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Jul 19 2011

Pakistan navy surveillance drone crashes in Karachi

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2011-07-19 04:50
An unmanned Pakistan naval aircraft crashed in the southern city of Karachi Tuesday, but there was no damage on ground, police and naval officials said.
Jul 18 2011

Britain, U.S. Propose F-35 Fighter Swap

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-07-18 23:01
The United Kingdom has proposed trading F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft with the United States, according to a Pentagon letter to the U.S. Congress.
Jul 18 2011

Liberals see opportunity for big cuts in defense

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-07-18 21:10
The political left is pressing the White House and Congress to inflict a wave of Pentagon budget cuts not seen since the post-Cold War 1990s.
Jul 18 2011

Navy to Disestablish 29 NJROTC Units

Navy News from - Mon, 2011-07-18 19:49
The Navy announced that it will disestablish 29 Navy Junior Reserve Officers Training Corps (NJROTC) units, effective June 30, 2012.
Jul 18 2011

Study: U.S. pays a 35% more for defense as in 2001

Reuters - Mon, 2011-07-18 19:27
The U.S. military has essentially the same size, force structure and capabilities as it did a decade ago but costs 35 percent more, an independent public policy think tank says.
Jul 18 2011

Pentagon To Set Acquisition Oversight Meetings Earlier

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-07-18 19:01
The Pentagon will start holding top-level program oversight meetings earlier in the acquisition process, according to a senior U.S. Defense Department official.
Jul 18 2011

U.K. To Up Equipment Funds, Cut Active-Duty Troops

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-07-18 19:01
Britain has signaled the go-ahead to a series of equipment programs for the three armed services but balanced that with a plan to significantly cut Army manpower and replace frontline troops with more reservists.
Jul 15 2011

U.S. drawdown begins in Afghanistan

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2011-07-15 07:46
The first U.S. troops have left Afghanistan as part of President Barack Obama's planned drawdown of about a third of the 100,000 U.S. forces there during the next year.
Jul 14 2011

Eglin Air Force Base Gets 1st Production F-35

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-14 19:01
The U.S. Air Force F-35 Lightning II training wing at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., received its first Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Thursday.
Jul 14 2011

China's Silver Hawk UAV Program Advances

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-07-14 17:01
China has developed a UAV for use by the People's Liberation Army Navy (PLAN) for communications relay missions aboard vessels at sea.


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