NASA-The National Aeronautics and Space Administration made a decision in secret to eliminate Lockheed Martin (LM) from the $14 billion contract for the NASA space project. This is the third major multibillion dollar contract that LM has lost in the last three months and is a major blow to its investment in robotic vehicles, reusable space tugs and in-orbit refueling capabilities for deep space manned and unmanned missions.
On September 8, 2015, Lockheed Martin filed an official protest against the U.S. Defense Department’s award of
It is no historical secret that France has aggressively worked to compete and undermine the defense military exports of the United States. In order to ensure that socialist François Hollande is reelected, the French Government has worked with the EU to sanction Russia, to resell Russia’s billion dollar orders for two helicopter carriers to Egypt, to embrace Iran’s
According to NATO, Trident Juncture will be the most ambitious exercise in NATO’s history of multi-nation logistical support. The NATO support group was tasked to erect a modern "tent city” for the
“A new report by the United Nations human rights monitors in Ukraine says that nearly 8,000 people have died and 17,811 have been wounded in the conflict which erupted in April, 2014 and has recently tapered off in the eastern part of the country.”
Oshkosh Corporation of Oshkosh Wisconsin, historically a minor player in the U. S. Defense Procurement Industry, gained the $6.75 billion contract to build 16,901 Humvees. “All told, the Army-led program will provide 49,100 vehicles for the Army and
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. This month GMCstream is featuring a product that protects and enhances the capabilities of Warfighters around the globe.
As the President of the United States cuts defense cost by shrinking personnel in the U.S. military branches and advances a political correctness (PC) policy within the military ranks, funds saved on the U.S. basses are being reinvested in building military bases in the former Warsaw Pact Countries and in NATO. The U.S. Congress quietly passed the European Reassurance Initiative (ERI) and President Barak Hussein Obama signed the legislation.
United Launch Alliances (ULA) is rapidly attempting to be viewed by the DoD as not only a “dependable private company” but also willing to drop a dependable Russian manufactured rocket engine. In all facets of US business today, companies must be viewed as “politically correct.”
After senior U.S. Military leaders and U.S. secretaries (Gen Philip M. Breedlove, General (Marine) Joe Dunford, General Mark Milley, General Ray Odinerno, General Paul Selva, Defense Secretary Ashton Carter, Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, Senator John McCain), visited Kiev this year or discussed Ukraine in Senate Hearings chaired by Senator John McCain, new military equipment is flowing into the Ukraine Military.