Groups press for defense spending hikes,
Groups press for defense spending hikes, base closuresWashington ExaminerBIGGER SHOPPING LIST: As the House Armed Services subcommittees begin markups of the 2018 National Defense Authorization Act this week, the advice from interested parties is flowing. The Heritage Foundation's Center for National Defense has ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 4:21 am
Once at the vanguard of national policy,
SalonOnce at the vanguard of national policy, California plays defense under TrumpSalonOnce at the vanguard of national policy, California plays defense under Trump EnlargeFile - In this Jan. 24, 2017, file photo, Xavier Becerra, California's attorney general, talks to reporters at a news conference in Sacramento, Calif.(Credit: AP Photo ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 3:03 am
M&A Flashback: Northrop's Takeover of
ForbesM&A Flashback: Northrop's Takeover of Grumman Led Defense Stocks Out Of The Cold WarForbesTHE COLD WAR'S END wasn't so hot at first for American defense contractors: Peace paid few dividends initially as war-footing contracts expired. The companies' new battle plan was consolidation, and Northrop's takeover of Grumman in April 1994 kicked ...
Posted on 20 June 2017 | 3:02 am
Patriot batteries are Tokyo's last line of
Stars and StripesPatriot batteries are Tokyo's last line of defense against North Korean missilesStars and StripesIRUMA AIR BASE, Japan — Japanese airmen's boots thudded on asphalt and electric motors hummed as a PAC3 missile launcher aimed into the blue sky over Tokyo. The launcher, part of a U.S.-made Patriot missile-defense system at Iruma, a Japan Air ...and more »
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 9:16 pm
Department of Defense still uses 8-inch
MashableDepartment of Defense still uses 8-inch floppy disks and other disturbing details from Jared Kushner's speechMashableChief among them is that the U.S. Department of Defense still uses 8-inch floppy disks, a stored media technology retired by most businesses back in the early 1980s. At my first job at a tiny weekly newspaper in 1986, we used 8-inch floppies and a ...and more »
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 6:02 pm
Packers coach secretly gave his defense all
Following a disastrous end to the 2014 season, Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy gave up play-calling duties to lessen his individual workload. In doing so, he began to spend less time with the Packers offense and more time with the defense. As time ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:03 am
Packers coach Mike McCarthy tipping
Remember all those training camp interceptions Aaron Rodgers threw? Well, maybe there was something more to it than the quarterback just testing the range of his wide receivers. Maybe the defense knew where the ball was going. Packers coach Mike McCarthy ...
Posted on 28 August 2015 | 12:00 am
Defense Department To Build Silicon Valley
The Defense Department on Friday will announce a new Manufacturing Innovation Institute to be based in San Jose, Calif,, that will invest $171 million in wearable technology, or "flexible hybrid electronics," part of its prolonged effort to tap into the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:33 pm
FlexTech Alliance Receives $75 Million
SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) today awarded FlexTech Alliance a Cooperative Agreement to establish and manage a Manufacturing Innovation Institute (MII) for Flexible Hybrid Electronics (FHE MII).
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:30 pm
The Legion of Whom? Dan Quinn Tries to Find
It's almost here. For everything you need to know about the new season, follow all of Grantland's coverage. Quinn has left the boldest defense in the league to fix the blandest. Despite DeAngelo Hall’s best efforts, Atlanta hasn’t had a flamboyant ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:29 pm