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Sequestration Scares, Bifurcated Budgets, and Cyber-Espionage – Daily Intelligence

Ed Ledford / Apr 25, 2014

Inside scoops on security processes, how sequestration is scaring the industrial base, and Verizon’s report on our nation’s cyber-vulnerability – all in today’s defense headlines. 

Afghanistan Aerospace, the Bradley-Stryker, and F-35 Paradise – Daily Intelligence

Ed Ledford / Apr 24, 2014

USAF leads the charge back into Afghanistan, Army’s APC mongrel raising hackles, and the F-35 finding a home where it’s loved – all in today’s defense headlines. 

Existentialism and Afghanistan, Cyberwar in Cyberspace – Daily Intelligence

Ed Ledford / Mar 13, 2014

Winning (?) in Afghanistan, Rules of War in Cyberspace, and some sobering context for industry professionals – all in today’s defense headlines.

Crimea developments, Nationwide Security Scans, and INSA Reforms – Daily Intelligence

Ed Ledford / Mar 10, 2014

Latest news on Ukraine, Intelligence ready to scan 5 million Fed employees in nation-wide security scans, and security clearance reforms – all in today’s defense headlines.

Quadrennial Defense Review 2014, President’s Budget, and Sikorsky’s Golden Egg – Daily Intelligence

Ed Ledford / Mar 5, 2014

Reuters’ Review & Farewell Craig “Porky” Chedwick FROM THE DESK OF CLEARANCEJOBS.COM 1.  Back in BRAC. Contributor Jennifer Cary reports, “Elected officials see it as their responsibility to protect their districts from projects that will spark job loss and decrease the amount of federal money coming in. Whle some districts would benefit from BRAC, some […]

Losing Ukraine, Contract support, and Securing defense tech – Daily Intelligence

Ed Ledford / Mar 4, 2014

Putin goes tit-for-tat, the intricacies of government acquisition require contract support, and protecting missile defense tech from commercial distribution – all in today’s defense headlines.

Cold War heats up, XTec DHS contract, and Security clearance reform – Daily Intelligence

Ed Ledford / Mar 3, 2014

Ukraine ripping apart, XTec DHS contract, and 7 reasons Syria is failing – all in today’s defense headlines.

Crimea Red Dawn, al Qaeda Genealogy (II), and Israel’s Sky Shield – Daily Intelligence

Ed Ledford / Feb 28, 2014

War and rumors of war in Crimea, Part II on the evolution of al Qaeda, and Israel’s anti-rocket technology Sky Shield – all in today’s defense headlines.