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  • U.S., Korean Navies Plan on Close Cooperation Navy NewsStand 29 Mar 2009 -- In a fitting end to a military exercise in defending the Republic of Korea (ROK) against external aggression, a new maritime operational plan was signed March 20 shortly after allied "victory" was declared from the simulated conflict.
  • Bonhomme Richard's ATFP Program Excels During ULTRA-S Navy NewsStand 29 Mar 2009 -- During its Unit Level Training Assessment-Sustainment Plus (ULTRA-S PLUS), March 23, the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard's (LHD 6) Anti-terrorism and Force Protection (ATFP) program received high scores; passing all 12 of its ATFP drills and scoring above 90 percent overall.
  • Secretary Robert Gates Interview with Fox News DoD 29 Mar 2009 -- Presenter: Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates
  • Special Missions Center Hosts Electro-Optic Workshop at NSWC Crane Navy NewsStand 29 Mar 2009 -- Looking to better enable rapid technology transition to the warfighter, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC Crane) hosted The Electro-Optic (EO) Technology "Road-Mapping" Workshop February 9-13, 2009.
  • NMCB 3 Completes Highly Successful Embarkation Exercise Navy NewsStand 29 Mar 2009 -- Naval Mobile Construction Battalion (NMCB) 3 successfully completed Operation Meathook, a two-day embarkation training exercise March 18.
  • San Antonio Concludes Maiden Deployment Navy NewsStand 29 Mar 2009 -- The amphibious transport dock ship USS San Antonio (LPD 17), part of the Iwo Jima Amphibious Ready Group, returned to Naval Station Norfolk March 27, concluding the ship's maiden seven-month deployment.
  • India test fires BrahMos missile IRNA 29 Mar 2009 -- India on Sunday test fired supersonic surface to surface 'BrahMos' missile.
    Test of supersonic cruise missile was conducted in Pokharan in Rajasthan and it successfully hit its target near Ajasar.
  • India successfully test fires BrahMos supersonic cruise missile RIA Novosti 29 Mar 2009 -- India has successfully tested the latest land attack version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile at a firing range in Pokhran, a spokesman for Russian-Indian joint venture BrahMos Aerospace Limited said Sunday.
  • Russian warships sail to Horn of Africa on anti-piracy mission RIA Novosti 29 Mar 2009 -- A task force from Russia's Pacific Fleet left Vladivostok on Sunday for the Gulf of Aden to take part in ongoing anti-piracy operations.

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