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10 June 2012 Military News

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Current Operations

Defense Policy / Programs

  • Luke AFB reduces energy, earns money AFNS 10 Jun 2012 -- The 56th Civil Engineer Squadron here will receive approximately $54,500 from an energy program by reducing the amount of electricity Luke Air Force Base uses from June 1 to Sept. 30.
  • Communications Keeps Pacific Partnership 2012 Connected NNS 10 Jun 2012 -- Service members from Pacific Partnership 2012's (PP12) Joint Communication Support Element (JCSE) are pushing technology to its utmost to keep everyone connected during the mission.
  • Commander, Submarine Squadron 11 Holds Change of Command NNS 10 Jun 2012 -- A pier side change of command ceremony was held for Commander, Submarine Squadron 11; and Commander, Submarine Forces U. S. Pacific Fleet Representative West Coast, aboard Los Angeles-class submarine USS San Francisco (SSN 711), June 8.
  • BALTOPS 2012 Team finds Historical Ordinance, Clears Sea Lanes NNS 10 Jun 2012 -- The combined mine warfare counter syndicate operating during a training exercise in the Baltic Sea discovered historical ordnance off the western coast of Poland, June 8.
  • Taiwan keeping eye on sea trials of China's aircraft carrier CNA 10 Jun 2012 -- Taiwan is paying close attention to the development of China's first aircraft carrier, including its sea trails, a defense official said Sunday as the trails have reportedly become more frequent recently.

Defense Industry

  • HRW Pressures France to Exclude Russia From Paris Arms Show RIA Novosti 10 Jun 2012 -- International human rights organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on France to reconsider allowing Russia's state-owned arms exporter Rosoboronexport to take part in the upcoming EUROSATORY 2012 arms exhibition in Paris over arms supplies to Syria.

Other Conflicts

News Reports

  • Iran reiterates sovereignty over Abu Musa Island IRNA 10 Jun 2012 -- Iranian Parliament has reiterated Iran's sovereignty over Abu Musa Island considering the historical ownership of the Islands in the Persian Gulf.
  • Minju Joson Reveals Truth behind "Spy Case" Fabricated by S. Korean Police KCNA 10 Jun 2012 -- Shortly ago, the south Korean police announced that they uncovered and put into custody spies who provided secret military information including GPS jamming system to the DPRK.
  • High-Level US Envoy Visits Somalia VOA 10 Jun 2012 -- U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Johnnie Carson has visited Mogadishu to press Somali officials to meet the deadline for ending the political transition. Carson emphasized the United States is ready to sanction individuals who try to derail the process.
  • France Holds Parliamentary Election VOA 10 Jun 2012 -- France is holding the first round of parliamentary elections Sunday, a vote which will ultimately determine the pace of reform under the country's new Socialist President Francois Hollande.



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