For a while out there, it seemed like the Blackberry’s market value was going to be eclipsed by the ’90s-era R&B outfit Backstreet. But on last Tuesday, the Canadian company was luckily extended a lifeline from the U.S. taxpayers.
Feb 8 2014, 1:44am CST
Source: The Washington Post
The Pentagon said Tuesday that it has completed ground inspections of its fleet of F-35 Lightning II fighters but still had not decided whether the planes were ready for their much-anticipated international debut in t ...
Full article at: The Washington Post
3 days ago, 5:01pm CDT
Commitment, strength, a sugary dessert and some presidential levity made for a party atmosphere at the Pentagon courtyard as the Army celebrated its 239th b ...
Full article at: DVIDS
Jul 1 2014, 11:30am CDT
Source: Stars and Stripes
A report released Thursday by the Government Accountability Office, a federal watchdog agency, says the Defense Department has produced no realistic plan for cutting costs at its many management headquart ...
Full article at: Stars and Stripes
Jun 26 2014, 11:15pm CDT
Source: Salt Lake Tribune
Washington • The projected cost to upgrade F-35 jets built by Lockheed Martin Corp. has declined by about $920 million, or 36 percent, in less than two years, according to the Pentagon’s latest analysis.
The estimate for improvements and corrections for aircraft already built or planned in the first 10 contracts to be awarded through 2016 has dropped to about $1.65 billion from a $2.57 billion estimate in September 2012, the Pentagon said in an annual assessment to ...
Full article at: Salt Lake Tribune
Jun 24 2014, 1:47pm CDT
Source: Business Journal of Phoenix
Raytheon Missile Systems has picked up a $391.5 million missile contract order that includes sales the U.S. Army and Marine Corps as well as to the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The Pentagon announced Thursday the contract for tracked wireless guided missiles. The missiles are fired by ground troops, from vehicles and sometimes helicopters.
The work will be done in Tucson and Farmington, New Mexico, according to ...
Full article at: Business Journal of Phoenix
Jun 20 2014, 3:23pm CDT
The founders of Google had a contract according to which they could use Pentagon jet fuel at a slashed price for their private fleet of airplanes and helicopters. This was provided by H211 and NASA for their flights across the globe. But, since they misused their rights, the Pentagon has looked into the matter and they are being denied access to the jet fuel.
Sep 13 2013, 7:30am CDT