October 22, 2019

Art & Lifestyle:

Grease Skids: Reduce Spending Bill Amendments, Ryan Proposes

House Speaker Paul Ryan wants to eliminate amendments that are bogging down, and sometimes killing, spending bills.

Space Planes, Spy Planes and Supersonic Planes

Lockheed, Boeing and Northrup have designs for NASA’s supersonic plane in 2025 and DARPA has plans for a space plane even sooner.

All-Volunteer Force: ‘Consequential Shift’ in US History

Civilian drone workers looking to organize; India debates foreign defense investment cap; exec salaries ‘deconstructed’; IRS targets more than conservatives; vet employment up; Navy seeks RAD.

Diffusing India and Pakistan Again – Not ‘If’ But ‘When’

Bruce Riedel, St. Mary's College

Bruce Riedel, expert on the politics of the Indian subcontinent, speaks at St. Mary’s College of Maryland.

Lower Profits, Little Growth for L-3, CACI

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L-3 posts lower profits, and organic growth declines for CACI.

Marines Wrapping Up Integrator Developmental Testing

Integrator

The Corps prepares to purchase a few RQ-21As, which began testing at Webster Field, for further development.

Surge in Cancelled Contracts Gives a Preview of Sequester

budget axe

The federal government terminated 13,579 contracts ($2.15 billion) last fiscal year.

Navy Putting $50 Million into Small Business Funding

money

Rapid Innovation Fund provides up to $3 million for small projects.

Defense Firms Look Abroad for Profits

SH-60B Seahawk

Brazil, China, India and Turkey seen as growth markets.

Some Strikers Return to Lockheed

F-35 Joint Strike Fighter production

Lockheed says some machinists have returned to work at the Joint Strike Fighter plant.