National Guard Seeks to Strengthen Fighter Fleet Amid Cutbacks

Proposed funding addresses fighter jets cut from the 2025 budget and supports operational capacity and training initiatives. The National Guard’s budgetary proposals seek to restore the Air Force’s…

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DOD Invests in Domestic Nickel and Cobalt Supply Chains

Funding comes under the Defense Production Act Investment Program. The Department of Defense has announced a $7 million award to The Doe Run Resources Corporation (Doe Run) under…

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DOJ Indicts South Korean Contractor for Defrauding U.S. Military Bases

Three individuals implemented bid-rigging to raise prices for operational work. The U.S. District Court of West Texas indicted a Korean national for conspiracy to defraud U.S. military bases…

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U.S. Marine Corps Passes Full Financial Audit

The first U.S. service branch to accomplish the feat. The U.S. Marine Corps is the first U.S. Armed Service branch to pass its first full financial audit after…

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Navy Secretary Questions Delays in Weapons Manufacturing

Says routine mismanagement takes advantage of taxpayer money. U.S. Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro spoke during a presentation at a San Diego naval conference this month about extensive…

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President Seeks to Cut 13 Jets from Upcoming Pentagon Order

Reducing the F-35 jet order from 83 to 70 cuts $1.6 billion in spending. President Joe Biden is looking to reduce the number of F-35 jets the Pentagon…

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Pentagon Begins Underwater Drone Prototype Development

Defense Innovation Unit awards contracts to three technology companies. The Pentagon announced this month that contracts have been awarded to three companies for the development of undersea drones…

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Marine Corps Marks End of Harrier Era, Shifts Focus to F-35

Final graduates and pilots complete training, signaling the conclusion of the aircraft’s service. The final class of U.S. Marine Corps Harrier mechanics completed their training, coinciding with the…

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U.S. Army Plans to Reduce Black Hawk Helicopter Fleet

The move is in anticipation of the Future Long-Range Assault Aircraft to come. The U.S. Army intends to trim its Black Hawk fleet of active-duty helicopters by 157.…

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Senators Question Military Officials During Classified Briefing

The issue of the southern border was brought up during discussions about Ukraine.  Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Charles Q. Brown, Jr.,…

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