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Aug 18 2011

Construction Commences on Future USS Milwaukee (LCS-5) Top Stories - Thu, 2011-08-18 15:01
Naval Sea Systems Command announced Aug. 18 that fabrication of the future USS Milwaukee, the fifth ship of the littoral combat ship class, has begun at Marinette Marine Corp. Shipyard in Marinette, Wis.
Aug 18 2011

Pentagon Clears F-35 Test Fleet to Fly Again

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-08-18 12:01
The F-35 Lightning II test fleet has been cleared for flight, but the U.S. Air Force's production aircraft at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., are still grounded.
Aug 18 2011

Structural work on Ford carrier at halfway point

Virginian-Pilot - Thu, 2011-08-18 10:46
Structural work of the Gerald R. Ford aircraft carrier at a Virginia shipyard has reached its halfway point.
Aug 18 2011

Navy plans to arm Fire Scout UAV with missiles

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-08-18 10:01
The MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle may soon head to sea with a major upgrade: air-to-surface missiles.
Aug 17 2011

Lockheed Martin: We've cut cost of building LCS

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-08-17 20:24
Joe North, head of LCS for Lockheed, says during an interview that the company has sharply curtailed the cost of building the Freedom-class littoral combat ship.
Aug 17 2011

New Enterprise CO takes command

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-08-17 17:01
The Navy’s oldest carrier, the Enterprise, welcomed its final commanding officer Wednesday during a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va.
Aug 17 2011

Turkish warplanes attack PKK targets in Iraq

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2011-08-17 15:16
Turkey sent warplanes to attack Kurdish targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday, military sources said, hours after a rebel attack in southeast Turkey killed a dozen soldiers.
Aug 17 2011

Turkish Aerospace Tests First Attack Copter

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-17 13:01
Turkish Aerospace Industries has successfully tested the first T129 attack helicopter it is producing with Italy's AgustaWestland, the company said Aug. 17.
Aug 17 2011

Indianapolis highway renamed for illl-fated WWII cruiser

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-08-17 08:01
Travelers in the state capital soon will see signs for the USS Indianapolis Memorial Highway.
Aug 17 2011

Chinese Carrier to Be Commissioned in August

The Chosun Ilbo - Tue, 2011-08-16 23:17
China's first aircraft carrier will be formally commissioned on Aug. 1 next year, an official news outlet reports. It will then be dispatched to the South China Sea, where China has some territorial disputes.


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