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Thursday, January 21st, 2021

Ellsworth AFB to house first B-21 bomber

Air Force officials have selected Ellsworth Air Force Base, S.D., to house the first operational B-21 Raider bomber and its formal training unit. Officials also noted Whiteman AFB, Missouri, and Dyess AFB, Texas, will receive B-21s as they become available. "These three bomber bases are well... Read More »

Legislation would work to prevent domestic terrorism

A U.S. Senate bill aims to address the growing threat of white supremacists and other violent right-wing extremists by requiring federal law enforcement agencies to regularly assess this threat and provide training and resources to officers. The bill, the Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act,... Read More »

Military funding transfer spurs DOD inquiry

A group of lawmakers recently questioned the Department of Defense's transfer of $1 billion in military personnel funding to an account designated for border wall funding. Democratic members of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on... Read More »

Huntington Ingalls receives $1.47B contract from US Navy

Huntington Ingalls Industries’ Ingalls Shipbuilding division recently received a $1.47 billion, fixed-price contract from the U.S. Navy for the design and construction of another amphibious transport dock. The ship will be a San Antonio class vessel, supporting Marine Air Ground Task Forces... Read More »

Oshkosh unveils L-ATV Ambulance

Oshkosh Defense recently unveiled its L-ATV Ambulance at the Association of the United States Army (AUSA) Global Force Symposium in Huntsville, Ala. The ambulance enables Army medics and Marine corpsmen to keep up with the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) while also offering protection for... Read More »

Authorities seize $28.5M cocaine shipment

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) Air and Marine Operations (AMO) and Coast Guard personnel recently thwarted an attempt to smuggle 2,513 pounds of cocaine valued at $28.5 million. Authorities arrested three Dominican Republic aliens found operating the vessel. Bales of narcotics were... Read More »