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2 hrs ago | Free Republic

China's navy no longer so inferior to Japan's, experts say

China's loss of the first Sino-Japanese war has been attributed to a disorganised navy.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Japan, US Military, US Navy, US News, Naval War College

6 hrs ago | Marine News

USNS Ship Rescues Nine in Gulf of Oman

'USNS Richard E. Byrd' , a Lewis and Clark-class dry cargo ship, rescued 9 crew members from a Yemeni-flagged cargo vessel 'Asaed' that had lost power, was taking in water and was adrift in the Gulf of Oman, according to U.S. Naval Forces Central Command Public Affairs.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

U.S. Department of Defense

DOD Identifies Navy Casualty

Boatswain's Mate Seaman Yeshabel Villotcarrasco, 23, of Parma, Ohio, died as a result of a non-hostile incident June 19 aboard USS James E. Williams while the ship was underway in the Red Sea.

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SiliconValley.com

Alameda Point -- a patchwork of possibilities

It's banked by boulders and cattails and breathtaking Bay views. And backed by a quirky collection of businesses and breweries, a haunted Hornet and hollow hangars, dry docks and a skate park, kids playing soccer, artists welding metal and someone learning to drive.

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Canada.com

Fisher: Royal Canadian Navy navigates rough seas

Earlier this month, Canada's top sailor, Vice-Admiral Mark Norman, ordered HMCS Whitehorse home to CFB Esquimalt from a mine-sweeping drill near San Diego that is part of the Hawaii-based Rim of the Pacific exercise because of a series of incidents involving misbehaviour by its crew.

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Ars Technica

Special delivery: The Marines are getting a self-driving "jeep"

Meet GUSS, the little jeep that will follow you anywhere-if you happen to be a beacon-wearing Marine, that is.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Navy, US News, Autos

Stars and Stripes

Stealth destroyers, littoral combat ships headed to Pacific, Mabus says

The Navy will send new stealth destroyers, littoral combat ships and an amphibious ready group to the Pacific, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said Monday, reiterating the U.S. commitment to its military "pivot" to the region.

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Marine News

New Australian Navy Submarines to be Japan Built?

Australia should discuss building its next-generation fleet of submarines overseas, the Department of Defence said on Monday, a shift that could open the door to a partnership deal with Japan that carries political risk at home and abroad.

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Peninsula Daily News

Last Air Force flight on Navy Prowler takes off from Whidbey Island

The last Air Force flight in a EA-76B Prowler was this month. As Air Force Maj. Shalin Turner's performed his final flight in the Prowler on July 10, he became the last U.S. Air Force flyer to fly in one, the Navy said.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Marine News

Russian Navy Expansion Gathers Momentum

The Russian Navy celebrates its professional holiday by putting two new submarines into service and expects a new warship in the fall and several additional ships for its Black Sea Fleet off the Crimean coast in the next three years, reports official news agency Ria Novosti.

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The Virginian-Pilot

Sailor, alleged attacker were assigned to psych unit

Nearly seven weeks ago, a stabbing at Portsmouth Naval Medical Center left one sailor critically injured and sent police scouring surrounding cities for the alleged stabber, a fellow sailor.

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Navy Times

Navy's weathermen celebrate 90 years

But were it not for aerographer's mates, chances are you would end up riding rough seas and flying unfriendly skies.

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Russia Taday

Warships parade across Russia on Navy Day

People across Russia gathered for Navy Day festivities on Sunday, showing their support to naval soldiers.

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Air Force Times

2 USAF missileers to work with Navy in morale-improvement effort

Capt. Patrick McAfee, from the 341st Missile Wing at Malmstrom Air Force Base, Montana, is headed to Submarine Force Pacific at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Malmstrom Air Force Base, US Navy, US News, F.E. Warren Air Force Base, Norfolk, VA

The Indian Express

Defence Ministry defers decision on Navy chopper deal over AgustaWestalnd links

The vessels would be used by the Navy to support the operations of the aircraft carrier fleet of the force in the future.

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ABS-CBN News

US fast attack submarine to arrive in PH

The USS Columbus , a Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine, is no longer stopping by Subic Bay, the United States embassy said Sunday.

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Hampton Roads Daily Press

More military sexual assault reports - a positive sign? | With Video

Capt. Chuck Marks and Lt. Annie Otten are involved in the anti-sexual assault effort at the US Fleet Forces Command Building in Norfolk Naval Base.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Examiner.com

Weapons Trade and Lawa . How the Russia's new Submarine system alters the game

The New Nuclear Russian Combat Submarine could find its way to the Pacific or worse the the Persian Gulf....something be done The New Nuclear Russian Combat Submarine could find its way to the Pacific or worse the the Persian Gulf....something be done Can the International Legal system must alter the sale of WMD's and destructive technologies? The ... (more)

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The Indianapolis Star

Survivor describes USS Indianapolis sinkingSurvivor describes USS...

USS Indianapolis survivor Edgar Harrell speaks about the suicide of USS Indianapolis Capt.

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Stars and Stripes

Navy submits plan to add enlisted women to submarine crews

The Department of the Navy plans to add enlisted women crewmembers to seven Ohio-class submarines starting in 2016 and to four Virginia-class attack submarines beginning in 2020.

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