Tag Archives: Army

  • Defense Roundup: Army Has Only Two Combat-Ready Brigades, GCV and Helo Programs in Doubt

    Amid AUSA Spectacle, Stark Reminders of an Army in Crisis Paul McLeary (@paulmcleary), Defense News. We covered the AUSA show this year pretty thoroughly for issues of interest to our readers and new angles from the organizers, but the news from the Army itself wasn’t terr… more

  • Defense Roundup: It’s 11:59 on the Budgetary Doomsday Clock, Veterans Spared a lot of Pain In a Shutdown

    As Congress Fights Over the Budget, Agencies Go on Their ‘Use It or Lose It’ Shopping Spree David A. Fahrenthold (@Fahrenthold), Washington Post. As John Grady tells us above, the drama surrounding the latest budget showdown in Congress has federal agencies working 24/7 to… more

  • Armed Forces Day 2013

    Armed Forces Day is celebrated the third Saturday in May, falling on May 18 this year. That's the day we should all thank a military member for their service, fly the flag and appreciate what the military does for our country. The first Armed Forces Day was celebrated in 1950,… more

  • July 30 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    DoD Sees Four Sequestration Scenarios Marcus Weisgerber, Defense News. SecDef Panetta held a closed door meeting with a host of the leaders from the defense industry last week to discuss sequestration and the possible outcomes resulting from the budget agreement passed by Cong… more

  • May 14 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    U.S. Military Embraces Robots with Greater Autonomy David Alexander, Reuters. In what is likely the next phase of robotic vehicles, the military and industry are experimenting heavily with autonomous vehicles of varying sizes to allow delivery supplies without human guidance.… more