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Oct 01, 2014

German military has a maintenance problem

Ed Adamczyk BERLIN, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- A report to Germany's Parliament indicates the country's military equipment is in severe disrepair, compromising missions and commitments...

Oct 01, 2014

Hagel Orders Military to Fix Underperforming Medical Centers

Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel gave the military four to six weeks to improve access to treatment, quality of care and patient safety at hospitals and clinics... #Veterans Affairs Department #Chuck Hagel

Oct 01, 2014

Boost for defense firms Babcock and BAE Systems secure new military contracts worth billions of pounds

Babcock took the lion’s share of the work with a £2.6billion contract to offer services at Devonport in Plymouth and Faslane on the west coast of Scotland... #Veterans Affairs Department #Chuck Hagel

Oct 01, 2014

Hackers stole $100 million of U.S. military and Xbox tech - FBI

Federal officials have accused four men of hacking into computer networks of the U.S. military and Microsoft and stealing more than $100 million worth of software. In an indictment unsealed Tuesday, the four are accused of stealing proprietary softwa... #Federal Bureau of Investigation #Microsoft Corporation

Oct 01, 2014

No layoffs planned for Ohio Air Force base

Officials say no layoffs are planned at Ohio's largest military base, though every one of the 372 mostly vacant positions targeted at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton will still be eliminated... #Ohio #Dayton, OH

Oct 01, 2014

UK jets hit fresh IS target in Iraq

British jets have hit another Islamic State (IS) target in Iraq amid growing calls for the action to be extended into the group's strongholds in Syria. The Ministry of Defence (MoD) said two RAF Tornados on patrol over the north-west of the country h... #Syria #Iraq #Middle East #Baghdad #House of Commons #Labour Party (UK) #Liberal Democrats #Iain Duncan Smith

Oct 01, 2014

Kissinger pushed for Cuba invasion in 1970s

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger pushed for a military invasion of Cuba in the mid-1970s, newly released declassified documents show... #Cuba #Henry Kissinger

Oct 01, 2014

NJ Army National Guard Member Faces Sex Abuse Charge

Federal prosecutors say a New Jersey Army National Guard member sexually abused a woman at a military base in the state earlier this year... #New Jersey #National Guard

Oct 01, 2014

Stephen Harper not helping himself by recycling Iraq War rhetoric: Hébert

If Prime Minister Stephen Harper’s rationale for possibly signing Canada up for a combat role in the international military mission against Islamic State militants in the Middle East sounds familiar it is because it borrows heavily from the case he m... #Saddam Hussein #Iraq #Afghanistan #Canada #Middle East #Libya #Stephen Harper #House of Commons #U.S. Democratic Party

Oct 01, 2014

Cyber Warfare in Cars

Should another world war occur, there will be two new domains of conflict in addition to air, naval and land forces: space and cyber warfare. The latter will be the first-ever, man-made domain of conflict, while the others are provided by nature. The... #Saddam Hussein #Iraq #Afghanistan #Canada #Middle East #Libya #Stephen Harper #House of Commons #U.S. Democratic Party