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  1. Nimitz to Participate Alongside Canadian, Japanese, other US Ships in Task Group ExerciseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | San Diego NewsCape

    Canadian, Japanese and U.S ships will participate in a U.S. 3rd Fleet-led Task Group Exercise off the coast of Southern California, October 20-31. The TGEX will serve to train independently-deploying units in air defense, anti-submarine warfare, surface warfare, and maritime-interdiction operations while building cooperative relationships with partner nations.

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  2. Swedish navy widens search for mystery submarineRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | The Raw Story

    Swedish minesweeper HMS Kullen takes part in a search for a mysterious 'foreign vessel' in the waters of the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden, on Oct. 19 2014 . [AFP Photo/Marko Saavala / Tt] The Swedish navy stepped up its hunt Monday for a suspected foreign submarine in its waters with fingers pointing at Moscow in a throwback to the Cold War.

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  3. Oakland Tribune editorial: Public must seize opportunity to weigh in...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

    At the first news of the U.S. government's intent to decommission most of the Concord Naval Weapons Station and cede control of the land to local government, we urged a thoughtful and inclusive approach to deciding how best to use that land. Today, we reinforce that call.

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  4. Memo: Hull Based on San Antonio Design is Navy's Preferred Option for Next Generation AmphibRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | U.S. Naval Institute

    Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus has signed an internal memo recommending the service base its next generation amphibious warship ) on the existing San Antonio-class warship design, first reported by the Inside the Navy newsletter on Monday. Mabus' approval of the memo, which he signed last week, validates more than a year of Marine Corps lobbying for a new amphibious ship based on the existing 25,000-ton San Antonio design.

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  5. Navy to Deploy New E2D Advanced Hawkeye Radar PlaneRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Defense Tech

    The Navy is preparing to deploy its new carrier-launched E2D Advanced Hawkeye early warning radar aircraft designed to protect ships from enemy ships, aircraft, missiles and other threats over long distances. Slated to deploy on board the carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt sometime next year, the E2D Advanced Hawkeye is an upgraded version of the Cold War-era E2C Hawkeye aircraft which has been around for 50-years.

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  6. Navy veteran recalls torpedoes and tin cansRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Glenwood "Woody" Ritz Jr. still writes to a couple of his buddies from his days in the Navy 70 years ago. Ritz, a 90-year-old Waynesboro native, is among the few surviving sailors who served aboard the light cruiser USS Honolulu or the destroyer escort USS Fowler during World War II.

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  7. USS Meyer returns from 7 month deploymentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KFMB-TV San Diego

    Sailors from one guided-missile destroyer came home to San Diego Monday following a seven-month deployment, while the crew of another was poised to head out. The 300 sailors of the USS Wayne E. Meyer returned from an independent deployment to the western Pacific Ocean, along with a detachment of "Blue Hawks" from Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 78, based in Coronado.

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  8. A Mysterious Submarine Is Lurking in Sweden, and Fingers Point to RussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Mashable

    The Swedish Navy is poking around the waters of the Stockholm archipelago after a mysterious submarine was sighted three times in the surrounding area over the past several days. A four-day search has turned up nothing thus far, but some Swedes are directing serious side-eye at Russia, whose military aircraft have continually violated Swedish air sovereignty over the past several months.

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  9. Sweden Wants to Know Who Is Speaking Russian in the Baltic SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Atlantic

    Last Thursday, Swedish intelligence agents intercepted an " emergency radio call " in Russian. The next day, another radio transmission was heard and a "foreign vessel" was seen in Swedish waters.

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  10. Sweden shows photo of mysterious 'foreign vessel'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Sweden says it's responding to a new security situation and won't tolerate breaches as the navy tries to confirm whether an underwater vessel steered by a foreign power entered its waters. The country's army released a grainy photo of a mysterious vessel in Stockholm's archipelago as it scoured its waters in the biggest such operation since the Cold War.

