Top Daily Stories for May 2010

May 30 2010

Mullins: Congress Should Wait on ?Don?t Ask? Repeal

The Wall Street Journal - - Sat, 2010-05-29 23:00
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Adm. Mike Mullen, said this morning that he?d prefer that Congress not overturn the ban on allowing openly gay people to serve in the military until the Defense Department has finished studying how such a repeal
May 26 2010

FS Niv?se Saves Nordneptun from Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Tue, 2010-05-25 23:00
A helicopter from the EU NAVFOR warship FS Nivocircse was launched against a pirate skiff leading to the disruption of a pirate attack against the merchant vessel Nordneptun off Zanzibar.
May 24 2010

Coast Guard Chief Sticks With BP

The Wall Street Journal - - Sun, 2010-05-23 23:00
Coast Guard Commandant Thad Allen said today that he would not recommend shoving aside BP despite Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's suggestion that the government would "push BP out of the way" if it didn't stop the oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico and adequately
May 23 2010

Warship FS Niv?se Fire Fight with Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Sat, 2010-05-22 23:00
EU NAVFOR warship returned fire after being shot at, outside of Mogadishu harbor May 20.
May 21 2010

ACB Awarded USCG Security Boat Contract

Maritime News - Vessels - Thu, 2010-05-20 23:00
ACB has been awarded a $37.7m, five-year contract to provide the U.S. Coast Guard up to 80 Transportable Port Security Boats (TPSB).
May 20 2010

Thoughts from Gen. Mattis

Small Wars Council - Wed, 2010-05-19 23:00
He makes some good points about over reliance on technology.
May 19 2010

Missile Defense Agency Responds to New York Times Article

Small Wars Council - Tue, 2010-05-18 23:00
Missile Defense Agency Responds to New York Times Article
May 14 2010

Navy Moves To Save The Ex-USS Iowa (BB-61)

USNI Blog - Thu, 2010-05-13 23:00
A few weeks after the USNI blog disclosed that the non-profit group once slated to receive the ex-USS IOWA (BB-61) was more hot air than substance, the Navy is now re-opening the bidding process for the ship.
May 12 2010

Afghanistan: Operation Moshtarak Lessons Learned

Small Wars Council - Tue, 2010-05-11 23:00
Afghanistan: Operation Moshtarak Lessons Learned
May 11 2010

PlanetSolar Solar Powered Ship

Maritime News - Vessels - Mon, 2010-05-10 23:00
Imtech N.V. is acting as technology partner of PlanetSolar, a solar energy powered ship.


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