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Jun 21 2010

EOD Det Defuses World War II Bomb on Naval Base Guam

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2010-06-21 00:00
A four-man team from Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Detachment (Det) Marianas successfully defused a World War II-era 1,000 pound bomb aboard U.S. Naval Base Guam June 19.
Jun 21 2010

What?s It Like to Get Zapped by Pentagon?s ?Pain Ray??

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Mon, 2010-06-21 00:00
The military has now confirmed that the Active Denial System, a futuristic crowd-control device, has been shipped to Afghanistan. Washington Wire explains what it is like to be zapped.
Jun 20 2010

First European Jail Sentences for Somali Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Sun, 2010-06-20 19:19
It has been reported that the five Somali pirates recently tried by the Rotterdam courts for the failed hijack of the Sananyolu, have been sentenced to five years’ imprisonment.
Jun 20 2010

Streamlined System Sought to Put Vessels to Work on Spill Clean-Up

Maritime News - Vessels - Sun, 2010-06-20 00:00
The Offshore Marine Service Association (OMSA) has proposed to BP and the U.S. Coast Guard that they create a smooth, efficient system to be sure vessel owners know what marine assets are needed to combat the Gulf oil spill, and to share with the Incident
Jun 19 2010

Battleship Texas in the News

Naval History Blog - Sat, 2010-06-19 00:00
In a 15 June 2010 Houston Chronicle article entitled “Near-Sinking Of Battleship Texas A ‘Wake-Up Call’“, Amanda Casanova writes: Millions of dollars and major repairs have kept the iconic Battleship Texas afloat over the years, but last weekend it was
Jun 18 2010

USS San Jacinto Excels at Counter-Piracy Mission

Navy.mil Top Stories - Fri, 2010-06-18 00:00
During the first five months of her deployment, the Ticonderoga class guided-missile cruiser USS San Jacinto (CG 56) has interdicted several skiffs, captured pirates and played a key role in keeping sea lanes safe.
Jun 17 2010

Realism in Afghanistan

Small Wars Council - Thu, 2010-06-17 00:00
Realism in Afghanistan by Anthony Cordesman.
Jun 16 2010

Austal Launches Wind Express Series

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2010-06-16 00:00
Austal has unveiled its new range of high speed transfer vessels specifically designed for the burgeoning offshore wind farm industry.
Jun 16 2010

Austal Launches Wind Express Series

Maritime News - Vessels - Wed, 2010-06-16 00:00
Austal has unveiled its new range of high speed transfer vessels specifically designed for the burgeoning offshore wind farm industry.
Jun 15 2010

Turkish Dilemma

Foreign Policy - Tue, 2010-06-15 00:00
Once a reliable Western ally, Turkey is now going its own way in the Middle East. And nobody in Washington or Brussels knows what to do about it.

 
 

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