John Herschel Glenn—A Marine Corps fighter pilot, test pilot, astronaut, US senator from Ohio, and 1984 presidential candidate—died Thursday at the age of 95.
The compromise version of the National Defense Authorization Act was approved by a 92-7 vote in the Senate Thursday.
Recently retired Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Mark Welsh is the newest member of the Northrop Grumman board of directors, the company announced Thursday.
Michael Gilmore, director of operational test and
evaluation, says F-35 program leadership is not being forthcoming in an
assessment of the program’s progress being prepared for Congress.
The Syrian Army on Thursday stopped combat inside the
beleaguered city of Aleppo, reportedly to let civilians flee while
government forces continue to retake land in the city.
US aircraft bombed a hospital on Wednesday in the
ISIS-held city of Mosul to help pinned-down Iraqi forces, and for now
does not believe any civilians were hurt.
In the Third Offset strategy, Arati Prabhakar wants the Department of Defense to stop “thinking in silver bullet terms” and start “thinking in deeper, architectural terms.”
The 45th Space Wing successfully launched the eighth
Wideband Global SATCOM communications satellite into orbit from Cape
Canaveral AFS, Fla., Wednesday evening.
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