August 25, 2019

US Warns of Sabotage in Persian Gulf

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US warns sailors that “Iran or its proxies” could be targeting maritime traffic in the Persian Gulf.

DefSec: No Surprise DoD Fails Audit

The Department of Defense failed its first-ever audit, but officials aren’t surprised. “We never thought we were going to pass an audit, right? Everyone was betting against us that we wouldn’t even do the audit,” Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan told reporters.

Firms to Pay $13B in Whistleblower Suit

Two firms will pony up $13 billion to settle whistleblower allegations of overbilling.

SpaceX Lands It! Space Travel Approaches Affordability.

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SpaceX gently landed a rocket back on Earth for reuse, after sending its payload into orbit, a huge step forward for affordable space travel.

Morning Coffee: Laser Weapons Improve

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The new generation of laser weapons are approaching the power and efficiency needed for active military use.