DoD Says it No Longer Has Exclusive Access to Most Breakthrough Technology

22:50 30.01.2015(updated 08:29 31.01.2015) Spokeswoman for the US Deputy Secretary of Defense says Pentagon no longer has exclusive access to the world’s cutting-edge military technologies. MOSCOW, January 30 (Sputnik), Alexander Mosesov — The US Department of Defense no longer has exclusive access to the world’s cutting-edge military technologies, the spokeswoman for the US Deputy Secretary…

DARPA developing ultimate web search engine to police the internet

  Published time: February 12, 2014 22:35                                                                             Reuters / Umit Bektas ​The Pentagon’s research arm that fosters futuristic technology for the military will soon begin working to surpass current abilities of commercial web search engines. Yet, once it masters the “deep Web,” the agency doesn’t say much about what comes next. The Defense Advanced…

Not Socially Acceptable: NSA boss video ‘most hated’ on YouTube in 2013?

EEV: In all fairness to the NSA director, he is only an employee of the government. It is not appropriate he be the fall guy, unless he acted independently of his supervisors.  Published time: January 01, 2014 10:32                                                                             Director of the National Security Agency Gen. Keith Alexander.(AFP Photo / Alex Wong) A YouTube video in which…

Pentagon’s security chief misused authority, probe shows

  The head of Pentagon security forces misused his authority by treating employees to a golf outing during the workday, relying on others to fetch his lunch and improperly getting a relative into an agency firing range, a Pentagon investigation showed. Steven Calvery is still the director of the Pentagon Force Protection Agency, but he…

Body Armor Details May Be Kept Close to the Chest

  By RYAN ABBOTT   WASHINGTON (CN) – A federal judge won’t force the Pentagon to release autopsy information of U.S. soldiers killed in action to a former Marine doing research on the effectiveness of body armor. Roger Charles has been involved in a legal battle with the Office of the Armed Forces Medical Examiner,…

DoD to Award Contracts Throughout Shutdown, But Won’t Announce Them

Oct. 1, 2013 – 03:45AM   | By MARCUS WEISGERBER   | US Defense Department lawyers are working ‘to see if there’s any margin here or widening in the interpretation of the law regarding exempt versus non-exempt civilians,’ said Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, who is traveling in South Korea.   (Erin A. Kirk-Cuomo) Shutdown fallout WASHINGTON — The…

DoD training manual suggests Founding Fathers followed ‘extremist ideology’

 Published time: August 25, 2013 11:41                                                                             A man is arrested during the Occupy Wall Street protest September 17, 2012 on the one year anniversary of the movement in New York.(AFP Photo / Stan Honda) A Department of Defense training manual obtained by a conservative watchdog group pointed to the original American colonists as examples…

Unhappy With U.S. Foreign Policy? Pentagon Says You Might Be A ‘High Threat’ : “Hema”

Matt Sledge Become a fan msledge@huffingtonpost.com Posted: 08/07/2013 11:36 am EDT  |  Updated: 08/07/2013  5:19 pm EDT Watch out for “Hema.” A security training test created by a Defense Department agency warns federal workers that they should consider the hypothetical Indian-American woman a “high threat” because she frequently visits family abroad, has money troubles and “speaks openly…

Pentagon purges Osama bin Laden raid records

Posted By Associated Press On 10:59 AM  07/08/2013 In Politics WASHINGTON (AP) — The top U.S. special operations commander, Adm. William McRaven, ordered military files about the Navy SEAL raid on Osama bin Laden’s hideout to be purged from Defense Department computers and sent to the CIA, where they could be more easily shielded from…

Congressman blasts Obama’s Defense Department for blocking Marine colonel from appearing before Congress as key witness in Benghazi probe

By  David Martosko In Washington PUBLISHED: 14:01 EST, 9 July  2013 |  UPDATED: 20:06  EST, 9 July 2013     Have you seen this man? U.S. Marine Corps Col. George  Bristol, who is believed to have retired in March, commanded the Special  Operations units in Northern Africa when terrorists attacked American diplomatic  posts in Benghazi,…

US army blocks access to Guardian website to preserve ‘network hygiene’

Military admits to filtering reports and content relating to government surveillance programs for thousands of personnel   Spencer Ackerman and Dan Roberts in Washington guardian.co.uk,              Friday 28 June 2013 11.42 EDT The Pentagon insisted the Department of Defense was only seeking to restrict access to certain content. Photograph: Rick Wilking/Reuters The US army has…

DoD Calls Out China On Cyber Spying

Jun. 19, 2013 – 09:50AM   | By Staff report   | Filed Under C4ISR Journal The Pentagon for the first time is making direct allegations that China’s government and military are behind widespread cyber spying. Previously, the U.S. had tried to be diplomatic. But in the Defense Department’s annual report to Congress on “Military and Security…