July 25, 2024

New Effort to Coordinate DoD Research, Development

DoD Research

The Pentagon is drafting a list of desired technologies as part of a new modernization strategy to coordinate DoD’s research and development, including at US laboratories and government-funded research centers. The goal is to make sure that the military is aligned across the services.

EA-6B Prowler to Join Fight Against ISIS


Marines are headed to Turkey to join the US-led campaign against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. The EA-6B Prowler aircraft from Marine Corps Tactical Electronic Warfare Squadron 4 will work to intercept and block the enemy’s ability to communicate.

Pentagon Addresses Climate Change

A new DoD report states that climate change will affect the Pentagon’s ability to “defend the nation” and “poses immediate risks to US national security.”

MQ-4C Tritons Coming to PAX

MQ-4C Triton UAS’s will fly cross-country to NAS Pax River this fall after completing testing in California.

Morning Coffee: Human Toll of Military Layoffs

Job-security concerns may compound pressures already producing record behavioral and physical health issues.

It’s Official: Furloughs to Begin April 26

Pentagon Capitol

DoD civilian workers will lose one day of pay a week if Congress doesn’t reverse sequestration.

JSF Costs Rose 64%

F-35 price tag has expanded rapidly in the last decade.

Prowler Flies on Biofuel

EA-6B is the latest NAVAIR jet to run on plant-based blend.