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1 hr ago | The Straits Times

Singapore and US armed forces begin 11-day joint exercise

About 1,400 soldiers and several battleships and aircraft from the Singapore Armed Forces and the United States Navy and Marine Corps began an 11-day joint exercise yesterday.

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5 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

New Submarines Being Built

President Putin watches a Northern Fleet nuclear submarine go by in Severomorsk during Sunday's Navy Day celebrations.

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6 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Former Navy manager sentenced to 8 years in prison

A former manager at the Navy's Military Sealift Command has been sentenced to eight years in prison for receiving bribes.

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8 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Navy takes stern steps to check mishaps

At least 25 naval personnel, including 16 officers, are facing disciplinary action for lapses that led to accidents under their watch and tarnished the force's image.

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11 hrs ago | Autoblog

Blue Angels appoint new executive officer, refit selection process

A scandal among the ranks of the US Navy's flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels , has forced a significant overhaul in the squadron's command structure, which will filter down to the way it selects everything from the naval aviators that perform the precise demonstrations to the ground and support crew that keep the planes in the air.

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15 hrs ago | Free Republic

China's navy no longer so inferior to Japan's, experts say

China's loss of the first Sino-Japanese war has been attributed to a disorganised navy.

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19 hrs ago | Marine News

USNS Ship Rescues Nine in Gulf of Oman

'USNS Richard E. Byrd' , a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, rescued 9 crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel 'Asaed' that had lost power, was taking in water and was adrift in the Gulf of Oman, according to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Public Affairs.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Yeshabel Villotcarrasco, 23, of Parma, Ohio, died as a result of a non-hostile incident June 19 aboard USS James E. Williams while the ship was underway in the Red Sea.

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SiliconValley.com

Alameda Point -- a patchwork of possibilities

It's banked by boulders and cattails and breathtaking Bay views. And backed by a quirky collection of businesses and breweries, a haunted Hornet and hollow hangars, dry docks and a skate park, kids playing soccer, artists welding metal and someone learning to drive.

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Canada.com

Fisher: Royal Canadian Navy navigates rough seas

Earlier this month, Canada's top sailor, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, ordered HMCS Whitehorse home to CFB Esquimalt from a mine-sweeping drill near San Diego that is part of the Hawaii-based Rim of the Pacific exercise because of a series of incidents involving misbehaviour by its crew.

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Ars Technica

Special delivery: The Marines are getting a self-driving "jeep"

Meet GUSS, the little jeep that will follow you anywhere-if you happen to be a beacon-wearing Marine, that is.

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Stars and Stripes

Stealth destroyers, littoral combat ships headed to Pacific, Mabus says

The Navy will send new stealth destroyers, littoral combat ships and an amphibious ready group to the Pacific, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Monday, reiterating the U.S. commitment to its military "pivot" to the region.

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Marine News

New Australian Navy Submarines to be Japan Built?

Australia should discuss building its next-generation fleet of submarines overseas, the Department of Defence said on Monday, a shift that could open the door to a partnership deal with Japan that carries political risk at home and abroad.

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Peninsula Daily News

Last Air Force flight on Navy Prowler takes off from Whidbey Island

The last Air Force flight in a EA-76B Prowler was this month. As Air Force Maj. Shalin Turner's performed his final flight in the Prowler on July 10, he became the last U.S. Air Force flyer to fly in one, the Navy said.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Marine News

Russian Navy Expansion Gathers Momentum

The Russian Navy celebrates its professional holiday by putting two new submarines into service and expects a new warship in the fall and several additional ships for its Black Sea Fleet off the Crimean coast in the next three years, reports official news agency Ria Novosti.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Sailor, alleged attacker were assigned to psych unit

Nearly seven weeks ago, a stabbing at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center left one sailor critically injured and sent police scouring surrounding cities for the alleged stabber, a fellow sailor.

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Navy Times

Navy's weathermen celebrate 90 years

But were it not for aerographer's mates, chances are you would end up riding rough seas and flying unfriendly skies.

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Russia Taday

Warships parade across Russia on Navy Day

People across Russia gathered for Navy Day festivities on Sunday, showing their support to naval soldiers.

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Air Force Times

2 USAF missileers to work with Navy in morale-improvement effort

Capt. Patrick McAfee, from the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, is headed to Submarine Force Pacific at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

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The Indian Express

Defence Ministry defers decision on Navy chopper deal over AgustaWestalnd links

The vessels would be used by the Navy to support the operations of the aircraft carrier fleet of the force in the future.

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