June 27, 2022

Art & Lifestyle:

Orlando Shooter Worked For Counterterrorism Firm

Discovery that the shooter in the Orlando nightclub massacre worked for a counterterrorism firm calls into question how wisely security dollars are being spent.

Carter Remakes Silicon Valley Liaison Team

DefSec Carter shakes up DoD Silicon Valley tech office with a new organizational chart and casting change.

F-35 Pilot Smart Helmet: State of the Art

The F-35 helmet with DAS capability is the brain on the brains.

Who Made the Most Defense Revenue in FY15

The top 20 Defense Contractors listed by their defense revenue in FY15.

Cuts Could Cost the War, Warns Naval Chief

ADM Jonathan Greenert, Chief of Naval Operations, warned a Senate Armed Services Committee of risk & readiness consequences of budget reductions.

Majority Favors Sequestration End

73 percent of voters want to lift spending caps in some form and 43 percent want sequestration eliminated and replaced with a bipartisan compromise.

World’s Top 100 Defense Contractors

Lockheed Martin leads the defense contractor list, with Boeing, BAE, Raytheon, and Northrop Grumman rounding out the top five.

US Unprepared for Major Cyber Attacks

New Normal on the Internet cyber

DISA and the US Cyber Command are doing a good job of preventing defense network cyber attacks but the rest of government is not as well protected.

NDAA Deal Reduces Benefits

News on Economy

The pay and benefits cuts were backed by both the DoD and White House in an effort to slow the growth of personnel costs.

Pax Force Videoed on JSF Night Flights at Nimitz

Video of a F-35 Lightning II from the Pax River Integrated Test Force conducting the first carrier-based night flight operations aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz.