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Report Outlines How Sequestration Hurt Air Force

May 29, 2015 • In the News • Original: Military.com

Sequestration had a broad impact on the Defense Department, hurting combat readiness while increasing or deferring the cost of some weapons programs, a government watchdog agency said. A Government Accountability Office report released…

The U.S. Navy’s Big Mistake — Building Tons of Supercarriers

May 28, 2015 • In the News • Original: War is Boring

“History,” it has been written, “does not repeat itself, but it rhymes.” Today it’s rhyming with Gen. Billy Mitchell. In the 1920s, Mitchell challenged conventional thinking by advocating air power…

The 7-11 For Robot Subs: Underwater Plug And Stay Hubs

May 22, 2015 • In the News • Original: Breaking Defense

Think it’s hard to find a place to charge your smartphone at the airport? Try finding a power outlet in the ocean. Imagine you’re a robotic Navy mini-sub whose batteries…

Ted Cruz: Americans Spend $500 Billion Complying with Tax Laws, About Same as Entire Military Budget

May 21, 2015 • In the News • Original: PolitiFact Texas

A reader questioned Sen. Ted Cruz’s comparison of military spending to how much it costs Americans to get their taxes done. According to a blog post on txwinelover.com, Cruz toured…

R&D Budget Request Rises for US Special Operations

May 20, 2015 • In the News • Original: Defense News

TAMPA, Fla. — The leadership of US Special Operations Command (SOCOM) said the force and its acquisitions — facing a multitude of hotspots and threats from around the globe —…