Top Daily Stories

Aug 18 2011

Navy plans to arm Fire Scout UAV with missiles

Navy Times - Thu, 2011-08-18 10:01
The MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned aerial vehicle may soon head to sea with a major upgrade: air-to-surface missiles.
Aug 17 2011

Lockheed Martin: We've cut cost of building LCS

San Diego Union - Wed, 2011-08-17 20:24
Joe North, head of LCS for Lockheed, says during an interview that the company has sharply curtailed the cost of building the Freedom-class littoral combat ship.
Aug 17 2011

New Enterprise CO takes command

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-08-17 17:01
The Navy’s oldest carrier, the Enterprise, welcomed its final commanding officer Wednesday during a change of command ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk, Va.
Aug 17 2011

Turkish warplanes attack PKK targets in Iraq

Reuters (World) - Wed, 2011-08-17 15:16
Turkey sent warplanes to attack Kurdish targets in northern Iraq on Wednesday, military sources said, hours after a rebel attack in southeast Turkey killed a dozen soldiers.
Aug 17 2011

Turkish Aerospace Tests First Attack Copter

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-08-17 13:01
Turkish Aerospace Industries has successfully tested the first T129 attack helicopter it is producing with Italy's AgustaWestland, the company said Aug. 17.
Aug 17 2011

Indianapolis highway renamed for illl-fated WWII cruiser

Navy Times - Wed, 2011-08-17 08:01
Travelers in the state capital soon will see signs for the USS Indianapolis Memorial Highway.
Aug 17 2011

Chinese Carrier to Be Commissioned in August

The Chosun Ilbo - Tue, 2011-08-16 23:17
China's first aircraft carrier will be formally commissioned on Aug. 1 next year, an official news outlet reports. It will then be dispatched to the South China Sea, where China has some territorial disputes.
Aug 16 2011

Computer lab's Chinese-made parts raise spy concerns

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-08-16 20:08
A U.S. supercomputer laboratory engaged in classified military research concluded a recent deal involving Chinese-made components that is raising concerns in Congress about potential electronic espionage.
Aug 16 2011

Cutter Stratton completes acceptance trials

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-08-16 16:01
The Coast Guard’s third national security cutter has successfully completed acceptance trials, the final major milestone before the service takes the new ship into its fleet.
Aug 16 2011

Panetta raises specter of hollow force

Navy Times - Tue, 2011-08-16 16:01
Cutting national security beyond the $350 billion planned over the next decade would hollow the U.S. military and hurt troop morale, Defense Secretary Leon Panetta said.


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