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US Navy – How garbage is disposed of from a US Navy aircraft carrier.

Palestinian Navy – The Palestinian Authority’s Navy has no useable ships left.

US Navy – The varied roles that women have aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

Royal Australian Navy – Meanwhile women are fleeing the Australian armed forces.

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Israeli Navy – The Israeli Navy has attacked a Palestinian Navy base in Gaza, destroying 2 patrol boats.

US Navy – More details have emerged about the plot to attack US warships in Singapore.

Royal Navy – It has been proposed the United Kingdom and Spain will share ownership of Gibraltar. No news on how this will effect the Royal Navy base there.

US Navy – Chemical warfare training aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

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US Navy – The USS John F. Kennedy will do her pre-deployment live fire training off of North Carolina and Virginia, and not off Vieques.

Canadian Navy – The Canadians are starting to rotate their ships in the Arabian Sea.

Royal Australian Navy – A RAN frigate’s crew has been accused of disorderly conduct during a shore leave on Christmas Island.

Background – Strategy – A defense lesson from Afghanistan for European nations, by analyst Edward Luttwak.

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Royal Navy – A program for upgrading the Royal Navy’s Trafalgar-class submarines is over budget and over time.

Indian Navy – India will be deploying new antiship missiles to counter new antiship missiles aboard new Chinese destroyers.

Background – Air bases – Why aircraft carriers are important – air bases are fleeting assets???while carriers are not.

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US Navy – The EA-6B Prowler electronic warfare aircraft, though still highly capable, is beginning to get a bit long in the tooth???

US Navy – US allies in the Arabian Sea are playing a key role in maintaining the naval blockade against al-Qaida.

US Marines – With the Marines of the 1st Light Armored Reconnaissance Company on the ground in Afghanistan.

US Navy – Making the US Navy knowledge-centric to give it an edge over its adversaries will be a challenge, but is necessary.

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Russian Navy – A Russian journalist and former naval officer has been found guilty for his stories on the illegal disposal of nuclear waste.

US Coast Guard – More details of how difficult it is to secure our ports.

Background – Strategy – A summary of the war to date.

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Israeli Navy – More on the ship seized by Israeli Navy commandos suspected of trying to supply arms to the Palestinian Authority.

US Navy – The US Navy has admitted its sonars were responsible for harming whales during an exercise off the Bahamas in 2000.

Royal Navy – HMS Triumph, which fired some of the first cruise missiles to strike Afghanistan, has returned home from the Gulf.

Background – Saudi Arabia – Ralph Peters on how the Saudi’s are the US’s enemies, not it’s friends, and must be dealt with as part of the war against terrorism.

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US Navy – A terrorist plot against the USS Carl Vinson while on port call at Changi Naval Base in Singapore was foiled by the Singapore government.

US Marines Corps – Why the MV-22 Osprey remains important to the US Marines, and how useful it would have been in Afghanistan.

Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force – The Japanese minesweeper Uraga has returned from its deployment to the Arabian Sea.

US Navy – How the crew of the USS Theodore Roosevelt celebrated New Years.

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US Navy – The life of a COD, a US Navy C-2 Greyhound Carrier Onboard Delivery plane.

US Navy – Aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt there is a multinational crew.

US Navy – The US Navy Chief of Naval Operations outlines his vision for where he wants the US Navy to go in the next few years.

US Navy – Commanders of the Navy’s Pacific and Atlantic fleets have sent a message to supervisors warning them not to disclose future ship movements.

Royal Australian Navy – An overview of the battle between the boat people who wish to emmigrate to Australia, and the government that wishes to keep them out, using its navy.

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Israeli Navy – Israeli forces have seized a ship carrying weapons destined for the Palestinian Authority.

US Navy – Maritime patrol aircraft from the US, UK, and France are conducting extensive reconnaissance flights over Somalia.

US Navy – The USS Theodore Roosevelt has been at sea for 106 days.

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German Navy – A German task force has sailed to join the coalition task force in the Arabian Sea.

US Marines – Additional details on the recent Marine raid near Kandahar.

Background – US Ports – The difficulties faced in trying to secure US ports from terrorist attacks.

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US Marines – The US Marines have searched a compound used by Mullah Omar.

US Navy – Aboard a US Navy P-3C keeping its eyes on possible routes of escape in the Arabian Sea.

Background – Strategy – William Arkin commenting on how the strategy followed by U.S. policymakers undermined the objective of bringing Osama bin Laden and the Taliban top leaders to justice.

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Bahrain Navy – Bahrain will send a frigate to join the coalition forces in the Arabian Sea. The frigate is the Bans Sabha, an Oliver Hazard Perry class ship.

Royal Navy – An excellent overview of the choices facing the Royal Navy as it plans for its future naval aviation force.

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Japanese Coast Guard – The sinking of a suspected North Korean spy trawler remains controversial in Japan.

US Navy – Life aboard the USS Kitty Hawk, which just returned to port.

US Navy – The stress of life at sea for 100 days straight aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt.

Royal Navy – The firm which made Nelson’s signal flags at Trafalgar has just gone out of business.

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Royal Marines – More of 40 Commando has arrived in Kabul.

US Navy – “Armchair generals talk tactics; real generals talk logistics???”

US Coast Guard – US Coast Guard law-enforcement detachments are now deployed on board US Navy warships, which has given the Coast Guard new powers in the war on drugs.

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Royal Navy – A Royal Navy task force, including HMS Illustrious is taking holiday R+R in Kenya???

US Navy – ???Meanwhile there are reports that US Navy ships are helping to search for Al-Qaeda elements in nearby Somalia as there is continued concern Osama Bin Laden may escape Afghanistan via the sea.

Japanese Maritime Self Defense Force – The JMSDF is pursuing another unknown ship in its economic exclusion zone; meanwhile they are considering raising the unknown ship sunk the other day to learn more about it; and North Korea criticises the attack without claiming ownership of the ship.

US Navy – A description of the X-47 Unmanned Combat Aerial Vehicle (UCAV)

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US Navy – An account of US Navy SEALs and the role they played reconoitering Camp Rhino in Afghanistan.

Royal Marines – The Royal Marines in Afghanistan have still not been issued with the new, reliable version of the SA80 assault rifle.

Indian Navy – The US and Indian navies have conducted unprecedented joint exercises in the areas of search and rescue and maritime surveillance.

Background – Open Source Intelligence – Just to keep in things in perspective, a list of things we do *not* know about this war???

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US Navy – What the USS Kitty Hawk did during the war – served as a base for US Army and Air Force special forces and Navy SEALs. Aircraft embarked included a dozen MH-60 Blackhawk assault helicopters, a half-dozen MH-47 Chinook medium-lift transport helicopters and several MH-53 Pave Low helicopters.

Canadian Navy – Canadian CP-140 Auroras are deploying to the Arabian Sea.

Japanese Coast Guard – More on the sinking of a suspected North Korean spy ship by the Japanese, who call it an act of self defense.

Royal Navy – A ship suspected of carrying terrorist materials into the UK has been given the all clear after a thorough inspection.

Background – Smart Weapons – Decreasing the time lag between the sensor and the shooter coupled with precision-guided weapons has revolutioned the delivery of aerial ordinance.