Top Daily Stories for January 2011

Jan 30 2011

Navy Rescues 20 from Pirates

Maritime News - Security - Sun, 2011-01-30 22:01
The Indian Navy and the Coast Guard reportedly intercepted a vessel used by Somali pirates, 200 miles off Kochi in the Arabian Sea, following a joint operation.
Jan 30 2011

Top Marines Pledge to ‘Step Out Smartly’ to Comply With ‘Don’t Ask’ Repeal

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Sun, 2011-01-30 16:15
A new video by top leaders of the Marine Corps called on service members to value "diversity" and to "faithfully implement" the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."
Jan 25 2011

New Marine assault vehicle meets performance test

San Diego Union - Tue, 2011-01-25 23:18
General Dynamics continued its push to save the potentially doomed Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle, saying the Marines amphibious assault craft excelled during the latest round of performance testing completed at Camp Pendleton last week.
Jan 20 2011

South Korea says accepts North military talks

Reuters - Thu, 2011-01-20 07:32
South Korea's defense ministry said on Thursday it had decided to accept North Korea's proposal for high-level military talks in a bid to defuse tensions on the divided peninsula.
Jan 19 2011

Pendleton Marines see progress in Afghanistan

San Diego Union - Thu, 2011-01-20 00:21
Marines are expanding their relationships with tribal leaders in Afghanistan as violence subsides in several areas of Helmand province, the new deputy commander of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force said.
Jan 19 2011

China’s J-20 Fighter: Stealthy or Just Stealthy-Looking?

The Wall Street Journal - WSJ.com - Wed, 2011-01-19 10:39
How stealthy is China's J-20 fighter? Not very, says aviation analyst Richard Aboulafia, who took a close look at the aircraft.

Jan 17 2011

Will China's 'carrier killer' missile change Navy strategy?

San Diego Union - Mon, 2011-01-17 20:35
“Will this change how the Navy operates? The Navy has to take this into account. That means new training, new doctrine maybe. It may mean rethinking what aircraft carriers look like,” said Dean Cheng, a China scholar at the Heritage Foundation in Washington.
Jan 17 2011

MV Eagle Pirated in Somali Basin

Maritime News - Security - Mon, 2011-01-17 11:37
In the early hours of Monday 17 January, the bulk carrier MV Eagle was attacked and pirated by a single skiff, with pirates firing small arms and a Rocket Propelled Grenade before boarding the vessel.
Jan 17 2011

Rolls-Royce Strikes Deal to Power 10 U.S. Navy LCS

Maritime News - Vessels - Mon, 2011-01-17 11:00
Rolls-Royce announced the contract to supply gas turbines and waterjets for 10 of the U.S. Navy’s Littoral Combat Ships (LCS).
Jan 16 2011

Marines, Army more than meet their recruiting goals

San Diego Union - Sun, 2011-01-16 17:45
Combat forces raise their standards, require enlistees to wait.

 
 

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