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Sep 2 2011

India: Ship near Vietnam confronted by China

Navy Times - Fri, 2011-09-02 09:01
Indian officials say a naval vessel on a trip to Vietnam was warned by China that it was allegedly violating Chinese waters.
Sep 1 2011

Sweden Ready To Send Ground Troops To Libya

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-09-01 21:01
Sweden is prepared to send an air-supported ground troop contingent to Libya, independently or as part of a joint Nordic force, Prime Minister Fredrik Reinfeldt said.
Sep 1 2011

Spruance Begins Maiden Voyage

Navy News from - Thu, 2011-09-01 20:37
The newest Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer, the future USS Spruance (DDG 111), sailed away from the Bath Iron Works shipyard in Bath, Maine Sept. 1 on her maiden voyage to Key West, Fla.
Sep 1 2011

$2.2B in new Agent Orange claims paid

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-01 18:01
In the year since three diseases were added to the list of conditions presumed to be linked to the defoliant Agent Orange, the VA has paid $2.2 billion in benefits to 89,000 Vietnam veterans or survivors.
Sep 1 2011

Intercept fails in Hawaii missile defense test

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-01 16:01
The military says an interceptor missile failed to shoot down its intended target during a test off the Hawaiian island of Kauai.
Sep 1 2011

Army may cut 10 brigade combat teams

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-09-01 14:01
The Army may cut 10 of its 45 active-duty brigade combat teams as it works to meet President Obama’s order to slice defense spending, said an Army official familiar with the budget deliberations.
Aug 31 2011

Pentagon ponders budget cuts in face of 'perfect storm'

The Washington Times - Wed, 2011-08-31 15:58
The Pentagon is considering a range of options to meet a bipartisan call to greatly reduce defense spending in what is a "perfect storm" rocking the military's once-sturdy budget plans.
Aug 31 2011

China says aircraft carrier 'attained objectives'

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-31 11:01
China's first aircraft carrier "attained the anticipated objectives" during its maiden sea trial earlier this month, the country's defense ministry said.
Aug 30 2011

Gen. Amos: Larger Drawdown Possible for Marine Corps

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-08-30 19:01
The national budget crisis could force the U.S. Marine Corps to start cutting the force as soon as next fall, and below the 186,800-troop end strength some have pushed to maintain after the war in Afghanistan.
Aug 30 2011

Navy Times survey: New rules for new cammies

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-08-30 15:01
The Navy on Tuesday released comprehensive new rules for the new desert and woodland versions of the digital Navy working uniform.


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