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Report: Australia Sends Airmen to US for Armed Drone Training

Australian defense officials said last week that Royal Australian Air Force personnel has begun training in the U.S. to operate armed unmanned aircraft, Reuters reported Sunday. Matt Siegel writes the announcement came just days after the U.S. State Department issued a new policy that allows exports of drones to U.S. …

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Bloomberg: FBI, FireEye Begin Probe on Anthem Cyber Attack

The FBI is collaborating with FireEye to investigate the cyber attack on healthcare provider Anthem Inc. perpetrated by what U.S. government officials believe to be state-sponsored hackers based in China, Bloomberg reported Thursday. Michael Riley and Jordan Robertson write the data breach compromised Social Security numbers, birthdates and email addresses of 80 …

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FY 2015 Omnibus Bill Sets $1.5B for Boeing-Built Attack Jets

U.S. lawmakers have included language in the $1.1 trillion “omnibus” spending bill that sets aside $1.46 billion to purchase 15 additional Boeing-built electronic attack planes, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes the additional funds will extend operations at Boeing’s St. Louis-based production facility for EA-18G Growlers through 2017. The omnibus bill also sets aside $224 million …

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