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22 January 2007 Military News

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  • Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is by David Isenberg Partnership for a Secure America 22 Jan 2007 -- If there is one thing that unites such disparate politicians, not to mention 2008 presidential contenders, as Hillary Clinton, John McCain, John Edwards, Bill Richardson, Chris Dodd, Joe Biden, Barack Obama, Sam Brownback, Mitt Romney, Tommy Thompson, and others it is this timeworn cliché, America should support its troops.
  • Latest revision signed to space operations doctrine AFPN 22 Jan 2007 -- The Air Force chief of staff has approved the latest revision to Air Force Doctrine Document 2-2, Space Operations, outlining the operations of space power.
  • Mission Package Training Environment Prepared for LCS Navy NewsStand 22 Jan 2007 -- The Navy's new Littoral Combat Ship (LCS), scheduled for delivery this year, will enjoy a replicated Mission Package Computing Environment (MPCE), a state-of-the-art system which will help Sailors train for real-world tasks aboard the cutting-edge platform.
  • B-52 undergoes synthetic-fuel cold weather testing AFPN 23 Jan 2007 -- A B-52 Stratofortess powered by a mix of synthetic fuel arrived here Jan. 17 for cold-weather testing, the last step in the testing and certification process to help reduce Air Force dependence on imported fuel.
  • USS Ohio Sailors Depart NBK for Historic Forward Deployed Crew Swap Navy NewsStand 22 Jan 2007 -- USS Ohio (SSGN 726) (Gold) Sailors departed Naval Base Kitsap (NBK), Bangor, Jan. 21, for Pearl Harbor, Hawaii to conduct a crew swap with USS Ohio (Blue) crew.
  • USCGC Midgett Shares Law Enforcement Techniques with Djibouti Navy Navy NewsStand 22 Jan 2007 -- The boarding team of USCGC Midgett (WHEC 726) began two days of law enforcement training and professional exchanges with the Djibouti navy Jan. 13.
  • HMS Campbeltown Visits Jeddah, Saudi Arabia Navy NewsStand 22 Jan 2007 -- Royal Navy Type frigate HMS Campbeltown visited Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Jan. 21-22, to strengthen the relationship between the United Kingdom's Royal Navy and the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RNSF).
  • CVW-9 Joins Stennis for Deployment Navy NewsStand 22 Jan 2007 -- Carrier Air Wing (CVW) 9 began flying its aircraft aboard USS John C. Stennis (CVN 74) Jan. 20, shortly after the ship left San Diego, Calif., for carrier qualifications off the coast of southern California.
  • Service secretaries visit Guam to analyze joint basing status AFPN 22 Jan 2007 -- William C. Anderson, assistant secretary of the Air Force for installations, environment and logistics, and his Navy counterpart, B J Penn, traveled to Guam to analyze the status of joint basing and future Guam development.
  • U.S. Air Forces in Europe Celebrates 65 Years of Airpower AFPS 22 Jan 2007 -- United States Air Forces in Europe is celebrating its 65th anniversary as the oldest, continuously active Air Force major command.
  • Israel Appoints New Army Chief VOA 22 Jan 2007 -- Israel's government has selected a retired army veteran as chief of the Israeli Defense Forces, the country's top military post
  • Russia set to offer MiG-35 fighters to India RIA Novosti 22 Jan 2007 -- Russian aircraft-maker MiG plans to showcase its newest MiG-35 fighter at an air show in India, and to join a tender on supplying fighters for the Indian Air Force, the company said Monday.
  • Iran, Belarus ink MoU on defence cooperation IRNA 22 Jan 2007 -- Iran and Belarus here on Monday signed a memorandum of understanding on defense cooperation.
  • Daily Press Briefing US Dept. of State 22 Jan 2007
  • Press Briefing by Tony Snow The White House 22 Jan 2007

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