Home / Jay Clemens (page 2)

Jay Clemens

Navy to Deploy E-2D Advanced Hawkeye Squadron to Japan

The U.S. Navy will deploy its Northrop Grumman-built E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft to Japan next month as part of the service branch’s rebalance effort in the Asia Pacific, USNI News reported Thursday. Sam LaGrone writes the E-2D assigned to Carrier Airborne Early Warning Squadron 125 Tigertails will head to Marine Corps Air Station Iwakuni from Naval Station …

Read More »

Obama Vows Continuity of Leadership in Transition Period

President Barack Obama has assured the Joint Chiefs of Staff chairman and military commanders that there would be continuity of leadership during during the U.S. government’s transition to a new administration, The Hill newspaper reported Wednesday. Kristina Wong writes Obama made the statement in his last meeting with U.S. Marine Corps Gen. …

Read More »

NOAA’s John Leslie: JPSS-1 to Launch No Earlier Than July

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has put off the launch of its weather satellite until after July due to technical errors, Space News reported Wednesday. Jeff Foust writes the same problems that caused the cancellation of the first Joint Polar Satellite System’s launch in August 2016 have led to …

Read More »

DOE, Oak Ridge City Enter Land Transfer Agreement; Ernest Moniz Comments

The Energy Department has signed an agreement to transfer the ownership and management of DOE’s American Museum of Science and Energy building and surrounding 17.12-acre land to the Oak Ridge, Tennessee, city government. DOE said Friday it will occupy 18,000-square-foot space in exchange for the museum site to help the department continue public education and …

Read More »

New York State Govt Updates Cyber Policies for Financial Institutions

New York State’s Department of Financial Services has issued updates to its cybersecurity rules for financial institution and insurance companies. The new regulations aim to protect consumers and the financial data of banks and insurance companies from cyber threats, the department said Wednesday. The policies require financial institutions to conduct periodic …

Read More »

Navy, Marine Corps Conclude Joint ‘Exercise Alligator Dagger’

The U.S. Navy and Marine Corps have completed a joint exercise with a nighttime helo-borne raid to demonstrate both military branches’ capabilities to conduct a raid on a simulated enemy communications node. Marines and sailors of the Makin Island Amphibious Ready Group and 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit conducted Exercise Alligator …

Read More »

US Restarts Military Runway Construction in Henoko

The U.S. has resumed construction work on a new military runway in Henoko, Japan after a 10-month pause due to Gov. Takeshi Onaga’s move to revoke the project’s permit, Stars and Stripes reported Tuesday. Matthew Burke and Chiyomi Sumida write workers have prepared to reset floats around the construction project in …

Read More »