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The global race for space radar means this year’s satellites need twice the power

The global race for space radar means this year’s satellites need twice the power

Space radar startup Capella has to upgrade its satellite design just one year after its first model reached orbit.

Rocket Lab’s first launch of 2020 is a mission for the National Reconnaissance Office

Rocket Lab has announced its first mission for 2020 – a dedicated rocket launch on behalf of client the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) with a launch window that opens on January 31. The

Meet the DC Advocacy Org Helping Put Blockchain on the US Military’s Radar

The D.C.-based Value Technology Association helped lead the charge in requiring the U.S. Department of Defense to consider the benefits of blockchain technology.
How the Navy SEALs wound up buying 450 counterfeit radio antennas

How the Navy SEALs wound up buying 450 counterfeit radio antennas

The cheap Chinese knockoffs came courtesy of a California-based vendor.
Report: 51 Members of Congress and Their Spouses Collectively Own Millions in Defense Stocks

Report: 51 Members of Congress and Their Spouses Collectively Own Millions in Defense Stocks

51 members of Congress or their spouses own between $2.8 million to $5.3 million worth of stock in the top 30 defense contractors worldwide, Sludge reported on Monday, thus placing them in a position
A timeline of the Ukraine plane crash and Iran’s conflicting statements

A timeline of the Ukraine plane crash and Iran’s conflicting statements

Now Iranian protesters are blaming their leaders for a coverup.
OOPS: Leaked Pentagon Letter Indicated U.S. Was Moving Troops Out Of Iraq

OOPS: Leaked Pentagon Letter Indicated U.S. Was Moving Troops Out Of Iraq

What's going on at the Department of Defense? First, the draft of a letter stating the U.S. would leave Iraq gets leaked: "One day after Iraq's Parliament passed a resolution to expel U.S. troops
Mike Pompeo Is the Most Dangerous Man in the World Right Now

Mike Pompeo Is the Most Dangerous Man in the World Right Now

When the United States bombed its own former air base in Baghdad to kill Qassem Soleimani, Iran’s revered Middle East paramilitary commander, just before Friday prayers last week, the pretext was that
Why Did the Pentagon Push the FDA to Approve a Powerful New Opioid?

Why Did the Pentagon Push the FDA to Approve a Powerful New Opioid?

In November 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved America’s newest opioid, a formulation of sufentanil called Dsuvia. Sufentanil is the strongest prescription painkiller available—five to 10
Why Did the Pentagon Push the FDA to Approve a Powerful New Opioid?

Why Did the Pentagon Push the FDA to Approve a Powerful New Opioid?

In November 2018, the Food and Drug Administration approved America’s newest opioid, a formulation of sufentanil called Dsuvia. Sufentanil is the strongest prescription painkiller available—five to 10
Everything That Happened in Iran While You Were Sleeping

Everything That Happened in Iran While You Were Sleeping

The U.S. assassinated a high-ranking Iranian official in a targeted airstrike at Baghdad International Airport in Iraq early Friday, local time. The strike killed Qassem Soleimani, a top Iranian
Everything That Happened in Iran While You Were Sleeping

Everything That Happened in Iran While You Were Sleeping

The U.S. assassinated a high-ranking Iranian official in a targeted airstrike at Baghdad International Airport in Iraq early Friday, local time. The strike killed Qassem Soleimani, a top Iranian
Pentagon: U.S. to Deploy 750 Troops After Embassy Attack in Iraq

Pentagon: U.S. to Deploy 750 Troops After Embassy Attack in Iraq

Department of Defense Secretary Mark Esper announced Tuesday evening that he has approved the deployment of 750 U.S. soldiers to the Middle East following an attack by pro-Iran forces on the U.S.
Trump Signs Defense Bill Ushering in Benefits, Reforms for Military, Family Members

Trump Signs Defense Bill Ushering in Benefits, Reforms for Military, Family Members

President Donald Trump signed into a law a defense bill on Friday that ushered in significant reforms for military families.
Defense Department, Army Units Post Glossy Photo of Nazi War Criminal to Facebook

Defense Department, Army Units Post Glossy Photo of Nazi War Criminal to Facebook

Today in extremely bad decisions: The Department of Defense as well as the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division and XVIII Airborne Corps uploaded the same glossy, artificially colorized headshot of
Pete Buttigieg Waffles on Afghanistan Withdrawal Timeline

Pete Buttigieg Waffles on Afghanistan Withdrawal Timeline

In a recent podcast interview, Buttigieg said that he would not set a timeline for withdrawal, insisting that it was not responsible.
Amazon Says It Lost $10 Billion Military Contract Because Trump Wanted to 'Screw' Jeff Bezos

Amazon Says It Lost $10 Billion Military Contract Because Trump Wanted to 'Screw' Jeff Bezos

Amazon thinks it lost a military cloud computing contract worth $10 billion to rival Microsoft because our vendetta-addled president wanted to personally “screw” CEO Jeff Bezos, court documents
Jeff Bezos: Big Tech Bosses Need 'to Say No' to Activist Employees

Jeff Bezos: Big Tech Bosses Need 'to Say No' to Activist Employees

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos criticized employee activists recently, stating that Silicon Valley tech firms should be free to do business with the U.S. Military. According to Bezos, it is up to senior

Amazon claims Trump's 'personal vendetta' cost it $10 billion Pentagon contract

Last month, Amazon said it would formally challenge the US Department of Defense's decision to award the $10 billion JEDI contract to Microsoft, instead of Amazon Web Service (AWS). The lawsuit,

Amazon Says They Lost a $10 Billion DoD Contract Because Trump Sees Bezos as a ‘Political Enemy’

The lawsuit also claims that the contract's winner, Microsoft, failed to fully comply with the requirements for the JEDI contract.