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Rep. McKeon Calls For Comprehensive Strategy, Funding To Stop ISIS

DefenseAlert, Aug. 27, 2014 -- The chairman of the House Armed Services Committee called on the White House this week to develop a comprehensive strategy to combat the Islamic State of Iraq in Syria in ways that go beyond the fiscal year 2015 budget.

Joint Staff To Grapple With Budget Issues At Worldwide Training Conference

DefenseAlert, Aug. 27, 2014 -- Money, or the lack of it, will be on the minds of many military officials this week when they gather in Suffolk, VA, for an annual Worldwide Joint Training Conference to develop schedules and proposals for military exercises amid an uncertain budget environment.

Report: East Asia, Pacific Espionage Targets U.S. Industry For A2/AD Capabilities

DefenseAlert, Aug. 26, 2014 -- A new Pentagon report on espionage against the U.S. defense industry finds that collection efforts from East Asia and the Pacific region have focused on acquiring technologies critical to enabling anti-access, area-denial doctrine -- as China is adopting -- including components needed for effective military space capabilities, long-endurance unmanned air vehicles and missiles.

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  • MDA Releases RFP Three Months Ahead Of Schedule For Aegis Ashore

    The Missile Defense Agency's Aegis Ashore program office recently released a request for proposals -- three months ahead of schedule -- for the array frames at the Poland site, according to an agency spokesman and a Federal Business Opportunities notice.

  • Gen. Jacoby: NORTHCOM, Cyber Command In Talks On Responsibilities

    U.S. Northern Command and the federal government have yet to hammer out the details of who is authorized to deal with some types of malware in the event of a cyber attack on the United States, according to NORTHCOM's commander.

  • GAO Report On Homeland Missile Defense

    The July 17, 2014, Government Accountability Office report finds that a February 2014 Defense Department report to Congress "provides limited insight on improvements to homeland missile defense and acquisition plans."

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