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Nov 14 2011

Navy's first hybrid-drive warship goes into action

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-11-14 14:56
The Makin Island departed on its maiden deployment, bound to prove that the Navy’s first half electric, half gas warship can cut it in real-life scenarios.
Nov 13 2011

Karzai calls meeting of 2,000 Afghans to debate U.S. ties

Washington Post - War Zones - Sun, 2011-11-13 12:37
The Afghan government will convene more than 2,000 Afghans from across the country this week to debate the country’s future relationship with the United States.
Nov 13 2011

U.S. To Buy Decommissioned British Harrier Jets

Defense News – Naval - Sun, 2011-11-13 12:13
Britain has agreed to sell all of its 74 decommissioned Harrier jump jets, along with engines and spare parts, to the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps.
Nov 12 2011

Medgar Evers' widow christens Navy ship

San Diego Union - Sat, 2011-11-12 16:15
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus fulfills an old promise, finding a way to preserve the memory of slain civil rights leader Medgar Evers.
Nov 12 2011

Post Afghanistan, what next for Air Force UAV Ops?

Aviation Week - Sat, 2011-11-12 02:02
The Iraq and Afghanistan conflicts have forced the Air Force to bolster its unmanned aircraft fleet and activities to a massive extent. But what happens once those conflicts draw down or end?
Nov 11 2011

Carrier Classic a hit with players, sailors

San Diego Union - Fri, 2011-11-11 23:56
The Coronado-based Carl Vinson turned its flight deck into a believable basketball stadium Friday evening, in honor of Veterans Day. Sailors who work there marveled at the transformation.
Nov 11 2011

Obama observes Veterans Day at Arlington

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-11-11 12:52
Heralding the end of one war and the drawdown of another, President Obama observed Veterans Day on Friday by urging Americans to hire the thousands of servicemen and women coming home.
Nov 11 2011

Report Says UAE Will Receive 'Bunker Busters'

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-11-11 12:42
The United States has plans to provide thousands of advanced "bunker-busting" bombs to the United Arab Emirates as part of efforts to contain Iran, The Wall Street Journal reported Nov. 11.
Nov 10 2011

Navy inks deal to put laser-guided missiles on drones

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-11-10 21:48
With a $17 million contract, the Navy has taken the first step in arming its fleet of drone helicopters with laser-guided missiles to blast enemy targets.
Nov 10 2011

U.S. Marines to Be Based in Darwin: Report

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-11-10 19:38
U.S. President Barack Obama will use a visit to Australia next week to announce that America will begin stationing Marines at a base in Darwin, reports said on Nov. 11.


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