Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has received a multi-million dollar, firm-fixed contract from the Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet of the Government of New Zealand to provide systems engineering, integration work and deliver a regional tsunami buoy network, the company announced on Friday.Read More »
Japan is establishing its own space force as part of the country’s air force, The National Insterest reported Tuesday. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said the new space domain mission unit will begin operations in April as part of the country’s air self-defense force and would collaborate with the U.S. Space Force.Read More »
The U.S. has entered into an agreement with Japan to promote collaborative research and development activities on quantum information science.Read More »
The U.S. Marine Corps could see its F-35B fighter jets take off for an initial combat mission in the next few days after an amphibious assault ship started its voyage toward the Persian Gulf, CNN reported Wednesday. Defense officials told the publication that the Lockheed Martin-built F-35B aircraft aboard the USS Essex ship could be deployed soon to support airstrikes in Afghanistan.
Brig. Gen. Lorna Mahlock, former deputy director of plans, policies, and operations at the U.S. Marine Corps‘ headquarters, has taken a new role as the service branch’s chief information officer, FCW reported Friday. She will concurrently serve as director of command, control, communications and computers at USMC. Mahlock succeeds Kenneth Bible, who has …Read More »
Sen. Mike Lee, R-Utah, has presented a bill that would facilitate the compilation and submission of a report that will cover the common defense contributions of allied countries. The Allied Burden Sharing Report Act of 2018 would obligate the Defense Department to annually submit an extensive record of military support from …Read More »
The U.S. looks to incorporate Japanese-made semiconductors into radar systems that would help increase the Aegis missile defense system’s detection range, Nikkei Asian Review reported Friday. The report said a possible U.S.-Japan project that could begin with research, followed by preparation for a mass production of radars with components such as …Read More »