Josef Joffe, PhD, the editor of Die Zeit and a senior fellow at Stanford University’s Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, discusses the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, what’s been accomplished and what’s next for Europe with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the 2019 Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada. Our coverage is sponsored by Boeing and Leonardo DRS.
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On this week’s Cyber Report, Rear Adm. William Metts, USN Ret., the director for strategy and program integration at Northrop Grumman Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions, discusses the difference between defensive and offensive cyber with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. Northrop Grumman sponsors the Cyber Report and our cyber coverage.
Uniforms are always a hot topic for sailors. The Navy’s top officials have been getting an earful about what is and what’s not in their seabags for the past few years as they make their rounds in the fleet.
That’s why the Navy’s top uniformed personnel officer, Vice Adm. John B. Nowell, Jr. and his senior enlisted advisor, Fleet Master Chief (SS) Wes Koshoffer, now have fleet sailors chiming in directly to them on uniform issues, thanks to a bi-monthly uniform focus group.
NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The champagne bottle hit the cold steel hull and bounced off it did not break. Undaunted, the Honorable Caroline Bouvier Kennedy, former U.S. Ambassador to Japan and daughter of the late President John F. Kennedy pulled back and again swung the glass bottle with the force of a baseball player hitting a home run.Uttering for the second time in 52-years Kennedy the words “I christen thee United States Ship John F. Kennedy, may God bless this ship and all who sail her” – the second swing did the job.
Peter Van Praagh, the president of the Halifax International Security Forum, discusses key takeaways from the 2019 gathering in Nova Scotia, Canada, the fight for democracy in Hong Kong and around the world, and the Forum’s year-long effort to craft a global China strategy with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at 2019 Halifax International Security Forum. Our coverage was sponsored by Boeing and Leonardo DRS.
Figo Chan, vice convener for Hong Kong’s Civil Human Rights Front and organizer of the 2 million person march for democracy in June 2019, discusses Hong Konger’s struggle for democracy, the need for global support for justice and legislative elections with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the 2019 Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada. Our coverage was sponsored by Boeing and Leonardo DRS. Chan accepted the HISF’s annual John McCain Prize for Leadership in Public Service what was awarded to the people of Hong Kong.
WASHINGTON – A $22.2 billion block-buy contract for nine more SSN 774 Virginia-class submarines with an option for a tenth sub was announced Tuesday by the US Navy. Prime contractor General Dynamics Electric Boat (GDEB) and major subcontractor Huntington Ingalls Industries (HII) Newport News Shipbuilding are the primary beneficiaries of the new deal.
Reps. Jim Banks, R-Ind., and Seth Moulton, D-Mass., the co-chairs of the US Congress’ Future of Defense Task Force, discuss their six-moth effort to craft a long-term US defense strategy with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian at the 2019 Halifax International Security Forum in Nova Scotia, Canada. Our coverage was sponsored by Boeing and Leonardo DRS.
On this week’s Cyber Report, Maj. Gen. Gregg Potter, US Army Ret., Northrop Grumman’s lead corporate executive for Fort Meade and Aberdeen Proving Ground, discusses integrating US Army electromagnetic warfare, cyber and information operations with Defense & Aerospace Report Editor Vago Muradian. Northrop Grumman sponsors the Cyber Report and our cyber coverage.
Navy personnel officials this week tabbed 17,221 active-duty, full-time support and selected reserve sailors to move up in or into the petty officer ranks from this year’s fall advancement exam cycle.
With a total force cohort of 150,317 sailors deemed eligible to move up this fall, the total Navy chance to advance from the exam alone came in at 11 percent.