Pentagon says Poland blast likely caused by Ukrainian missile
Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin became the latest U.S. official to back Poland’s preliminary conclusion that a fatal missile strike in Poland did not appear to be intentional and was probably launched by air defenses in neighboring Ukraine.
US, allies pledge more air defense weapons for Ukraine after Russia launches largest missile assault of war
Russia’s barrage of dozens of missiles into Ukrainian territory Tuesday marked its largest air assault on Ukraine since launching its unprovoked invasion of the country in February, the top U.S. general said Nov.16.
Milley tried to speak with Russian counterpart on Tuesday but was ‘unsuccessful’
Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Mark Milley attempted to speak with his Russian counterpart on Nov. 15 following a missile-caused explosion in Poland but was unable to get through, the top military official revealed Nov. 16.
Spanish-British shipyard team wins bid for UK naval logistics fleet
An Anglo-Spanish industry team is the Royal Navy’s preferred bidder to build a fleet of logistics ships to support the service’s new aircraft carriers.
Lockheed gets Microsoft classified cloud to speed work with Pentagon
Microsoft will provide Lockheed Martin with its first classified cloud as part of a three-year deal, executives said on Nov. 16, making it easier for the United States’ largest weapons maker to share information with the Pentagon, its top customer.
What contractors think of the proposed rule on climate reporting
The proposed rule is part of the Biden administration’s larger environmental agenda, but it comes with costs for contractors.
DOD fails audit, sees Ukraine as ‘teachable moment’ in accountability
As the Pentagon racked up its fifth comprehensive audit failure, its chief financial officer on Tuesday said Ukraine’s fight against Russia offers a “teachable moment” for the U.S. military to accurately tally its weapons and property.
Here’s all the military planes that keep falling short on readiness
A new federal watchdog report has flagged a troubling trend among U.S. military aircraft: More than two dozen fleets haven’t met their annual combat-readiness goals in at least a decade.
Veterans sue VA demanding land be used for homes and not rented out to a college and private school
A group of veterans has filed a lawsuit to force homes to be built for them on land now used for elite sports facilities in Los Angeles.