May 22, 2024

25% Cut to DoD Support Agencies Proposed

25% cut to DoD

Thornberry’s proposed 25% cut to DoD would impact “fourth estate” agencies supported by 200,000 civilians and 600,000 contractors, at a cost of more than $100 billion per year.

Networked Weapon Clears Tests

DoD’s first network-enabled weapon has completed developmental testing.

NAVAIR Wants P-8A Study

p-8a poseidon torpedo

NAVAIR solicited two contracts and awarded two others yesterday.

Morning coffee

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hFsFMYoUju8] Northrop Grumman unveils new manned/unmanned Firebird platform. Pentagon mum on stealthy Black Hawk parts from Bin Laden raid. Rear Adms. Gaddis and Grosklags nominated for promotion. Rolls Royce scores contract for CV-22 engine maintenance. Joint Standoff Weapon takes flight at Point Mugu.