November 19, 2017

Pentagon Taking Aim at F-35 Cost

Pentagon Taking Aim at F-35 Cost

The Pentagon has taken over an effort to cut the cost of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter as it tries to make a program estimated to cost $400 billion more affordable.

Military Offering Relief in Wake of Irma

Relief in the Wake of Hurricane Irma

Members of the military are being kept busy with relief operation efforts following Hurricanes Irma and Harvey.

Thunderbolt, F-15E Lead Fight Against ISIS

A-10 Thunderbolt

Older US Air Force jets — the A-10 Thunderbolt II and the F-15E Strike Eagle — are leading the air war against the Islamic State. Military fighter-attack jets, bombers, and drones have dropped more than 67,000 bombs since the 2014 start of Operation Inherent Resolve.

Work Asks: “How Does Fear Play Out … Between Unmanned Systems?”

Artificial intelligence changes conflict, says DepDefSec Robert Work about the nature of war, which is.a collision of will, fear, uncertainty, and chance.

New US Challenge: Dealing With N. Korea

North Korea missile launch

North Korea’s latest nuclear test was the biggest recorded detonation since the country began underground testing in 2006. Analysts say this is a key step toward developing missile capable of reaching the US mainland.

Multi-domain Warfare: Name of the Game

Upkeep of F-35 Fleet Becomes More Challenging

Aerial combat is now truly 3-D, as multi-domain warfare adds new dimensions.

Eligibility for Overtime Expanded

Under new rules announced Wednesday, millions more American workers will be able to receive overtime for extra hours worked.

CIO: Ease Way for IT Stars to Work at DoD

computer network

DoD CIO wants lower hurdles for IT stars to transition in and out of government service.