Tag Archives: defense

  • Veterans Roundup: Veterans Day in Review, the VA’s Largest Revamp Ever

    Best for Vets: Colleges 2015 George Altman, Military Times. Last week, Military Times published its 2015 list of the best undergraduate colleges for veterans. The rankings considered graduation rates, veterans as a percentage of student population, and other data from the U.S.… more

  • Defense Roundup: Pentagon Approves Apple, Budget Scenarios in the Works and SOFIC Success

    Pentagon Approves Use of Advanced Devices from Apple and Others – but Don’t Expect Quick Change Chris Carroll (@ChrisCarroll_), Stars and Stripes. On Friday the Defense Information Systems Agency announced the long rumored approval of the Security Technical Implementation … more

  • April 15 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    2014 DoD Budget a Step Toward ‘Grand Bargain’ John T. Bennett (@BennettJohnT), Defense News. The Obama Administration issued its 2014 budget last week including a $526.6 billion request for the Pentagon that ignores sequestration and mandatory limits set by Congress. There i… more

  • April 23 Weekly Defense Industry Roundup

    Lockheed Machinists Vote Overwhelmingly to Strike Bob Cox, Star-Telegram. Machinists at Lockheed Martin’s Texas manufacturing facility voted to reject the company’s final contract offer on Sunday, leading to a likely shut down of the production line for F-35 and F-16 fight… more

  • April 16 Defense Industry Weekly Roundup

    Bidding Reopens Next Week on Controversial Afghan Aircraft Contract Agence France-Presse. The Air Force announced it will try again to reopen the contract competition for the Afghan Air Force light attack aircraft, after canceling the award of the contract to Brazil’s Embrae… more