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John Rood: DoD Pursues Plan to Purchase Low-Yield Naval Nuclear Weapons

John Rood, undersecretary of defense for policy, said Wednesday the military is pushing through to procure naval missiles that contain low-yield nuclear components, National Defense Magazine reported the same day. His announcement discussed the Department of Defense's intention to purchase submarine-launched ballistic missiles and ship-launched cruise missiles in support of the Trump administration.

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NASA Officials Highlight Importance of SLS for Future Lunar Missions

Doug Loverro, NASA's associate administrator for human exploration and operations, said the space agency essentially requires the Space Launch System to pursue the manned lunar mission planned for 2024, Space News reported Wednesday. Loverro made this statement with Jim Bridenstine, NASA administrator, against criticisms on SLS' high sustainment costs compared to those of commercial launch vehicles.

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Kristina Littman to Lead SEC Enforcement Division’s Cyber Unit

Kristina Littman, a former staff attorney of the Securities and Exchange Commission, has been appointed to serve as chief within the cyber unit of SEC's Division of Enforcement. She will lead a unit that secures investors and associated markets from cases of cybercrime, succeeding Robert Cohen who stepped down from the role in August, the commission said Monday.

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