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Pentagon docs: Obama to request big Pentagon budget hike

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will ask Congress for a hefty, almost 8 percent boost for the Pentagon, including $5.3 billion to equip and train Iraqi soldiers and moderate Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants in the Middle East.

USS Green Bay departs for Japan

The USS Green Bay departed San Diego on Monday for Sasebo, Japan, where the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship will join U.S. 7th Fleet's Forward Deployed Naval Forces.

GA-ASI adds $34.6M to contract for UK Reapers

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) in Poway was awarded a $34.6 million contract action to a previous contract award for Contract Logistics Support for the United Kingdom’s MQ-9 Reapers.

Navy opening submarine force to enlisted females

SPAWAR's third MUOS satellite set for launch

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Retired Rear Adm. Jim Beebe joins Epsilon Systems

GENERAL

On the Agenda: Installations, Law Day, apps on tap for businesses

I.E. Pacific awarded $16.4 million renovation, construction task order

Coast Guard Cutter Sherman departs SD for new homeport of Honolulu

Cubic data link, Lockheed simulator aid F-35 training

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Obama is smart not to call terrorism 'radical Islam'

Following the Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris this month, White House spokesman Josh Earnest briefly became an Islamic theologian.

Nuclear subs, jets drive General Dynamics profit

General Dynamics Corp. is reaping the benefits from building nuclear submarines as well as the world’s biggest, fastest business jets.

Pentagon docs: Obama to request big Pentagon budget hike

President Barack Obama will ask Congress for a hefty, almost 8 percent boost for the Pentagon, including $5.3 billion to equip and train Iraqi soldiers and moderate Syrian rebels to fight Islamic State militants in the Middle East.

Ukraine must accept that sanctions can't defeat Putin

The Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny recently said that were it not for Western economic sanctions, Russian tanks would already have swept west to the port city of Odessa, occupying a huge swath of Southern Ukraine and cutting off the rest of the country from the Black Sea.

Navy wants to increase use of sonar-emitting buoys

The U.S. Navy is seeking permits to expand sonar and other training exercises off the Pacific Coast, a proposal raising concerns from animal advocates who say that more sonar-emitting buoys would harm whales and other creatures that live in the water.

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Jan. 28, 2015, 5:00 P.M. -- Chip-maker Qualcomm has reduced its forecast for revenue and profit this year, reflecting lost semiconductor orders at a major customer and more competition in China.

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F-35C takeoff and landing

The U.S. Navy is conducting a developmental test onboard the USS Nimitz off San Diego of the new F-35 carrier variant Joint Strike Fighter jet. This footage shows the first catapult, arrival and arrested landings in early November. Video courtesy of Lockheed Martin and U.S. Navy

From the Front

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 26, 2015) -- Sailors lower a catapult power cylinder on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). 

SAN DIEGO (Jan. 26, 2015) -- Sailors lower a catapult power cylinder on the flight deck of the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan (CVN 76). Reagan is undergoing a planned incremental availability maintenance period at Naval Base Coronado. U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Timothy Schumaker

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