September 25, 2017

Chemical Weapons Ship Making Ready in Norfolk

No country will host the destruction of Syria’s most lethal chemical weapons, so the US is outfitting a commercial transport vessel to do the job at sea.

The F-35 Boosts Into the Social Media

F-35C JSF formation

Despite escalating costs, the F-35 remains top priority to a military facing a shrinking pool of qualified engineers and a shrinking budget.

Hill Debates FY14 Defense Budget

Pentagon Capitol

The 2014 defense bill must pass by Dec. 12 to avoid a $50 billion cut hitting the Pentagon mid-January.

Upon the 11th Hour, 11th Day, 11th Month: Remember

Armstice Day approaches its 100th year of commemoration from the 1918 end of World War I as US involvement in Vietnam approaches its 50th anniversary in 2015.

Both Pilots Stable After Goshawk Crash

The training aircraft crashed upon an approach to Sherman Field at NAS:Pensacola at the end of a local-area, routine flight.

JSF Scrutinized; Red Tape Is Cut for Aircraft Exports

As the JSF undergoes increasing cost surveillance and accountability studies at home, the White House is making foreign weapon sales easier.

Triton Sensor Matures; Internet Reaches the Moon

MQ-4C Triton

It’s all about surveillance, cybersecurity and learning to thrive in a virtual world; the Navy is among the leaders.

Pentagon to Examine JSF Costs, Pessimistic about Budget Fix

F-35C JSF formation

Reeling with productivity losses from the shutdown and facing another sequestration hit, the Pentagon continues with plans to sell $10.8 billion in munitions to Persian Gulf allies.

Government Closes

Congress keeps working. So does the military. So do essential personnel. But otherwise, the federal government is closed.

Lockheed Says Ordered F-35s Safe from Sequestration

F-35s in Flight

The White House and key security advisers have security preparations in place for 9/11 anniversaries.