Citing the myriad threats facing the United States, Defense Secretary Leon E. Panetta said today that one of the biggest challenges to U.S. national defense is the so-called “doomsday mechanism” that will trigger across-the-board budget cuts if Congress doesn’t make […]
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The Defense Department’s first strategy for operating in cyberspace is a milestone in the fight to protect the nation from potentially devastating network attacks, Deputy Defense Secretary William J. Lynn III said today. Lynn addressed an audience of military and […]
THE ISSUE: Today, every branch of America’s active duty military forces, as well as the National Guard and Reserves, are strained by the high level of operations that began in the 1990s. Despite the procurement holiday and dramatic defense budget […]
WASHINGTON: President Barack Obama signed the fiscal 2010 National Defense Authorization Act during a ceremony at the White House Oct. 28. President Obama hailed the act, which contains $680.2 billion in military budget authority, as transformational legislation that targets wasteful […]