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Navy Assists Search for Malaysian Airliner

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DOD Support to Find Missing Plane Continues

The Defense Department continues to support the international search mission for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Pentagon spokesman told reporters, while providing a cost breakdown. Story

Logistics Ship Joins Search for Airliner

The 7th Fleet supply ship USNS Cesar Chavez joined an international task force led by the Australian Defense Force searching for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 off the Western Coast of Australia. Story

Spokesman: DOD Costs in Search Surpass $7 Million

The Defense Department has committed more than $7 million over the past 30 days in support of search operations for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Pentagon spokesman said. Story

Navy Team Detects Signals in Search for Aircraft

U.S. Navy personnel continue their support of the search for missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, a Pentagon spokesman said, adding that the team operating the towed pinger locator detected signals that are consistent with sounds that would come from a black box. Story

U.S. Sends Sea Search Equipment to Australia

As the United States continues to support the search for the Malaysian Airlines Flight 370, the Navy is sending a towed pinger locator, as well as a Bluefin-21 autonomous underwater vehicle, to Perth, Australia, Pentagon Press Secretary Navy Rear Adm. John Kirby said. Story

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