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  • JLENS: securing our coast

    JLENS: securing our coast
    This Christmas, the United States Army will deliver a spectacular present to Harford and Baltimore counties. A pair of big white blimps will be flying two miles above Aberdeen Proving Ground — unless Congress balks. After evaluation and...
  • Dutch team recovers human remains from MH17 crash site

    Dutch team recovers human remains from MH17 crash site
    A Dutch team took advantage of a pause in fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in eastern Ukraine on Friday to recover human remains from the Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash site, the Dutch prime minister said. Dutch Prime Minister ...
  • Fighter jet from Newport News-based company crashes in California, pilot killed

    Fighter jet from Newport News-based company crashes in California, pilot killed
    A fighter jet owned by a Newport News-based company that provides training for the Navy crashed in Ventura County, Calif., on Wednesday and the pilot was killed, according to officials and media reports. The Hawker Hunter MK-58 was approaching Naval...
  • Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 possibly downed by another plane: report

    Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 possibly downed by another plane: report
    Dutch prosecutors investigating the crash of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 believe the aircraft might have been shot down from the air but that a ground-to-air missile attack is more likely, a senior prosecutor said in a German media interview. The...
  • Nuclear 'ghost' to leave James River Reserve Fleet

    Nuclear 'ghost' to leave James River Reserve Fleet
    NEWPORTNEWS — The James River Reserve Fleet will soon lose a unique vessel: A former World War II Liberty Ship that made the transition into the nuclear age. The USS Sturgis was essentially a nuclear barge, its WW II-era engines swapped out for...
  • Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military

    Ukraine troops struggle with nation's longtime neglect of military
    Militia commander Yuri Bereza and his 150 Ukrainian irregulars were closing in on pro-Moscow separatists in their last stronghold in this eastern city when Russian troops and armor thundered in out of nowhere to cut them off in the suburb of Ilovaisk....
  • Egypt militants may be copying Islamic State's brutal methods

    Egypt militants may be copying Islamic State's brutal methods
    The four men knelt in the sand, hands bound and heads bowed. And in what has become a grisly Middle Eastern trope, a video camera's merciless eye recorded their scripted confessions — swiftly followed by their beheadings. At least nine such...
  • If the U.S. wants peace, it must prepare for nuclear war

    To the editor: I strongly disagree with Joe Cirincione's belief that the U.S. ought not continue to modernize its formidable nuclear arsenal. ("How big a nuclear arsenal do we really need?," Op-Ed, Oct. 21) As the Romans knew so well, Si vis pacem, para...
  • Bogus battery scheme reached Norfolk-based carrier Eisenhower

    Bogus battery scheme reached Norfolk-based carrier Eisenhower
    A California businessman is headed to prison after being convicted of selling nearly 80,000 substandard batteries to the Defense Department for use on Navy ships, including the Norfolk-based aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Didier De Nier, 64,...
  • Egypt's Sisi vows retribution after 31 soldiers slain in Sinai

    In remarks that could presage a fresh crackdown on Islamist opponents of the Egyptian government, President Abdel Fattah Sisi vowed Saturday to punish those responsible for attacks that killed 31 soldiers in the restive Sinai peninsula. Friday’s...
  • Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool

    Huntington Ingalls chief touts value of preschool
    For a guy who hires nuclear engineers, Mike Petters is really into preschool. At a recent speech in Richmond, the president and CEO of shipbuilding giant Huntington Ingalls Industries called for greater emphasis on preschool education in Virginia and...