Top Daily Stories for January 2016

Jan 31 2016

Navy's New Unmanned Warfare Chief Wants Faster Technology Development

Military.com Navy - Sun, 2016-01-31 05:33
The Navy's first director of unmanned weapons systems wants to speed up technology development and delivery to the Fleet.
Jan 30 2016

U.S. warship sails near island claimed by China in South China Sea

Reuters (World) - Sat, 2016-01-30 04:58
A U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of an island claimed by China and two other nations in the South China Sea on Saturday.
Jan 29 2016

Break Out the Sextant: Navy Teaching Celestial Navigation Again

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2016-01-29 17:24
Celestial navigation was long considered one of the most important requirements for mariners, but was largely discontinued a decade ago by the Navy.
Jan 29 2016

Lieutenant commander gets 3-plus years in prison

San Diego Union - Fri, 2016-01-29 16:56
Todd Dale Malaki is the second to be sentenced in the Navy bribery scandal helmed by “Fat” Leonard Francis.
Jan 29 2016

Navy Commander Pleads Guilty in 'Fat Leonard' Case

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2016-01-29 07:09
A Navy commander who has been one of the last holdouts fighting bribery charges in the "Fat" Leonard scandal pleaded guilty Thursday.
Jan 29 2016

Chinese military force to take lead on cyber, space defense

Reuters (World) - Fri, 2016-01-29 05:50
A new Chinese military outfit will lead the country's push to enhance its cyber warfare, space security and online espionage capabilities, Chinese military observers and analysts said.
Jan 29 2016

Navy to Christen Littoral Combat Ship Sioux City

Maritime News - Vessels - Fri, 2016-01-29 04:53
The Navy will christen its newest Freedom variant littoral combat ship, USS Sioux City (LCS-11), during a ceremony Saturday in Marinette, Wis.
Jan 28 2016

Not 'Top Gun' yet: China struggles with warplane engine technology

Reuters (World) - Thu, 2016-01-28 22:33
China has built a potent military machine over the past 30 years but is struggling to develop advanced engines that would allow its warplanes to match Western fighters in combat,sources say.
Jan 22 2016

FIrst of 9 Defendants Sentenced in Navy Bribery Case

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2016-01-22 07:40
The first of nine defendants in a massive U.S. Navy bribery case was sentenced to 27 months in prison Thursday for providing classified information to a Malaysian defense contractor.
Jan 22 2016

Naval Academy Community Responds: Keep the 'Man' in 'Midshipman'

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2016-01-22 06:47
Should the Navy change the title of "midshipman"?

 
 

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