Archiv für den Monat: Mai 2011

Marineforum - libysche COMBATTANTE-II (Foto: CMN)
(nur maritime Aspekte) Einen Tag nach einer ersten Serie koordinierter Angriffe auf Anlagen und Schiffe der libyschen Marine in Tripolis, Sirte und Al Khums haben NATO Kampfflugzeuge am 21. Mai weitere Schiffe und Boote zerstört. Französischen Medien zufolge soll nun keine einzige mit Seeziel-FK bestückte Einheit der libyschen Marine mehr […]

Libyen – NATO Kampfflugzeuge zerstören weitere Schiffe und Boote









ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, Va., May 30, 2011 – The lessons of Memorial Day can be summed up in a few words, President Barack Obama said here today: „Brotherhood. Sacrifice. Love of country.“ The president spoke at the Memorial Amphitheatre by the Tomb of the Unknowns. It is a white marble […]

Obama Leads Americans in Observing Memorial Day







WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 – Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton and Navy Adm. Mike Mullen met with Pakistani leaders today in an effort to shore up relations between the United States and Pakistan. Clinton and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff met in the Pakistani capital of […]

Clinton, Mullen Meet With Pakistani Leaders



Brussels, 28 May 2011 Mr Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council, Mr Jose Manuel Barroso, President of the European Commission, and Mr Naoto Kan, Prime Minister of Japan, met today in Brussels to reaffirm the close partnership between the European Union and Japan as like-minded global partners and […]

20th EU-Japan Summit – Joint Press Statement






Remarks by Herman VAN ROMPUY President of the European Council following the EU-Japan Summit We have just concluded a very constructive and successful summit, the Kizuna summit – the summit of bonds of friendship – in the beautiful setting of Val Duchesse. We had three main goals for this year’s […]

Remarks on EU-Japan Summit


WASHINGTON, May 27, 2011 – A handheld device that would give new intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities to warfighters and an airframe equipped with „plug and play“ sensors are among new technologies being tested during U.S. Joint Forces Command’s Empire Challenge 2011 demonstration. The demonstration kicked off May 23 and […]

‚Empire Challenge‘ Promotes Intelligence Interoperability




NAVY General Dynamics National Steel and Shipbuilding Co., San Diego, Calif., is being awarded a $744,129,956 modification to previously awarded contract (N00024-09-C-2229) for the procurement of the detail design and construction of two mobile landing platform ships. Work will be performed in San Diego, Calif. (62 percent); Mobile, Ala. (7 […]

USA – US Military contracts for FY11