September 24, 2017

Trump Issues Ultimatum to China

North Korea Missile

Trump’s ultimatum to China: fail to pressure North Korea to disable its nuclear program and the US will take action on its own against North Korea.

Military Ebola Quarantine Approved

DefSec Chuck Hagel approved a 21-day quarantine for all military personnel leaving Ebola stricken areas of West Africa.

Citizens Critical of Wind Farm

wind turbine farm

NAS Pax River worries the wind farm will interfere with testing radar and resident’s concerns include potential noise issues and decreased property values.

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.

Boeing, Northrop Win Huge Navy Contracts

Boeing to supply 38 F/A-18E Super Hornet fighters and 21 EA-18G Growlers and Northrop to build 25 E-2D Advanced Hawkeyes.

Multiplying Military Drones Challenge Safe Air Travel

Drone flight hours have tripled in shared US airspace since 2011 and the ongoing expansion of DoD drone flights will transform American aviation.

Average Maryland VA Wait is 81 Days

The Maryland average wait time is the fourth-longest for examined VA facilities and is more than five times the VA-defined guideline.

Sensitive F-35 Documents Intercepted

F-35 transonic

Contractor charged with attempting to ship thousands of pages of sensitive documents to Iran relating to the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter’s engine.

Pentagon: BRAC Is Back for Fiscal 2014

Pentagon Capitol

Another round of base closure will be proposed in the fiscal 2014 Pentagon budget request March 25.

White House Again Says No to Layoff Notices

pink slip

Another directive tells contractors not to issue layoff warnings ahead of sequestration.