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Jul 8 2010

U.S. Seeks an Albatross ? or 3 ? for Afghanistan

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Thu, 2010-07-08 00:00
To bolster the Afghan air force, the U.S. Navy is in the market for three Czech-made L-39C Albatros jets.
Jul 7 2010

Iraqi, U.S. Navies Partner to Bolster Iraq's Maritime Security

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2010-07-07 00:00
Through a partnership with the U.S. Navy and U.S. industry to help bolster Iraq's maritime security, the first group of 50 Iraqi Sailors receiving training at the Swiftships Shipbuilding facility in Morgan City, La., will graduate July 16.
Jul 7 2010

Again, Damage From an Airstrike Not Just On the Ground

At War - Wed, 2010-07-07 00:00
The accidental killing of what appeared to be an intrepid squad of Afghan troops was a particularly hard blow, and a reminder of just how much is at stake in General Petraeus' current review of the rules of engagement covering airstrikes.
Jul 6 2010

Who Tried to Kill Fang Xuanchang? - By Sam Geall

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2010-07-06 00:00
A chilling attack on a controversial science journalist in Beijing bodes poorly for scientific progress.
Jul 6 2010

USS Elrod Rescues Stranded Mariners Of Sunken Ship

Navy.mil Top Stories - Tue, 2010-07-06 00:00
The U.S. Navy frigate USS Elrod (FFG 55) rescued 16 Pakistani mariners stranded in a life raft near the wreckage of their fishing vessel 144 miles west of Socotra Island off the Horn of Africa July 5.
Jul 5 2010

Lockerbie Bomber Could Live Another 10 Years

Small Wars Council - Mon, 2010-07-05 14:46
According to a recent review which could be somewhat embarrassing for both the British government and the devolved government in Scotland. Convicted Lockerbie bomber Adelbert Ali Mohmed al-Megrahi could live up to 10 more years despite earlier known
Jul 4 2010

USS Constitution Underway to Celebrate Independence Day

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sun, 2010-07-04 00:00
USS Constitution and her crew got underway July 4 to celebrate the nation's independence from Great Britain.
Jul 1 2010

Westport Shipyard Launches Composite 43m Cutter

Maritime News - Vessels - Thu, 2010-07-01 00:00
Westport's launch of the Global Response Cutter (GRC-43) from its composite patrol vessel series (CPV) represents a significant milestone.
Jun 30 2010

CO Norfolk Naval Shipyard Relieved Due to 'Loss of Confidence'

Navy.mil Top Stories - Wed, 2010-06-30 00:00
The commanding officer of Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNS) was relieved of command by Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA) due to "loss of confidence" in his ability to command June 30.
Jun 30 2010

Drones, Not So Much. F-16s? Yes, Please.

At War - Wed, 2010-06-30 00:00
Video of F-16 fighter aircraft roaring through the skies figures prominently in the Pakistan air force's inspirational anthems.

 
 

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