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Dec 5 2011

N. Korea making missile capable of reaching U.S.

The Washington Times - Mon, 2011-12-05 22:01
New intelligence indicates North Korea is building its first road-mobile intercontinental ballistic missile, an easily hidden weapon capable of hitting the United States, according to Obama administration officials.
Dec 5 2011

Stiff competition for Naval Academy Class of 2016

Navy Times - Mon, 2011-12-05 17:24
Annapolis is gearing up for a competitive admissions season. While the size of the next freshman class is contracting, the number of applicants is set to break records.
Dec 5 2011

India, China To Open Military Dialogue

Defense News – Naval - Mon, 2011-12-05 16:09
Officials from India and China, which last year put off discussions of military relations, will meet in New Delhi Dec. 8 to begin a military dialogue, an Indian Defense Ministry official said.
Dec 4 2011

Pakistani Taliban splintering into factions

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-12-04 09:58
Battered by Pakistan's military and U.S. drone strikes, the once-formidable Pakistani Taliban has splintered into more than 100 smaller factions and weakened, according to security officials, analysts, and tribesmen.
Dec 4 2011

Senate to Navy: Study keeping frigates

Navy Times - Sun, 2011-12-04 08:43
The Navy will study whether to move more destroyers to Mayport, Fla., to offset the scrapping of frigates, or to consider extending frigate lifespans.
Dec 3 2011

PCU Mississippi Successfully Completes Christening Milestone Top Stories - Sat, 2011-12-03 19:01
Pre-Commissioning Unit Mississippi (SSN 782) sponsor Ms. Allison Stiller christened the ninth Virginia-class submarine during a ceremony at General Dynamics Electric Boat, Dec. 3.
Dec 2 2011

Wear Rules for Navy Working Uniforms Expanded Top Stories - Fri, 2011-12-02 22:01
The Chief of Naval Operations (CNO) Adm. Jonathan Greenert announced expanded occasion for wear and updated policies for the Navy Working Uniform (NWU) Type I, II and III in NAVADMIN 366/11, released Dec. 2.
Dec 2 2011

Panetta To Discuss DoD Review in January

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-12-02 16:26
U.S Defense Secretary Leon Panetta will discuss the Pentagon's comprehensive strategy review in "early January," the DoD press secretary said Dec. 2.
Dec 2 2011

Navy to Begin Accepting Applications for NASA's Next Astronaut Class Top Stories - Fri, 2011-12-02 16:01
The Navy will begin accepting applications for the National Aeronautic and Space Administration (NASA) Astronaut Candidate class of 2013 at Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Dec 2 2011

White House Unveils 2013 Defense Budget Plan

Defense News – Naval - Fri, 2011-12-02 12:37
The Obama administration is planning for a $523.42 billion base defense budget in 2013 with an additional $82.5 billion for contingencies, a combined one-year reduction of about $47 billion in the base budget.


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