07-27 12:01
The Navy announced July 27 it is seeking applications from highly qualified Sailors in pay grades E-6 through E-9 for the Fiscal Year 2013 Active Limited Duty Officer (LDO) and Chief Warrant Officer (CWO) programs.
Jul 27 2011

Top architect proposes new type of frigate for the Navy

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-07-27 10:54
A Virginia company has been talking to Navy leadership about a ship that would be smaller and lighter than conventional frigates but more heavily armed.
Jul 26 2011

Dempsey: Pay, Benefits Part of Budget Debate

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-07-26 18:01
The nominee to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs sounded an increasingly familiar refrain at his July 26 confirmation hearing: Tight budgets and tough choices are on the horizon and "everything is back on the table."
Jul 26 2011

Navy, shipbuilder agree on Zumwalt destroyers

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-07-26 18:01
The Navy and Bath Iron Works have come to terms on the second and third ships of a new class of destroyers to be built at the Maine shipyard.

 
 

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