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New Ukraine aid will buy 18 HIMARS and weapons to ‘disrupt’ drones

WASHINGTON ― The Pentagon announced Wednesday it will contract with industry for $1.1 billion in military aid to Ukraine, including 18 High-Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems and other arms to counter drones Russia has been using against Ukrainian troops. The new weapons and equipment, being provided under the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, are aimed at meeting …

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More can be done to ban US government use of Chinese drones

The recent outage of a Federal Aviation Administration flight system reminds us of the imperative of having a safe and secure airspace over the United States. In this regard, we should welcome congressional inclusion of Section 817 in the recently enacted James M. Inhofe National Defense Authorization Act. Enjoying bipartisan support, Section 817, which prohibits …

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Invictus wins contract to update DIA’s top-secret intranet

SAN ANTONIO — The Defense Intelligence Agency disclosed the winner of a “significant” IT modernization contract it announced this week: Washington, DC-based cybersecurity firm Invictus. The contract is to modernize the top-secret Joint Worldwide Intelligence Collection System, or JWICS. DIA announced the deal Wednesday, but did not initially reveal the winning company. It’s the largest …

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