Top News of the Week of Aug 23 – 29, 2014

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Top News of the Week of Aug 23 – 29, 2014

US DoD Expresses Concern to China for Dangerous Intercept

The US Defense Department has expressed its concern to Chinese diplomatic officials about an Aug. 19 incident in which an armed Chinese fighter jet conducted a dangerous intercept of a U.S. Navy P-8 Poseidon patrol aircraft, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters Aug. 22.


USCG Rescues Two from Disabled Boat Near Niagara Falls

The US Coast Guard rescued two people from a disabled boat near Niagara Falls late Monday night.


GHOST – Missing Vessel in the Navy?

Juliet Marine Systems CEO Gregory Sancoff is hoping to get the US Department of Defence interested in the procurement of his innovative marine warship GHOST.


Lusty Lowers Her White Ensign for the Final Time

After a 32-year career, the last of the Royal UK Navy’s Invincible Class aircraft carriers decommissions in Portsmouth.


Textron to Build LCAC 101

Textron Inc., New Orleans, Louisiana, is being awarded a $21,9 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the construction of Landing Craft, Air Cushion (LCAC) 101 of the ship-to-shore connector (SSC) program.


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