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Apr 12 2010

USS Ashland Captures Pirates

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2010-04-12 00:00
At approximately 5:00 a.m. local time April 10, USS Ashland (LSD 48), was fired upon by a skiff manned by suspected pirates in the Gulf of Aden, approximately 330 nautical miles off the coast of Djibouti.
Apr 11 2010

De-constructing Sukhoi?s PAK-FA

USNI Blog - Sun, 2010-04-11 00:00
You may recall that when the PAK-FA first took flight earlier this year a quick analysis was run on these pages and those over at USNI with a note that more granular analyses would surely be forthcoming. One of the first out of the box was over at the
Apr 9 2010

McFaul Crew Captures Suspected Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Fri, 2010-04-09 00:00
The crew of the guided-missile destroyer USS McFaul captured 10 suspected pirates and rescued eight crewmembers from the Indian cargo dhow Faize Osamani near Salalah,
Apr 9 2010

Pirates Hijack Turkish Bulk Carrier

Maritime News - Security - Fri, 2010-04-09 00:00
The Turkish flagged Bulk Carrier Yasin C was hijacked on April 7 approximately 250 Nautical Miles east of Mombasa. The Yasin C, with deadweight of 36 318 tonnes,
Apr 9 2010

Afghan Marksmanship: Pointing, Not Aiming

At War - Fri, 2010-04-09 00:00
In the third in a series of posts on Afghan marksmanship, C.J. Chivers looks at some of the reasons behind the poor riflery skills of Afghan government troops.
Apr 8 2010

Karzai Unhinged?

Foreign Policy - Thu, 2010-04-08 00:00

The concerns about Afghanistan's volatile president are legitimate, but allies shouldn't lose sight of the big picture.

Apr 8 2010

U.S. Outposts in the Crosshairs

Foreign Policy - Thu, 2010-04-08 00:00
Five embassies on high alert.
Apr 8 2010

Keel Laid for First Egyptian Navy Fast Missile Craft

Navy.mil Top Stories - Thu, 2010-04-08 00:00
The keel for the first Egyptian Navy Fast Missile Craft (FMC) was authenticated April 7 during a ceremony at VT Halter Marine shipyard in Pascagoula, Miss.
Apr 8 2010

Hijacked Tanker Arrives off Somalia

Maritime News - Security - Thu, 2010-04-08 00:00
The Marshal Islands flagged, crude oil tanker Samho Dream, previously reported hijacked approximately 600 nautical miles off the Somali coast in the early hours
Apr 8 2010

Solar Powered Wavepiercer Cat

Maritime News - Vessels - Thu, 2010-04-08 00:00
On March 31, 2010 the roof at the HDW Shipyard in Kiel, Germany slid open to reveal to the daylight the what is claimed to be the world's largest solar powered vessel,

 
 

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