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27 October 2005 Military News

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  • U.S. Navy Announces CVN to Replace USS Kitty Hawk in 2008 27 Oct 2005 -- The U.S. Navy announced today that one of its nine Nimitz-class aircraft carriers will replace the USS Kitty Hawk as the forward deployed carrier in the Western Pacific, and will arrive in Yokosuka, Japan in 2008.
  • Army Releases "Every Soldier a Sensor" Training Tool Army News 07 Nov 2005 -- The Army Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence released "Every Soldier a Sensor" Simulation today Army-wide.
  • United States Agrees To Move Military Base in Okinawa, Japan Washington File 27 Oct 2005 -- Deputy Under Secretary of Defense Richard Lawless announced on October 26 that the United States has accepted a proposal by the Japanese Defense Agency to relocate the military assets currently based at Futenma Air Station on the island of Okinawa, Japan.
  • Predator's combat success ups procurement and development AFPN 27 Oct 2005 -- With the MQ-1 Predator logging significant hours in counterinsurgency operations and earning troop support, the Air Force wants to buy more of the aircraft and develop the next-generation variant.
  • New processor makes Strike Eagle more lethal AFPN 27 Oct 2005 -- When F-15E Strike Eagles starts getting a new core processor next year, they will be more lethal and effective weapons in the war on terrorism and beyond.
  • Airmen help prepare Soldiers for Afghanistan duty AFPN 27 Oct 2005 -- Airmen from around the Air Force helped prepare 10th Mountain Division Soldiers for their deployment to Afghanistan during exercise Unified Endeavor 06 here.
  • Ground troops look up to Compass Call AFPN 27 Oct 2005 -- Operation Enduring Freedom has become as much about electrons as about bullets.
  • Submarine Group 7 Praises Guam Sailors Navy NewsStand 27 Oct 2005 -- The commander of Submarine Group 7 praised Sailors stationed on Guam for their dedication to duty during a visit to the island Oct. 23.
  • Naval Station Rota Tests New Technologies Navy NewsStand 27 Oct 2005 -- For the past several weeks in October, U.S. Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota has been the site of a program that's testing new technologies in force protection measures.
  • Great Lakes Gives Japanese Navy Fiber Optics Training Navy NewsStand 27 Oct 2005 -- Sailors and contractors from Japan completed an eight-week training program on operating the Fiber Optic Data Multiplex System (FODMS) at Center for Surface Combat Systems (CSCS) Learning Site, Great Lakes Oct. 14.
  • "Gear Dogs" Hook Up TR With New Milestone Navy NewsStand 27 Oct 2005 -- The arresting gear personnel "Gear Dogs" of USS Theodore Roosevelt's (TR) (CVN 71) V-2 division helped TR achieve a new milestone with the recovery of its 160,000 aircraft over the ship's 19-year history.
  • Medical Professionals Leave Guantanamo With New Impressions AFPS 27 Oct 2005 -- Some public- and private-sector medical professionals were impressed with what they saw during an Oct. 19 visit to observe detainee operations at U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the Defense Department's senior medical official said here Oct. 26.

  • U.S. TO CONTINUE TRAINING TAIWAN PILOTS: PENTAGON CNA 27 Oct 2005 -- The Defense Security Cooperation Agency of the U.S. Defense Department announced Wednesday that it has notified Congress of the continuation of a training program for F-16 fighter pilots from Taiwan.
  • US Arms Package for Taiwan Remains in Limbo VOA 27 Oct 2005 -- A political logjam in Taiwan is delaying a decision on the purchase of an $11 billion package of weaponry offered by the United States.

  • State Department Briefing, October 27 Washington File 28 Oct 2005 -- Iran, United Nations, Israel/Palestinians, Cuba, Cyprus, North Korea, Syria, Greece

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