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May 19 2015

Newest carrier $370M over cost cap by Pentagon estimate

Virginian-Pilot - Tue, 2015-05-19 16:26
The second aircraft carrier in the Navy's new Gerald R. Ford class is now estimated to exceed a cap imposed by Congress by at least $370 million, according to the Pentagon's independent cost office.
May 19 2015

Winnefeld: N. Korea 'many years' from submarine missile

The Washington Times - World - Tue, 2015-05-19 12:46
North Korea is "many years" away from being able to launch ballistic missiles from a submarine but that capability could eventually pose a threat, a top U.S. military officer says.
May 18 2015

Navy Lays Keel for PCU Indiana

Navy.mil Top Stories - Mon, 2015-05-18 12:37
The U.S. Navy held a keel laying ceremony for the Virginia-class submarine Pre-Commissioning Unit (PCU) Indiana (SSN-789) at Huntington Ingalls Industries, Newport News Shipbuilding, May 16.
May 18 2015

Islamic State says it has full control of Iraq's Ramadi

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:53
Islamic State militants said they had taken full control of the western Iraqi city of Ramadi on Sunday in the biggest defeat for the Baghdad government since last summer.
May 18 2015

Saudi-led air strikes hit Yemen's Aden after truce expires

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2015-05-18 03:26
Air strikes by Saudi-led forces hit Houthi rebel positions in and around the southern Yemeni city of Aden overnight, residents said, after a five-day humanitarian truce expired on Sunday night.
May 17 2015

Marines: 1 killed, 21 hurt after Osprey's hard landing

Virginian-Pilot - Sun, 2015-05-17 22:45
The Marine Corps says one Marine has died after an Osprey aircraft made a hard landing in Hawaii and the 21 other people on board were taken to hospitals.
May 17 2015

Women in combat: Test failures raise questions about how many can succeed

The Washington Times - Sun, 2015-05-17 22:10
Military women washing out in two major tests this spring raises the question of whether a large enough female population exists to produce significant numbers of officers for front-line ground combat, an Army professor says.
May 17 2015

Nepal U.S. helicopter crash dead identified

USA Today - Sun, 2015-05-17 04:40
The eight were aboard the UH-1Y Huey helicopter when it went missing Tuesday, following a 7.3 magnitude earthquake.
May 16 2015

China Making Some Missiles More Powerful

The New York Times - Sat, 2015-05-16 18:00
The move is particularly notable because the technology of miniaturizing warheads and putting three or more atop a single missile has been in Chinese hands for decades.
May 16 2015

China Stands by Its Claims Over Reefs

The New York Times - Sat, 2015-05-16 12:39
Top diplomat, meeting with Secretary of State John Kerry, says its focus on island-building in the South China Sea is unshaken by rising tensions.

 
 

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