Top Daily Stories

Jul 27 2011

Top architect proposes new type of frigate for the Navy

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-07-27 11:54
A Virginia company has been talking to Navy leadership about a ship that would be smaller and lighter than conventional frigates but more heavily armed.
Jul 26 2011

Dempsey: Pay, Benefits Part of Budget Debate

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-07-26 19:01
The nominee to be the next chairman of the Joint Chiefs sounded an increasingly familiar refrain at his July 26 confirmation hearing: Tight budgets and tough choices are on the horizon and "everything is back on the table."
Jul 26 2011

Navy, shipbuilder agree on Zumwalt destroyers

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-07-26 19:01
The Navy and Bath Iron Works have come to terms on the second and third ships of a new class of destroyers to be built at the Maine shipyard.
Jul 26 2011

USS Boxer Sailor Missing At Sea Top Stories - Tue, 2011-07-26 15:01
U.S. Navy ships and aircraft are searching for a Sailor from USS Boxer (LHD 4) who went missing while the ship was conducting maritime security operations in the Gulf of Aden today.
Jul 26 2011

N. Korea Reportedly Readying Rare Tri-Service Drill

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-07-26 14:01
North Korea is preparing a military exercise involving its army, navy and air force, which could be launched this week in the tense Yellow Sea, according to South Korean reports.
Jul 26 2011

USNI Welcomes a New CEO

USNI - Featured Content - Tue, 2011-07-26 08:28
Recently retired Vice Admiral Peter H. Daly, U.S. Navy, takes the helm of the U.S. Naval Institute in Annapolis, Md., on July 27.
Jul 26 2011

Navy's Next Laser Mashes Up Machine Guns and Death Rays - Tue, 2011-07-26 07:00
Boeing and BAE Systems announced Monday they’re developing a solid-state laser weapon demonstration model for shipboard defense.
Jul 26 2011

Homelessness among Iraq, Afghanistan vets rises

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-07-26 00:01
More than 10,000 Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are homeless or in programs aimed at keeping them off the streets, a number that has doubled three times since 2006, according to the DVA.
Jul 25 2011

Military Recruiting, Retention Remain Strong

A bumper crop of new high school graduates who joined the military in June helped the Defense Department continue its strong recruiting and retention streak.
Jul 25 2011

DoD Launches Cyber Strategy Website

Defense Department officials announced July 25 the launch of a new website to highlight the department's first unified strategy for cyberspace.


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