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1 hr ago | Foreign Policy

Call Sign 'Rogue': Pentagon Says One Chinese Commander Responsible for Spate of Air Confrontations

A Chinese PLA wing commander has repeatedly harassed U.S. military aircraft in the South China Sea, most recently directing a Chinese jet fighter to do a Top Gun -like barrel roll that came dangerously close to an American patrol jet on a routine mission, the U.S. Defense Department confirmed on Friday, Aug. 22. An armed Chinese fighter jet ... (more)

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5 hrs ago | WSET-TV Lynchburg

Navy submarine group disbands in Groton ceremony

A ceremony Friday aboard the attack submarine USS Missouri marked the end of Submarine Group 2. The submarines in Virginia and Connecticut that had been under its command will now report to the commander of the Navy's Atlantic submarine force, based in Norfolk, Virginia.

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5 hrs ago | Marine News

Mexican Navy Delegation Visits NSSA

Capt. James S. Talbert, production officer at Norfolk Ship Support Activity, explains the change-out process of an LM2500 gas turbine engine to Rear Adm.

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5 hrs ago | Ocean Pines Independent

Snow Hill grad wins Navy medal

Snow Hill grad wins Navy medal Petty officer honored for role in aircraft carrier overhaul Check out this story on delmarvanow.com: http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/08/22/snow-hill-grad-wins-navy-medal/14457337/ When Raecheal Eichhorn graduated from Snow Hill High School in 2008, she knew she wanted to get off the Eastern ... (more)

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8 hrs ago | Ananova

Chinese Top Gun 'Barrel Rolled' Over US Plane

The US has lodged a formal protest with Beijing after a Chinese fighter jet conducted a barrel roll "very, very close" over an American Navy plane this week, the Pentagon has said.

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13 hrs ago | CNN

Former Navy carrier on final voyage

A crew works from the deck of the USS Saratoga in 1958. The U.S. Navy has paid a Texas recycling company a penny to dispose of the Saratoga, part of the Forrestal-class of "supercarrier" vessels built for the Atomic Age.

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16 hrs ago | WVEC-TV Norfolk

Navy decides to boot HM2 for her locks

Navy officials have decided to separate Hospital Corpsman 2nd Class Jessica Sims, a 12-year sailor, for failing to obey an order to cut off her natural hairstyle, according to a Wednesday statement from the chief of naval personnel's office.

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20 hrs ago | Marine News

Container Manufacturer Reports Profit Plunge

World-leading container manufacturer and logistics services provider Singamas Container Holdings Limited has announced its unaudited interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

WJRT

Enterprise Holdings Hires More Than 4,000 Military Veterans Since...

Enterprise Holdings announced today that it has added more than 4,000 military veterans to its staff since joining the 100,000 Jobs Mission coalition in 2012.

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U.S. Naval Institute

Essay: The Legal and Moral Problems of Autonomous Strike Aircraft

The Navy's unmanned X-47B lands aboard the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt on Aug. 17, 2014.

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Washington Times

USS Saratoga carrier heads off to be scrapped

The decommissioned aircraft carrier USS Saratoga left its port in Rhode Island on Thursday for its final journey to Texas, where it will be scrapped.

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jdsupra.com

Navy Bribery Scandals Highlight the Importance of Enforcing a Code of Conduct

There are a wide range of business opportunities available for supplying, equipping and servicing the U.S. Navy's more than 323,000 active personnel, 290 ships and over 3,700 aircraft around the world.

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Hispanic Business

CACI Awarded Prime Position on $37 Million Contract to Provide...

This five-year multiple-award indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract has a ceiling value of and represents continuing work in CACI's Logistics and Material Readiness market area.

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Wired

The WWI Battleships That Saved (And Doomed) the British Empire

World War I was shaped by the new vehicles developed during the four years of conflict.

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Marine News

DSME Gets UK Shipyard Consulting Contract

S. Korea's DSME says it is to provide naval vessel production and management consulting services for British defense company BAE.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Marine News

Northrop Grumman Awarded Navy IT Contract

Grumman Corporation informs it has been selected by the US Navy as one of five contractors for the Consolidated Afloat Networks and Enterprise Services full deployment production contract to upgrade cybersecurity, command and control, communications and intelligence systems across the fleet.

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Stars and Stripes

Navy plan details increased forward presence, number of Pacific ships

The U.S. Navy's top leader Wednesday released details of a five-year navigation plan that calls for increasing the forward presence of ships to about 120 by 2020, up from this year's average of 97. The plan, which is tied to the Navy's 2015-2019 spending submission, would continue the Obama administration's rebalance to the Pacific by expanding the ... (more)

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Examiner.com

Navy's new aircraft support ship to enter service

The USS America , a new amphibious assault ship that looks like a small aircraft carrier, is on track to be formally placed into active service during an Oct. 11 commissioning ceremony in San Francisco, according to the Navy.

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Bremerton Patriot

Coasties get recognized

Three U.S. Coast Guard Enlisted Persons of the Quarter were recognized by the Navy League of the United States Bremerton/Olympic Peninsula Council during an August 12th luncheon.

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U.S. Naval Institute

Navy Expels 34 Sailors in Nuclear Cheating Scandal

The moored training ship Daniel Webster begins its tow from Norfolk Naval Shipyard to Charleston, S.C. on 21 August 2012.

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