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Feb 17 2016

North Korea ready for new nuclear test, analysts warn

The Telegraph (U.K.) - Wed, 2016-02-17 02:22
North Korea is capable of carrying out a fifth nuclear test "with little or no warning", analysts warn, and may do so in response to sanctions being discussed by the U.N. Security Council.
Feb 16 2016

U.S.-led coalition stages 30 strikes in Syria, Iraq against Islamic State

Reuters (World) - Tue, 2016-02-16 07:54
The United States and its allies targeted Islamic State with 30 strikes in Syria and Iraq on Monday, the Combined Joint Task Force leading the operations said in a statement.
Feb 14 2016

Navy May Install Railgun for Zumwalt-Class Destroyer

Military.com Navy - Sun, 2016-02-14 18:27
The U.S. Navy is considering whether to equip a Zumwalt-class destroyer with an electromagnetic railgun under development.
Feb 12 2016

CNO: Navy to Hit Seven-Month Deployments by End of Year

Military.com Navy - Fri, 2016-02-12 16:40
The Navy's top officer says the service is in shape to return to a seven-month deployment model by the end of 2016.
Feb 10 2016

Navy to Poll Fleet for Input on Ditching 'Seaman' Title, Among Others

Military.com Navy - Wed, 2016-02-10 13:09
The master chief petty officer of the Navy is bringing 10 other master chiefs to Washington, D.C. to assist in a mission to make ratings and titles gender-neutral.
Feb 3 2016

Army to Let Women Apply for Infantry and Armor Jobs by This Spring

Military.com Navy - Wed, 2016-02-03 07:05
The Army's chief of staff says that female soldiers could begin training to serve in direct combat arms jobs such as infantry and armor by this spring, but it could take up to three years to form gender-integrated units.
Feb 1 2016

China's Xi sets up five new 'battle zones' in military reform push

Reuters (World) - Mon, 2016-02-01 07:36
China on Monday inaugurated the military's five new "battle zones," the Defense Ministry said, the latest step in President Xi Jinping's efforts to reform the country's armed forces.
Feb 1 2016

Navy Seeks Answers as 2 LCSs Break Down in a Month

Military.com Navy - Mon, 2016-02-01 06:47
The Navy is expected to complete a report on the engine issues that sidelined two littoral combat ships in the span of 30 days, Lockheed Martin's vice president of littoral ship systems said.
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.

 
 

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