Recent Blog Posts
Feb 19 2015
Within days of President Obama releasing his fiscal 2016 defense budget this month, Pakistan tested a nuclear-capable Ra’ad short-range missile, Russia announced plans to test a new RS-26 intercontinental ballistic missile, Iran launched a satellite into space and North Korea...
Feb 18 2015
WASHINGTON - House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) released the following schedule featuring (4) hearings the week of February 23-27, 2015. Witnesses are listed in alphabetical order, consistent with the U.S. House of Representatives Committee Repository.
"The first step to recovery is admitting that you have a problem, as they say, and Air-Sea Battle came as badly needed intervention at a critical point. It is hard to believe today that less than a decade ago, these issues did not appear on most defense policy makers’ radar as major planning considerations. But at the birth of Air-Sea Battle, “China” truly was what two U.S. Naval..."
Jan 29 2015
First hearing examines threats to America’s technological edge
In its first hearing of the new Congress, the House Armed Services Committee examined defense reform and discussed some of the ways that smarter spending can ensure agility and technological superiority when it comes to our military capabilities...