April 7, 2020

Higher Security Alerts at US Bases, Installations

Security Alerts

Those heading to work Monday at base gates might have experienced longer-than-normal wait times as installations shore up security following strikes and heated rhetoric between the US and Iran.

Lawmakers Chide Navy for Continued Physiological Episodes

growlers

The Navy is trying to find a way to alert Congress earlier of ongoing Physiological Episodes in response to a chiding from the House Armed Services Committee for failing to more promptly disclose the January failure of the environmental control system of an E/A-18G Growler.

Marine Corps Wants More Cyber Teams

cybersecurity

USMC Cyberspace Command wants to have 13 fully operational cyber teams. Right now, it has nine teams defending networks and conducting operations in cyberspace.

A Look at Top Military Stories in 2016

Av-8B Harrier II

A look back at some of the top military and maritime stories of 2016. The news was full of stories about research, development, and acquisition, as well as testing, fielding, and planning for ships, aircraft, and weapon systems.

Retired General Mattis Chosen for DefSec

Marine Gen. James N. Mattis

James Mattis, a retired Marine Corps general, has been tapped by President-elect Donald Trump as defense secretary.