June 21, 2024

DoD to Troops: Don’t Share Classified Info

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The Defense Department is moving to tighten rules over who is allowed to access the most sensitive intelligence after last week’s arrest of a Massachusetts Air National Guardsman in connection with the leak of Pentagon intelligence.

Report Highlights China’s Push for Military Dominance

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A newly released report says China’s military is pushing ahead of the US. The “Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China” reveals China has progressed in areas such as shipbuilding, missile defense, and ballistic and cruise missile construction. The People’s Liberation Army is an “increasingly modern and flexible force,” according to the report.

Boeing 737 Safety System Implicated in Crash

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Pilots repeatedly fought to override an automatic safety system installed in the Boeing 737 MAX 8 plane before the plane hurtled nose-first into the Java Sea.

Sikorski Investigated for Illegal Billings

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United Technologies blames a subsidiary, says Lockheed knew of the investigation before agreeing to acquire Sikorski from United Technologies.

War Becomes More Complicated

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Cyber war, hybrid war, terrorism, space security; more battlefronts than ever confront the US military; policy makers struggle to build readiness.

VA Guns for MD Jobs

Virginia openly courts Maryland contractors with tax incentives.