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Long-missing Colo. Marine buried with full honors

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Tuesday - 10/09/2012, 05:38pm EDT

Continuing resolution, Harriers, Israeli technology & prescription drug shortages

On this week's Bloomberg Government Capital Impact show, analysts will talk about what's next for sequestration, options for repairing the Harrier jet, technology that Israel could use to respond to the Iranian nuclear threat, and why certain medications may be in short supply.
October 4, 2012

Tags: Acquisition , continuing resolution , sequestration , F-35 , Harrier AV-8B , Afghanistan , Iran , nuclear weapons , atom bomb , Medicare , Grey Market , Allen Scott , Rob Levinson , Kevin Brancato , Christine Ryan , Michael Oren , Brian Rye , Bloomberg Government , Capital Impact

Thursday - 10/04/2012, 06:07pm EDT

Process underway to one day bring cyber weapons to battlefield

Army officials said first they have to define what exactly is a cyber weapon or tactical fire in military-speak.

Tags: DoD , Technology , Cybersecurity , Cybersecurity Update , Army , Federal Drive

Wednesday - 09/12/2012, 09:14am EDT

Marines testing women in combat jobs

Female Marine officers will attend the grueling infantry officer school at the Marine Corps' Quantico, Va., base as part of an experiment to gauge whether women can handle the course's extreme physical and mental challenges.

Tags: DoD , James Amos , DoD Report , Federal Drive

Tuesday - 08/28/2012, 06:36pm EDT

DARPA floats crowdsourcing to develop amphibious vehicle

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is looking into whether open collaboration can produce a design for a Marine Corps amphibious vehicle.

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Friday - 08/17/2012, 09:50am EDT

Marines: Osprey aircraft crash due to pilot error

Marine Corps investigation has concluded that operator error caused the deadly April crash of an MV-22 Osprey aircraft in Morocco.

Tags: DoD , MV-22 Ospery , Bell Boeing

Thursday - 08/16/2012, 07:13pm EDT

DoD cutting back on use of live animals for surgery training

Both the Defense Department and animal right activists hope to reduce or end the use of 6,000 live animals a year for trauma surgery training.

Tags: DoD Report , Navy , surgery training , cut suits , Federal Drive , Marine Corps Times

Monday - 08/06/2012, 07:26am EDT

Military branches refine cyber roles

Two years after U.S. Cyber Command became operational, the military services that provide its cyber forces are beginning to more tightly define their respective responsibilities in the joint cyber environment. Gen. Keith Alexander issued a memo recently giving each of the services a lead cyber role for specific geographic areas of the world.

Tags: DoD , Congress , Cybersecurity , Cyber Command , Keith Alexander , Army , Navy , Air Force , Rhett Hernandez , Suzanne Vautrinot , Michael Rogers , Mac Thornberry , Jared Serbu

Monday - 07/30/2012, 05:21am EDT
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