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  • Sequestration cuts would embolden Iran to build the bomb

    While many have persuasively argued that the fiscal cliff defense cuts would hurt innovation and slow our economic recovery, few offer concrete examples of how these catastrophic cuts would endanger our national security. Iran's drive to acquire nuclear...
  • Northrop Grumman pins Navy contract strategy on Linthicum facility

    Northrop Grumman pins Navy contract strategy on Linthicum facility
    The specter of federal budget reductions has meant hundreds of jobs lost at Northrop Grumman Corp. in Maryland, but as the defense contractor vies to build a key Navy radar system, that same cost-cutting pressure could boost the importance of Northrop's...
  • Army adding high-flying blimps to Aberdeen airspace

    The Army is planning to move an over-the-horizon radar system, with more than 100 soldiers and a pair of giant, blimp-like aerostats that fly as high as two miles up, to Aberdeen Proving Ground in the fall, Rep. C.A. Dutch Ruppersberger said Thursday....
  • Sequestration puts U.S. at risk

    Sequestration puts U.S. at risk
    One of the reasons Congress seems reluctant to stop budget sequestration ("The sequester stand-off," Feb. 7) is that few realize the real consequences of indiscriminately slashing spending in blind, indiscriminate fashion –– particularly for...
  • On defense again, Obama claims 'important progress' in Libya war

     
    Democrat uses weekly address to repeat explanations for launching the hostilities....
  • Navy tests laser gun by zapping motorboat off California coast

     
    The U.S. Navy fired a laser raygun mounted on a warship, zapping – and setting fire to -- an empty motor boat as it bobbed in the Pacific Ocean....
  • Woodland Hills man pleads guilty to trying to ship missile components to Iran

     
    An Iranian man living in Woodland Hills has pleaded guilty to attempting to illegally export missile components and radio test sets from the United States to Iran. Davoud Baniameri, 38, pleaded guilty in federal court in Illinois to one count......
  • Iran revises death toll in military base explosion to 17

     
    An explosion Saturday at a missile base for Iran’s elite Republican Guard killed at least 17 soldiers and shook buildings west of Tehran. Authorities downplayed any hint of international sabotage aimed at Iran’s nuclear program....
  • Accidental explosion at Iran military base kills at least 27

     
    An explosion at a base for Iran’s Republican Guard killed at least 27 soldiers and shook buildings west of Tehran. Authorities downplayed any hint of international sabotage aimed at Iran’s nuclear program....
  • Kim Jong Il death: U.S. wary of succession struggle in North Korea

     
    U.S. officials were closely monitoring North Korea for signs of instability or unusual military moves Monday after the death of longtime leader Kim Jong Il, concerned that his passing may set off a succession struggle and set back efforts to persuade...
  • Iran says it has produced its first nuclear fuel rod

     
    Iran says its scientists have produced the country’s first nuclear fuel rod and its Navy has test-fired a new medium-range surface-to-air missile. Iran's announcements are likely to heighten concerns about the country’s disputed nuclear...