Defense

December 27, 2016
 

Fire Scout celebrates 10 years of flight

The Navy’s unmanned helicopter, MQ-8B Fire Scout, celebrated 10 years of flight this week, flying over 15,000 hours during test and real-world operations. 




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Headlines – May 24, 2017

News As Trump weighs more troops in Afghanistan, some in Congress seek to freeze his funding – As the Trump administration contemplates sending additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, a bipartisan group in Congress has demanded a floor debate on the war’s endgame and whether it remains in America’s interest to remain engaged there militarily.  ...
 
 

News Briefs – May 24, 2017

Wal-Mart expands military leave-of-absence policy Wal-Mart announced May 23 that it’s expanding its military leave-of-absence policy by offering differential pay to all eligible employees who are on military assignments lasting more than three days. The Bentonville, Ark.,-based company said in a news release that the differential pay will cover the duration of military leave, including...
 
 
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Northrop Grumman demonstrates HAMMR multi-mission radar capability

The U.S. Army selected Northrop Grumman Corporation’s (NYSE: NOC) Highly Adaptable Multi-Mission Radar to demonstrate its multi-mission capability at the 2017 counter-rocket, artillery and mortar test at Yuma Proving Ground, ...