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Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Defense Revenue Up Nearly 8% From ’21

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Defense revenues of the top 100 defense companies climbed for a sixth consecutive year. Fiscal 2021 defense revenue for the Top 100 list totaled $595 billion, up nearly 8% from last year.

Survey: Women Reentering Workforce Want STEM Jobs

STEM

A new survey finds women who quit working during the COVID-19 pandemic now want jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics — STEM — fields.

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.

GAO: Aircraft Readiness Not Meeting Goals

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A Government Accountability Office report shows aircraft readiness in all branches of the military has gone from bad to worse. Among the report’s findings, some 24 aircraft have never met readiness goals in the nine years from 2011 through 2019.

Navy Orders Aviation Stand-Down After Crashes

Two crashes in the past week prompted a Naval Aviation stand-down to focus on operational risk management and mitigation. Two military officers died in the crash of a training aircraft in Alabama.

Fallen Sailors Honored at USS Cole Memorial

Cole

The US Navy honored the memory of 17 sailors killed in the 2000 jihadi attack on the destroyer USS Cole. Monday marked 20 years since the attack in a Yemeni port.

McConnell “OK” Renaming Military Bases

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GOP legislators remain divided on the renaming of bases named after Confederate Army officers, but the top Senate Republican Mitch McConnell has signaled he is “OK” with the renaming.

With NAVAIR Help, CH-53K Engine Problems Fixed

NAVAIR CH-53K King Stallion

With the help of engineers from the Naval Air Systems Command, Sikorsky has solved its CH-53K King Stallion heavy-lift helicopter’s gas re-ingestion problem.

East Coast on Alert As Florence Nears

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The mid-Atlantic region is expecting to be impacted by the approaching Hurricane Florence. Naval Station Norfolk is among the military installation taking precautions. The National Hurricane Center says it is still too early to predict the storm’s exact path.

Suspicious Packages Arrive in DC Region

suspicious packages

Suspicious packages have been received at military installations in the Washington region and at mail processing facilities for both the CIA and the White House. Packages may have been received at as many as six sites.