July 22, 2024

DoD Assigned Role in Gun Control Initiatives

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DoD will play a role in President Obama’s gun control initiatives, instructed to research and adopt improved firearms safety and technology, reports Military.com.

The Navy continues its maintenance and deployment juggling of aging Hornets, its premier fighter jets, to keep them flying past their anticipated lifespan, reports Military Times, forcing upkeep costs to continue into 2016.

The Washington Post goes back to the 7th century to line up the facts to help explain the current Saudi-Iran crisis.

DoD has received plans from each service to integrate women into all military positions, reports Defense.gov.

The Aviationist showcases video of short take off vertical landing (STOVL) capabilities of two Marine F-35Bs.

To keep ahead of threats, the Navy must strengthen its power, learn faster and expand its partnerships across government and industry, Reuters quotes Chief of Naval Operations John Richardson.

Skipper relieved of command after submarine hits channel buoy. The accident occurred Nov. 25, returning to port at Kings Bay, GA, reports CNN, and cost $1 million to repair.

Ongoing action in Afghanistan cost the life of one US soldier, leaves two wounded and forces a medevac helicopter to crash this week in the  southwestern Helmand province, reports Military.com.

The demand for connected and autonomous cars is accelerating, so will hacker vulnerabilities. The Hill reports these expectations as Harman International, maker of  JBL speakers, prepares to buy automotive cybersecurity firm, TowerSec.

eSecurityplanet reports, 91 percent of cyber security pros see passwords as history in a decade, but no consensus on what will replace them.

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