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How HIMARS Rockets Can Help Turn The Tide In Ukraine

1 day ago   |   Forbes

The U.S. Army's mobile rocket system could have a big impact on the course of the war in Ukraine.
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Five Reasons The Ukraine War Could Force A Rethink Of Washington's Pivot To Asia

8 days ago   |   Forbes

Russia's military challenge in Europe is more pressing than anything China is doing in the Western Pacific.
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House Strategic Forces Panel Warns Plan For Airborne Control Of Nuclear Weapons In Wartime Is Lagging

13 days ago   |   Forbes

The Air Force has taken too long to begin replacing its aged nuclear command-and-control planes.
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Sending Stingers To Ukraine Has Increased The Urgency Of Developing New U.S. Army Air Defenses

16 days ago   |   Forbes

The Army is reviving its short-range air defenses after years of neglect. It needs a missile better than Stinger.
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“21st Century Security” Becomes Lockheed Martin's Driving Vision Of The Future

23 days ago   |   Forbes

Jim Taiclet wants the world's biggest arms maker to be an engine of innovation, speeding the delivery of novel capabilities to the joint force.
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Ukraine Crisis Is Latest Excuse For Attacking Cargo Preferences-And Potentially Undermining U.S. Security

1 month ago   |   Forbes

Without cargo preference and other protections, the oceangoing U.S.-flag commercial fleet would likely disappear.
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Navy's Latest Shipbuilding Plan Is Not Good News For The Industrial Base

1 month ago   |   Forbes

At a time when Chinese construction of warships is surging, the U.S. Navy is sending mixed signals to its own shipbuilders.
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Russian Aggression Highlights Need To Bolster P-8 Poseidon Maritime Patrol Force

1 month ago   |   Forbes

The Navy hasn't funded its full warfighting requirement of maritime patrol aircraft. The Ukraine crisis is likely to drive an increase in funding for the mission, especially...
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GAO's Latest Report On The F-35 Fighter Acquisition Program Finds No Major Problems. Really

1 month ago   |   Forbes

The Government Accountability Office has overlooked most of what matters about the Pentagon's biggest weapons program, focusing instead on trivia.
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Five Signs War In Ukraine Is The Last Gasp Of The Putin Era

2 monthes ago   |   Forbes

Putin's Russia is a mess. The Ukraine invasion is just the latest evidence of a decaying nation.
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Albuquerque speed camera stolen, another camera removed by police after the...

Albuquerque speed camera stolen, another camera removed by police after the theft

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The elephant in the NATO room: America's Roe reversal

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The clock is ticking for thousands of California small businesses that employ between five and 50 workers and don't offer them retirement plans. Read more ...

Oversight Committee investigation of Commanders will end, if Republicans...

It's no surprise, at all. But since the ranking member of the U.S. House Oversight & Reform Committee said it on Wednesday, it needs to be repeated. Rep. James Comer, a... Read more ...

California gas prices will be even more expensive starting Friday - Here's why

The state sales tax on gasoline, the second-highest in the nation at 51.1 cents per gallon, will go up nearly another 3 cents on Friday, part of an annual recalculation to keep... Read more ...

Migrants in Texas trailer tragedy died seeking better lives

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A US-backed global task force says it has frozen more than $330 billion of...

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Throwback Thursday

HANDGUNS FOR THE HERRING: These days, police dispose of confiscated and otherwise unwanted firearms by sending them off to be scrapped for metal. Back in the day, guns were... Read more ...

California late start law aims to make school less of a yawn

California late start law aims to make school less of a yawn

When Hansika Daggolu's junior year of high school starts in the fall, she'll be watching to see if a later first bell under a new California law means fewer classmates are... Read more ...