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Senators Urge DoD to Act on PFAS

Forty-two senators have signed a petition urging DEFSEC Lloyd Austin to treat PFAS chemicals on military installations with greater urgency, and set aside higher funding for per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances testing and remediation.

The Navy’s Problem? Itself.

CNO ADM Mike Gilday blames the Navy’s major problems on a culture of poor self-assessment. The reluctance to be self-critical resulted in systemic problems and stalled efforts to improve. “We are not operating to our full potential.”

DoD Set to Open Zero Trust Cyber Office

Zero Trust DoD

The Pentagon is set to speed up the adoption of a new “zero trust” cybersecurity model with the opening of a new management office next month.

Attacks Push Need for More Cybersecurity Workers

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Recent cyberattacks, hitting everything from the federal government to small businesses, are driving the demand for cybersecurity workers.

Army Testing Pan-Coronavirus Vaccine

Walter Reed’s infectious diseases branch is closing in on a “pan-coronavirus” vaccine and on synthetic antibodies that could protect a population before spread. The vaccine is now in the early stages of human trials.

V-22 Milestone: 600,000 Flight Hours

Osprey

A milestone for the Bell Boeing V-22 Osprey as the tiltrotor aircraft logs more than 600,000 flight hours since the count began with the first flight in 1989. The V-22 family of aircraft are designed to fly for the next 30 years and remain the only tiltrotor in production.

New Commandant at Naval Academy

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COL James “J.P.” McDonough III will be the next commandant at the US Naval Academy. The Marine Corps artillery officer was a 1994 graduate of the academy.

SolarWinds: Pearl Harbor of American IT

A SolarWinds investor has filed suit against the IT firm Russia exploited to infiltrate 18,000 US computer systems. The lawsuit accuses SolarWinds of failing to disclose the breach. The extent and full nature of the infiltration has not been established by ongoing investigations whose findings are increasingly worrisome to IT experts.