April 26, 2019

Trump Shifts Military From Counterterrorism to Competition

counterterrorism

The Trump administration shifts US military focus from counterterrorism to competition with peer adversaries such as China.

F-35 Pilot Smart Helmet: State of the Art

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

House Defense Bill: Bit of Bad News for Everyone

NDAA - defense readiness

National Defense Authorization Act leaves the House Armed Services Committee: No BRAC, no contractors replacing civilians, the A-10 stays.

Navy Staffing-Up, Rest of Military Catching-Up

While the Army and Air Force are re-thinking their force reduction plans, the Navy plans a continued growth of force for the next five years.

Wind Farm Debate Continues

wind turbine farm

The Somerset County Wind Farm debate continues after a 2-2 vote allows the project to move forward, but not necessarily to a final vote.

The Cloud: Effectivness Overcomes Obstacles

Moving the military to cloud computing won’t happen overnight, will have nothing to do with cost efficiencies, but its ultimate effectiveness will propel the inevitable transition.

Rogue IT Admins Are Cybersecurity Threat

The most dangerous cybersecurity threat facing US agencies might be a rogue IT administrator bent on destruction of critical infrastructure.

Still A Chance F-35 Could Fly to Farnborough

“Excessive rubbing” of fan blades in F-35 engines have grounded the fleet but there’s hope it will fly to the UK air show yet.

Navy Expands Typhoon Relief

The USS George Washington carrier group, amphibious assault ships and additional Marines are on the way to the Philippines.

Pentagon Withholds Payment Due to JSF Problems

F-35B JSF over Pax River

The Pentagon withholds $46.5 million from Lockheed Martin until deficiencies in the Joint Strike Fighter are fixed.