Top Daily Stories for June 2011

Jun 30 2011

Work Begins on First Mobile Landing Platform

Navy News from Military.com - Thu, 2011-06-30 20:04
The Navy announced the start of construction of the first Mobile Landing Platform (MLP) ship at the General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) shipyard in San Diego.
Jun 30 2011

AFRICOM: U.S. Aircraft Still Flying Libya Missions

Defense News – Naval - Thu, 2011-06-30 14:01
U.S. Air Force and Navy aircraft are still flying hundreds of strike missions over Libya despite the Obama administration's claim that American forces are playing only a limited support role.
Jun 29 2011

Mullen: Protect $$ Aid To Nations at Risk

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-06-29 13:01
The United States must strike a fiscal balance so it can continue providing aid to nations on the verge of becoming failed states, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff says.
Jun 29 2011

Pakistan Tells U.S. To Leave 'Drone' Attack Base

Defense News – Naval - Wed, 2011-06-29 13:01
Pakistan has told the United States to leave a remote desert air base—reportedly used as a hub for covert CIA drone attacks—the defense minister was quoted as saying June 29.
Jun 28 2011

Iran Fires Medium-Range Missile in War Game

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-06-28 20:01
Iran's Revolutionary Guards fired 14 missiles in a June 28 exercise, one of them a medium-range weapon capable of striking Israel or U.S. targets in the Gulf, state media said. T
Jun 28 2011

RAND study casts doubt on victory in Afghanistan

The Washington Times - Tue, 2011-06-28 19:59
The 10-year-old war in Afghanistan could end in a U.S. defeat because of a lack of crucial factors historically necessary to counterinsurgency victories, a new Rand Corp. study says.
Jun 28 2011

Taiwan Supersonic Missile Test Flops

Defense News – Naval - Tue, 2011-06-28 14:01
Taiwan's defense ministry on June 28 confirmed reports that a new supersonic anti-ship missile had missed its target during a routine naval drill in the latest in a series of setbacks.
Jun 27 2011

Sweeping Reforms Proposed at U.K. Defense Ministry

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-06-27 22:01
Service chiefs would be given control of their own budgets and a new Joint Forces Command would be formed as part of radical changes proposed for the British Ministry of Defense.
Jun 27 2011

Iran Unveils Underground Missile Silo: State TV

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-06-27 22:01
Iran's Revolutionary Guards on June 27 unveiled an "underground missile silo," which it said will allow the launch of the country's long-range ballistic missiles, state television reported.
Jun 26 2011

Karzai: Pakistan firing missiles into Afghanistan

The Washington Times - Sun, 2011-06-26 12:26
Afghan President Hamid Karzai on Sunday accused Pakistan of firing 470 rockets into two eastern Afghan provinces over the past three weeks.

 
 

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