The following is the May 13, 2020 Congressional Research Service report, F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) Program. Read More
The Navy’s top officer will be in quarantine this week after coming into contact with a member of his family who had tested positive for COVID-19, the Pentagon announced late on Sunday. Read More
The following is the May 4, 2020 Congressional Research Service report, Nonstrategic Nuclear Weapons. Read More
In the near term, Boeing’s leadership is counting on its defense programs to provide bottom-line stability as its commercial aircraft business buckles under pressure from COVID-19-related travel restrictions.
The shipbuilding, aviation and small space launch sectors are the three hardest-hit by the COVID-19 pandemic within the defense industrial base, according to the under secretary of defense for acquisition and sustainment, despite a slew of memos and authorities signed out by the Pentagon to relieve pressure from sick workers and facilities closures. Read More
The following is the April 13, 2020 Government Accountability Office report, DOD Needs to Take Decisive Actions to Improve Cyber Hygiene. Read More
While unprecedented in the scope of directed spending, the billion-dollar authority federal agencies now have under a Korean War-era law will speed the production of needed pharmaceuticals, medical equipment and supplies necessary to contain the COVID-19 pandemic, a Heritage Foundation expert on the Defense Production Act’s scope said on Thursday. Read More
The following are the Military Personnel Guidance for Department of Defense Components in Responding to Coronavirus Disease 2019 and a fact sheet on COVID-19 military personnel, pay and benefits policy issued on March 26, 2020. Read More
The Department of Defense has reported 128 members of the military, civilian employees, dependents and contractors have tested positive for COVID-19 as of Friday morning.
The Defense Department’s mandatory and voluntary work-from-home push this week to protect the workforce from the COVID-19 virus is straining IT systems, even as the government is asking employees to make modifications to limit their consumption of network resources. Read More