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  • Russia defends weapons shipments to Syria

    Russia defends weapons shipments to Syria
    MOSCOW -- Russian officials on Friday defended the country’s weapons sales to Syria, saying the country is primarily providing defense systems that are in line with international treaties. Responding to news reports that Russia has sent advanced...
  • U.S., Japan agree on new missile-defense site against North Korea

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said the Obama administration had reached an agreement with Japan to build a new radar site on Japanese territory to defend against possible ballistic missile attacks from North Korea....
  • Chinese to Panetta: focus on diplomacy, not military might

     
    Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta came here hoping to allay Chinese concerns that U.S. is pursuing a new military containment strategy aimed at Asia’s biggest power, but he failed to fully convince the leaders in Beijing....
  • Seafair: Navy's Blue Angels roaring across Seattle's skies

    Seafair: Navy's Blue Angels roaring across Seattle's skies
    Seafair goes full speed this weekend, with aerobatic shows in the air by the Navy's Blue Angels and all-out hydroplane races on Lake Washington. For all the information about Seafair, go to its Web site by clicking here. In addition, public tours of U....
  • Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency Warns Staff to Stop Surfing Porn Sites

    Pentagon's Missile Defense Agency Warns Staff to Stop Surfing Porn Sites
    WASHINGTON, DC -- The Pentagon’s Missile Defense Agency is warning its employees and contractors to stop using their government computers to surf the Internet for porn sites. MDA Executive Director John James Jr., issued a memo acknowledging that...
  • Destroyer leaves on 8-month deployment

    Destroyer leaves on 8-month deployment
    SAN DIEGO -- The guided-missile destroyer USS Decatur left its homeport at Naval Base San Diego Friday for an eight-month deployment to the Persian Gulf. The Decatur and its crew of 33 officers, 39 chief petty officers and 210 enlisted personnel will...
  • Army adding high-flying blimps to Aberdeen airspace

    The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....
  • Sequestration puts U.S. at risk

    Sequestration puts U.S. at risk
    One of the reasons Congress seems reluctant to stop budget sequestration ("The sequester stand-off," Feb. 7) is that few realize the real consequences of indiscriminately slashing spending in blind, indiscriminate fashion –– particularly for...
  • Northrop Grumman pins Navy contract strategy on Linthicum facility

    Northrop Grumman pins Navy contract strategy on Linthicum facility
    The specter of federal budget reductions has meant hundreds of jobs lost at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Maryland, but as the defense contractor vies to build a key Navy radar system, that same cost-cutting pressure could boost the importance of Northrop's...
  • GDEB wins boomer replacement R&D contract

    The Navy announced the award a Connecticut shipyard a $2 billion award to research and develop the next class of ballistic missile submarines late Friday. Groton, Conn.,-based General Dynamics Electric Boat will lead the Ohio-class replacement...
  • North Korea's missile antics

    Under its new ruler, Kim Jong Un, North Korea has reverted to its old tactics of provocation and aggression with the launch this week of a long-range missile it claims was intended to put the country's first satellite into orbit. It's unclear whether...