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Sep 12 2011

Twenty years after Tailhook, a changed Navy

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-09-12 21:05
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 20:34
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 18:01
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 18:01
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 15:01
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 14:59
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 12:01
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 12:01
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.
Sep 12 2011

Attacks show need for cyber intelligence, study says

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-09-12 08:01
A new study warns that the U.S. must develop cyber intelligence as a new and better coordinated government discipline that can predict computer-related threats and deter them.
Sep 10 2011

Navy struggles to build gator fleet on a budget

Navy Times - Sat, 2011-09-10 10:01
When it comes to sizing the Navy’s amphibious force, there are three numbers: The number the Navy needs, the number it’ll settle for and the number it actually has.


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