May 22, 2024

Dewey Receives Navy’s New Drone-Fighting Laser Weapon

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The Navy announced that the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer Dewey has a new laser weapon onboard, ODIN — Optical Dazzling Interdictor, Navy. The system was installed last year, but kept under wraps until last week.

DoD Loses $28B in Expired Funds

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The first ever Pentagon audit led to the discovery of nearly $28B in funds that expired in 2018. The military is prevented from using expired funds for new projects.