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Sep 22 2011

Navy Successfully Runs DDG 1000 Round Testing

Navy News from - Thu, 2011-09-22 20:45
The long range land attack projectile (LRLAP), designed for the DDG 1000 Advanced Gun System, successfully completed two live-fire tests at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico, the Navy announced.
Sep 22 2011

Russian Nuclear Sub Lightly Damaged in Collision

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-09-22 16:01
A Russian nuclear-powered submarine suffered light damage to its hull after being hit by a fishing boat in the Pacific and is undergoing repairs in port, naval officials said.
Sep 22 2011

Navy Adjusts SUBPAY to Meet Sub Critical Manning Needs Top Stories - Thu, 2011-09-22 16:01
To improve senior enlisted manning aboard submarines, the Navy announced adjustments to the Submarine Duty Incentive Pay on Wednesday.
Sep 22 2011

One-third of troop suicides told someone of plans

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-22 16:01
A third of military personnel who committed suicide last year had told at least one person they planned to take their own lives, a newly released Defense Department report says.
Sep 22 2011

Bill would create ID card for all veterans

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-22 16:01
Two veterans serving in the House of Representatives have introduced legislation to have the government provide identification cards to all veterans, not just military retirees.
Sep 22 2011

German Navy Gets Capability to Strike Targets on Land

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-09-22 14:01
The German navy has received its first series-production RBS15 Mk3 type missile, giving the service the capability to attack land targets from sea for the first time.
Sep 22 2011

Senator: High veteran dropout rate disturbing

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-22 14:01
Eight of the 10 schools receiving the most Post-9/11 GI Bill funds last year are for-profit institutions with dropout rates as high as 69 percent.
Sep 22 2011

Mullen: Pakistan, corruption mar Afghan gains

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-22 12:01
The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs accused Pakistan of “exporting violence” to Afghanistan, saying that jeopardizes not only frayed U.S.-Pak ties but also the prospects for success in Afghanistan.
Sep 22 2011

Chief says cuts will lessen SOC abilities to to meet demands

Washington Post - Thu, 2011-09-22 11:36
Adm. William McRaven warned Congress that deep budget cuts across the military services will hurt special operations and make it difficult to meet the pent-up demand for his units.
Sep 22 2011

Panetta, Mullen to testify on Iraq, budget cuts

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-22 07:01
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Adm. Mike Mullen, the soon-to-retire chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, testify today at a Senate hearing.


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