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Friday, March 5th, 2021

Lockheed Martin adjusts F-35 production schedules

Lockheed Martin is adjusting work schedules, maintaining specialized employee skill sets, and accelerating payments to vulnerable suppliers in response to F-35 supplier delays due to COVID-19. "These are challenging times, but managing tough challenges is when the F-35 program performs at its... Read More »

Marine Corps launches infantry modernization initiative

Marine Corps personnel said the Systems Command’s Program Manager for Infantry Weapons (PM IW) has initiated a modernization project designed to increase infantry squad lethality. “This is the largest modernization of the infantry squad in the last 25 years,” Lt. Col. Tim Hough, Marine... Read More »

Senators urge Trump to ramp up COVID-19 testing, tracing

A group of U.S. Senators, including Sens. Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV), sent a letter to President Donald Trump regarding the COVID-19 Testing Blueprint that the Administration recently released. The blueprint includes plans to expand state testing capacity and establish... Read More »

Partnership to yield FirstNet platform informational

National Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) personnel said the organization has united with AT&T to educate officers nationwide regarding the benefits of FirstNet, the public safety communications platform. The initiative involves providing insight on the impact FirstNet can have on public safety... Read More »

LLNL researchers aid development of tularemia vaccine

A pair of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) researchers are part of a three-institution team funded by the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) to further develop a tularemia vaccine. Nick Fischer and Amy Rasley will collaborate with University of New Mexico and Tulane National... Read More »

HHS, CDC to award $11B for COVID-19 testing

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is awarding $11 billion in funding to support COVID-19 testing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will provide $10.25 billion to states, territories, and local jurisdictions through its Epidemiology and Laboratory Capacity for... Read More »