June 10, 2023

Budget Cuts All Services & Contractor Pay, But Stocks Rise

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White House seeks further reductions on contractor executive pay, according to the White House blog.

Union local in Philadelphia negotiates for furloughed Navy personnel to receive unemployment benefits by clumping furlough days together, reports Gov Exec.

Photo courtesy of  Johnpsuedo

Photo courtesy of Johnpsuedo

Pentagon tells services to prepare three budgets for FY15: the president’s proposal, a 5 percent cut on that, and a 10 percent cut version as well, reports Defense News.

US defense stocks at near record highs, reports Defense News.

All services have now reported their JSF capability dates, the Navy set for February 2019, reported Breaking Defense. Lockheed confident  with the 2015, 2016 and 2019 deadlines, reports The Hill.

Time to plan for continuing efforts in the wake of a tactical nuclear strike says the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, reports Breaking Defense.

Navy Times reports suspected US drones killed seven suspected al-Qaida militants in Yemen.

Legally hack into drone-strike history from Pakistan, Yemen and Somalia; the app developer wants to foster “empathy” between audiences and victims, reports Wired.  The app release coincided with the National Day of Civic Hacking this past weekend. For the first time the White House joined the hackathon and billed its participation as  the “largest ever collaboration across government agencies.”

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says cyber intrusions tied to Chinese government and military, reports CNN’s Security Clearance.

Army chief of staff says legal resolution near to bring Pentagon into national Internet infrastructure protection, reports Aviation Week.

DoD expands on-line peer support for sexual assault victims, reports Defense Gov.

House to consider bill to ease ability of sexual assault victims to receive disability benefits, reports The Hill.

EU’s lifted arms embargo on Syria poised to increase weaponry on both sides, reports Defence Talk.

Flight Global reports Russia to sell Syria more MiG-29 fighters.

GOP Armed Services Committee member Sen. Lindsey Graham wants more military efforts deployed in the Middle East, including intervention in Syria, reports Breaking Defense.

Performance.Gov releases inventory of all Federal programs.

Rethinking satellite technology could open market to smaller contractors, reports Defense News.

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