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2 hrs ago | EagleSpeak
CIMSEC NextWar and came up with Cheaper Corvettes: COOP and STUFT like that , in which I suggested that if "payloads" are the key to the future then the "platform" end of some naval force could allow for a different approach to getting drones of various types out to sea and, even more importantly, out to where the action might be.
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6 hrs ago | Scoop
The Royal New Zealand Navy frigate HMNZS TE MANA has arrived off the coast of Somalia to conduct counter-piracy operations as part of Combined Maritime Forces Combined Task Force 151 .
10 hrs ago | Newkerala.com
New York, Dec 7 : Addressing the challenges facing Africa requires the international community to act with resolve, United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stressed Friday, adding that the recent upsurge of violence in the Central African Republic is yet another reminder of the need for urgency in taking action.
14 hrs ago | Miami New Times
How stubborn was Walt Disney? He spent 26 years wheedling Mary Poppins author P.L. Travers to sell him the film rights to her book - call it determination or bullying.
18 hrs ago | PR-inside.com
It is important to defend the nation against the increasing maritime threats such as terrorist threats, environmental destruction, illegal seaborne immigration, and transnational criminal and piracy threats.
RFA Lyme Bay, one of the four Cluster ships assigned to Falmouth, is expected to berth next week after returning from her deployment to the Middle East as part of the Cougar 2013 Response Force Task Group .
The 16th Chinese naval escort taskforce under the PLAN conducts the anti-piracy training on its way to the Gulf of Aden to perform escort missions.
Existential outer-space thriller "Gravity," corruption tale "American Hustle" and independent drama "Fruitvale Station" are among the 10 best films of the year announced by the American Film Institute on Monday, kicking off a key week in Hollywood's awards season.
File- This undated file image released by Warner Bros. Pictures shows Joaquin Phoenix in a scene from "Her."
Steve McQueen's historic saga "12 Years a Slave," David O. Russell's con artist romp "American Hustle," Ryan Coogler's numbing "Fruitvale Station" and Alfonso Cuaron's space odyssey "Gravity" round out the American Film Institute's top-10 movies of the year.
For many people, the phrase maritime piracy evokes images of a one-eyed sailor drinking rum and singing obscene songs.
Among them was the pathetic spectacle of Stede Bonnet, the "gentleman pirate," who got his neck lengthened in a none-too-pleasant way on Dec. 10. Stede Bonnet, a schmuck of a pirate, was used, abused and abandoned by the much smarter and charismatic Blackbeard shortly before the latter ran his ship aground in Beaufort's bay.
The Nigerian Navy has announced the arrest of four alleged sea pirates suspected to be behind various breach of maritime security in the nation's waterways.
Manama, Dec.8,: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said that the Gulf region has historically been an important artery for the flow of goods and ideas and movement of peoples from and to India.
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