News & Career Advice

Immigration Reform and the Military’s MAVNI Program

Tom McCuin / Feb 1, 2018

Unless the DOD can show a real risk of enemy infiltration by way of the MAVNI program, or show us the numbers of people who failed the screenings, the program should continue.

Harris Corp Awarded Space Control Depot Support Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Jan 31, 2018

Harris Corp., Government Communications Systems was awarded a $63.8 million contract modification for continued space control depot support (SCDS). 

Your Dating Site is Now Owned by China

Christopher Burgess / Jan 31, 2018

China’s Kunlun group completes the acquisition of dating site Grindr and all its data. What can possibly go wrong?

Raytheon Awarded PATRIOT System Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Jan 30, 2018

Raytheon Co. was awarded a $2.3 billion hybrid contract for engineering services to support Phased Array Tracking Radar Intercept on Target (PATRIOT).

The OPSEC Nightmare of Fitbits and Geotagging

Tom McCuin / Jan 30, 2018

Strava published a fascinating “heat map” of all the places people wearing their Fitbits have been going – including locations around military Forward Operating Bases.

L-3 Link Simulation and Training Awarded Predator Mission Aircrew Training System Contract – DoD Daily Contracts

Lindy Kyzer / Jan 29, 2018

L-3 Link Simulation and Training was awarded an $8.1 million contract modification for the Predator Mission Aircrew Training System (PMATS) Block 30 retrofit communication kits and simulator seats.

Wondering What Constitutes a War Crime? Depends on Who You Ask.

Tom McCuin / Jan 29, 2018

An ambulance exploded in Kabul, killing more than 100. Almost no one is calling it a war crime.

Doomsday Clock Calculations Aren’t Grounded in Foreign Policy Realities

Tom McCuin / Jan 26, 2018

The famous, or infamous, Doomsday Clock of the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists now stands at two minutes to midnight.