DefSec Hagel in China to avert the escalating possibility of crippling cyber attacks and counterattacks between the United States and China.
Edward Snowden appears via satellite the day before Congress launches confirmation hearings on VADM Michael Rogers to lead NSA & US Cyber Command
Adm. John Richardson, director of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program, said of 16,000 sailors in the program, less than one percent are involved, and no students.
VADM Michael S. Rogers has long been seen as a likely candidate to lead NSA and the Pentagon’s cyberwarfare organization.
The president’s announced curbs on NSA data collection require complex and speedy action, prompting skepticism about how deep changes will or can be.
Federal officials announced wind energy development leases would be offered for 80,000 acres at least 10 nautical miles off Ocean City late next year.
In a recent letter to “the people of Brazil” NSA leaker Edward Snowden offered to help that nation investigate alleged American spying but would require Brazil to provide political asylum because the US “government will continue to interfere with my ability to speak.”
Boston Dynamics became the eighth robotics firm Google has purchased in the past six months. Current military contracts will be honored, say Google execs, but the company doesn’t seek to become a military contractor on its own.
Lockheed, Boeing and Northrup have designs for NASA’s supersonic plane in 2025 and DARPA has plans for a space plane even sooner.
Three very different 2014 DOD funding scenarios are still being considered a month and a half into the fiscal year.