Tag: Navy

Torpedo ‘Probable Cause’ of South Korean Ship Sinking

Chosun:  A torpedo has been determined as the probable cause of the sinking of the Navy corvette Cheonan, according to a preliminary inspection of the split surface of the ship after it was salvaged from the West Sea. Defense Minister…

China Testing Ballistic Missile ‘Carrier-Killer’

Wired.com:  Last week, Adm. Robert Willard, the head of U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM), made an alarming but little-noticed disclosure. China, he told legislators, was “developing and testing a conventional anti-ship ballistic missile based on the DF-21/CSS-5 [medium-range ballistic missile] designed…

US warns ships of possible Al-Qaeda attack

The United States’ Office of Naval Intelligence (ONI) warned on its website that ships sailing off Yemen‘s Red Sea and Gulf of Aden coasts run the risk of Al-Qaeda attacks similar to the suicide bombing of the US warship USS Cole in 2000 that left 17 US…

China navy report posted on web

Business-Standard:  A mistake by a US Navy intelligence official has given the world an unexpected peek into the secret world of China’s navy. The US Office for Naval Intelligence (ONI) committed the blunder of posting, on an open website, the…