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  • Hagel calls for US to build replacements for B-2 bombers

    WHITEMAN AIR FORCE BASE, Mo. U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel told airmen at Whiteman Air Force base on Tuesday that the U.S. needs to start building a replacement for the B-2 stealth bomber. And soon. "The one thing we cannot fall behind in is...
  • Funding new submarines outside the Navy?

    Funding new submarines outside the Navy?
    Newport News Shipbuilding has a stake in a new and potentially divisive method for funding a future class of submarine, a project considered the Navy's top priority. At issue is how to replace the aging fleet of Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines,...
  • Navy looks to private contractors for more submarine maintenance

    The Navy could enlist private shipyards to help relieve a maintenance backlog for its attack submarines, which translates into a potential opportunity for Newport News Shipbuilding. Federal budget cuts have caused staffing shortages at U.S. shipyards,...
  • EB Expected To Bid On Navy Contracts For Sub Maintenance

    GROTON — With U.S. attack submarines sidelined by extended delays at government shipyards, the Navy is turning to private companies to perform more of the maintenance work on the nuclear-powered vessels. The commander of the Navy's submarine force,...
  • Facing delays at government shipyards, Navy looks to private sector for more sub maintenance

    With U.S. attack submarines sidelined by extended delays at government shipyards, the Navy is turning to private companies to perform more of the maintenance work on the nuclear-powered vessels. The commander of the Navy's submarine force, Vice Adm....
  • Iran's influence in Iraq solidifies as it eclipses US in helping fight Islamic State militants

    In the eyes of most Iraqis, their country's best ally in the war against the Islamic State group is not the United States and the coalition air campaign against the militants. It's Iran, which is credited with stopping the extremists' march on Baghdad....
  • Paris terror arsenal: Kalashnikovs, rocket launcher, grenade, automatic pistols mark trend

    Kalashnikov assault rifles. Plenty of ammunition. Molotov cocktails, a grenade, a death-dealing Skorpion machine pistol and a few handguns. Plus a revolving light that could be placed on a car roof to make it look like an undercover police car. The...
  • It's Slinky, it's Slinky, it's fun for a state toy

    It's Slinky, it's Slinky, it's fun for a state toy
    It's Slinky, it's Slinky, for fun it's a wonderful toy It's Slinky, it's Slinky, it's fun for a girl and a boy. Sorry. That jingle has been running through my head for days, and I'm tired of suffering alone. On Tuesday morning, while many of you...
  • Kurds repel Islamic State assault near Irbil

    GWER, Iraq Islamic State fighters killed at least 30 Kurdish militia members in fierce fighting over the weekend, the heaviest combat near Irbil, the capital of Iraqi Kurdistan, since the U.S. began airstrikes in August. The fighting took place on the...
  • 2 From State Hurt As Military Trucks Collide

    NORTHAMPTON, Mass.— Two Connecticut residents were injured when two military trucks collided on Interstate 91 near Northampton, Massachusetts state police say. The two were trapped in the cab of one of the trucks, which had rear-ended the one ahead...
  • Navy League announces fund drive for aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford

    For a sailor at sea, the ship's chapel can fill an important role. So can the crew library. The Navy League of Hampton Roads wants to make sure these amenities on the aircraft carrier Gerald R. Ford are as fully equiped as the war-fighting side of the...