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Sep 13 2011

Pentagon looks to cut Afghan training costs

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-09-13 13:01
The Pentagon is trying to cut the cost of one of its main efforts in Afghanistan, the building of army and police forces able to secure the country after international forces leave.
Sep 13 2011

Russia, N. Korea To Hold Joint Military Exercises

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-09-13 12:01
Russia and North Korea will stage their first joint military exercises next year after agreeing to expand their ties during Kim Jong-Il's visit to Russia last month, a general said.
Sep 12 2011

Twenty years after Tailhook, a changed Navy

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-09-12 22:05
The 1991 convention, where naval aviators fresh from Operation Desert Storm grabbed women’s private parts during a drunken late-night “gauntlet” game, forced a sea change in flyboy circles.
Sep 12 2011

CG Cutter to be Named for Joshua James

Coast Guard News - Mon, 2011-09-12 21:34
The fifth of eight planned national security cutters for the Coast Guard will named in honor of a man credited with saving more than 600 lives in the span of a nearly 60-year career in the U.S. Life-Saving Service.
Sep 12 2011

U.S. Senators Push for F-16 Sales to Taiwan

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-09-12 19:01
Two U.S. senators have introduced bipartisan legislation demanding that President Obama sell Taiwan no fewer than 66 advanced F-16 fighter jets despite Beijing's fierce objections.
Sep 12 2011

Panetta Meets With Aerospace Industry

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-09-12 19:01
U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta meets today with aerospace industry leaders amid a debate over future Pentagon spending.
Sep 12 2011

Navy announces eight flag assignments

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 16:01
Eight flag officers stationed in the U.S. and abroad will take on new posts, Navy leaders announced Monday.
Sep 12 2011

Armed Services chairman: Obama is anti-military

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 15:59
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said the president views U.S. military power as a negative force and plans to "gut" defense spending through the congressional deficit-reduction committee.
Sep 12 2011

What's The Price Tag For a Production F-35?

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-09-12 13:01
It's tough to say. The JSF program office has one estimate. The Pentagon's Office of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation has another.
Sep 12 2011

McKeon warns of ‘gamesmanship’ on defense cuts

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 13:01
The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said the debt ceiling and deficit reduction law enacted in August contains bad choices for Republicans worried about defense spending.


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