Top Daily Stories for October 2014

Oct 30 2014

Dempsey: Iraqi Shiites must back expanded mission

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-30 18:59
U.S. military leaders want to expand the advise-and-assist mission into Iraq's Anbar province and put combat advisers on the ground to help support the fight against Islamic State militants.
Oct 30 2014

Pentagon officials: No hope for budget soon; tech development vital

Marine Corps Times - Thu, 2014-10-30 06:04
The Pentagon's chief financial officer says he is "not super optimistic" about Congress reaching a budget deal once the current continuing resolution expires on Dec. 11.
Oct 30 2014

China says military conduct talks with U.S. to speed up

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-10-30 05:45
China says it agreed with the United States earlier this month to speed up talks on a mutual reporting mechanism on major military operations and a code of safe conduct.
Oct 29 2014

Russia successfully test-fires new Bulava ICBM

Marine Corps Times - Wed, 2014-10-29 14:20
The Russian navy has successfully test-fired a new intercontinental ballistic missile, proving its reliability after a long and troublesome development.
Oct 27 2014

Lockheed, Pentagon agree on eighth F-35 lot

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-10-27 18:11
Lockheed Martin has reached an agreement with the Pentagon to procure the eighth lot of F-35 joint strike fighters, including the first stealthy jets for Israel and Japan.
Oct 27 2014

USS Ingraham to be decommissioned following its return to Everett

Navy Times - Mon, 2014-10-27 16:05
The guided-missile frigate USS Ingraham and a crew of about 200 sailors return to their home port at Everett on Thursday for the last time.
Oct 27 2014

SOCOM wants to start data mining the open web

Marine Corps Times - Mon, 2014-10-27 14:37
U.S. Special Operations Command is building an open-source data-mining program that will run automatic keyword searches across a variety of websites and databases.
Oct 26 2014

Marines end mission in Afghanistan after 13 years

Marine Corps Times - Sun, 2014-10-26 15:48
Marines in Afghanistan handed over the Corps' last remaining base there to Afghan National Army troops Sunday, marking the official end of the service's primary work in support of the war.
Oct 24 2014

Swedish military calls off hunt for suspected submarine

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2014-10-24 01:30
The Swedish military said on Friday that it had called of its search for a suspected foreign submarine in waters off Stockholm after a week-long hunt.
Oct 23 2014

China says it wants closer military ties with Iran

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2014-10-23 02:41
China wants to have closer military ties with Iran, the Chinese defense minister told the visiting head of the Iranian navy on Thursday, state media reported.


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