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Feb 1 2016

China's Xi sets up five new 'battle zones' in military reform push

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2016-02-01 07:36
China on Monday inaugurated the military's five new "battle zones," the Defense Ministry said, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's efforts to reform the country's armed forces.
Feb 1 2016

Navy Seeks Answers as 2 LCSs Break Down in a Month

Military.com Navy - Mon, 2016-02-01 06:47
The Navy is expected to complete a report on the engine issues that sidelined two littoral combat ships in the span of 30 days, Lockheed Martin's vice president of littoral ship systems said.
Jan 31 2016

Navy's New Unmanned Warfare Chief Wants Faster Technology Development

Military.com Navy - Sun, 2016-01-31 05:33
The Navy's first director of unmanned weapons systems wants to speed up technology development and delivery to the Fleet.
Jan 31 2016

China strongly condemns U.S. for sending warship near island

The Washington Times - World - Sun, 2016-01-31 02:33
China strongly condemned the United States after a U.S. warship deliberately sailed near one of the Beijing-controlled islands in the hotly contested South China Sea.
Jan 30 2016

Cutlass Express 2016 Commences

Navy.mil Top Stories - Sat, 2016-01-30 16:31
Maritime forces from Eastern Africa, Western Indian Ocean island nations, Europe and the United States began the fifth iteration of the multinational maritime exercise Cutlass Express, Jan. 30.
Jan 30 2016

Report: David Petraeus chief will not be demoted

The Washington Times - Sat, 2016-01-30 15:47
Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter has decided not to impose further punishment on retired Gen. David Petraeus, who admitted sharing top secret information with his mistress.
Jan 30 2016

U.S. warship sails near island claimed by China in South China Sea

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2016-01-30 04:58
A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of an island claimed by China and two other nations in the South China Sea on Saturday.
Jan 30 2016

Obama forced again to rethink troop numbers in Afghanistan

The Washington Times - World - Sat, 2016-01-30 03:13
Fifteen years into the war that few Americans talk about any more, conditions in Afghanistan are getting worse, preventing the clean ending that President Obama hoped to impose before leaving office.
Jan 29 2016

Break Out the Sextant: Navy Teaching Celestial Navigation Again

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2016-01-29 17:24
Celestial navigation was long considered one of the most important requirements for mariners, but was largely discontinued a decade ago by the Navy.
Jan 29 2016

Lieutenant commander gets 3-plus years in prison

San Diego Union - Fri, 2016-01-29 16:56
Todd Dale Malaki is the second to be sentenced in the Navy bribery scandal helmed by “Fat” Leonard Francis.

 
 

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