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Korea Shipbuilder Wins US$400-M Greek Order

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co., South Korea's second-largest shipbuilder, says it has signed a contract to build 4 tankships for Maran Tankers Management, a unit of Greece's largest shipper Angelicoussis Group, according to Yonhap News.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

Great Bend Tribune

Robert Lynn Humphrey 1943 - 2014

REDFORD, Mich. - Robert Lynn Humphrey, 71, died July 23 in Redford, Mich. Born May 18, 1943, in Great Bend, he was the son of Henry Ray and Lenora Caroline Humphrey.

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NEWS.com.au

We fired first - and broke the code

RIGHT at the start of WW1, this Australian hid in a dark room with his gun - one of two extraordinary but little-known incidents that cemented our role in the conflict.

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U.S. Naval Institute

UCLASS Requirements Shifted To Preserve Navy's Next Generation Fighter

The striking power and stealth of the U.S. Navy's Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike concept was reduced to protect the role of the service's next-generation of manned fighters, USNI News has learned.

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WJHG-TV Panama City

An Inside Look into NSA-PC Pt. 3: Economic Boost

Naval Support Activity Panama City is home to both the Naval Surface Warfare Center Panama City Division and the Navy Experimental Diving Unit.

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The Times of India

Navy gets new N-submarine communication centre

Nuclear-powered submarines, armed with nuclear-tipped missiles, in turn, are considered the most effective and difficult-to-detect nuke platform since they can operate underwater at long ranges for months at end.

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Rocklin and Roseville Today

Lincoln Man Serving Aboard the Navy's USS Somerset

Petty Officer 1st Class Brian West, an aviation boatswain's mate from Lincoln, Calif.

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Navarre Press

Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014

On July 30, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-laden mine shaft that had been dug out beneath Confederate defense lines; the attack failed.

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Roll Call

GAO: Littoral Combat Ship Too Fat

The littoral combat ship U.S.S. Freedom, LCS 1, departs San Diego Bay for deployment to the Asia-Pacific region last year in San Diego, Calif.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Stars and Stripes

Northrop drone's development cost to Navy increases 25 percent

The cost to develop Northrop Grumman Corp.'s reconnaissance drone for the Navy has increased by at least 25 percent, or $720 million, according to Navy estimates and congressional investigators.

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Roll Call

Pentagon Liaisons to Hollywood Have Some Great Stories

Transformers robot Bumblebee tours Sydney harbour by barge to launch the DVD of "Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen" at Mrs Macquaries Chair in 2009.

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The Daily Republic

Today in History for July 30, 2014

On July 30, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-laden mine shaft that had been dug out beneath Confederate defense lines; the attack failed.

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NEWS.com.au

Aussie Navy joins the Hellfire club

THE Royal Australian Navy has boosted its airborne firepower with the successful test firing of a Hellfire missile from one of its new 'Romeo' helicopters.

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WHDH

Today in History: July 30

Today is Wednesday, July 30, the 211th day of 2014. There are 154 days left in the year.

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Whidbey News-Times

Navy man short of pull-up record, but pulls in $9,600

At about pullup number 2,100 Saturday, Navy Petty Officer Michael McCastle began to experience muscle tears in his forearms and capillaries were bursting on his skin.

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M2.com

Former U.S. Navy Military Sealift Command Manager Sentenced for Receiving Bribes

Kenny E. Toy, 54, the former Afloat Programs Manager at the United States Navy Military Sealift Command, was sentenced today to serve 96 months in prison for receiving bribes.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Gaston Gazette

Today in History: Teamsters union president Jimmy Hoffa disappeared in suburban Detroit

On July 30, 1864, during the Civil War, Union forces tried to take Petersburg, Virginia, by exploding a gunpowder-laden mine shaft that had been dug out beneath Confederate defense lines; the attack failed.

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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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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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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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