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  11. Submarine hunt sends Cold War chill across BalticRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Swedish navy corvette HMS Visby patrols in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden, Sunday Oct. 19 2014. A Swedish military search for evidence of suspected undersea activity in its waters has entered its third day amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion.

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  12. Navy Will Get Its Microsoft Cloud Email from Dell in $2.1M DealRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Government Executive

    The Navy has tapped Dell to provide it with a Microsoft enterprise-as-a-service cloud email system for its reservists. The Navy says the Microsoft cloud email pilot will save hundreds of millions of dollars as an alternative to the service's Next Generation Enterprise Network, known as NGEN.

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  13. The Swedish Navy is Hunting a Russian Submarine and Doesn't Have the Tools for ItRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Foreign Policy

    If you ever find yourself sailing in the waters off Sweden's coast and come upon a Swedish navy vessel, you are likely to hear a common joke: "Look, there goes the Swedish navy!" The joke, of course, being that the Swedish defense has been so gutted that it has been reduced to but one boat. That isn't quite true -- the Swedish navy is in possession of boats, plural -- but with the country's armed forces currently carrying out a frenetic search for a mystery submarine off the coast of Stockholm, the joke has a ring of truth to it.

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  14. Navy Ends Standard Transfer OrdersRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    The Navy announced the cancellation of Standard Transfer Orders and the establishment of the Navy Standard Integrated Personnel System order writing module in a message October 17. According to NAVADMIN 244/14, the NSIPS module must be used for all orders for transferring Sailors for unit moves, unit decommissionings, Base Realignment and Closure moves, Overseas Tour Extension Incentive Program, and enlisted separations and retirements. All other Permanent Change of Station orders will be written by Navy Personnel Command through the appropriate detailer.

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  15. Exercise Clear Horizon 2014 to Hone Mine CountermeasuresRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | San Diego NewsCape

    Chinhae, Republic of Korea - The U.S. and Republic of Korea navies will participate in Exercise Clear Horizon, October 20-24, in waters south of the Korean peninsula. Clear Horizon is an annual bilateral exercise between the U.S. and ROK navies designed to enhance cooperation and improve capabilities in mine countermeasure operations.

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    4 hrs ago | SFGate

    Swedish navy corvette HMS Visby patrols in the Stockholm Archipelago, Sweden, Sunday Oct. 19 2014. A Swedish military search for evidence of suspected undersea activity in its waters has entered its third day amid reports of a suspected Russian intrusion.

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  17. IRobot signs $7.6M deal with U.S. Navy for robot upgrades, spare partsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Business Journal

    Bedford-based iRobot Corp. said Monday that it received a $7.6 million order from the U.S. Navy for robot upgrades and spare parts.

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  18. Veterans' Mobile Van Visiting URock on October 30Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

    Student Jason Yates and UMA Veteran's Coordinator, Amy Line, enjoy chatting outside the Mobile Veteran's Van last year. On Thursday, October 30, from 10AM to 1:30PM, the Veterans' Affairs Mobile Information Van will be parked at University College at Rockland on Rte 1 at the Breakwater Building.

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  19. Navy veteran recalls torpedeos and tin cansRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Glenwood "Woody" Ritz Jr. still writes to a couple of his buddies from his days in the Navy 70 years ago. Ritz, a 90-year-old Waynesboro native, is among the few surviving sailors who served aboard the light cruiser USS Honolulu or the destroyer escort USS Fowler during World War II.

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  20. It's Time to Reduce Economic Dependence on Pentagon SpendingRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | IPS

    Defense-dependent communities need to start diversifying their economies now, before shifts in Pentagon spending leave them with few viable alternatives. Continuing tensions in Ukraine, an expanding war in Iraq and Syria, and record stock prices for major firms like Lockheed Martin and General Dynamics all seem to indicate happy days on the way for companies and communities that depend on Pentagon spending.

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