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Court Deals Major Blow to Veterans Suing Over Burn Pits

5 Aug 2017

A federal judge has dismissed a major lawsuit against a defense contractor by veterans and their family members, over burn pit operations in Iraq and Afghanistan that plaintiffs said caused them chronic and sometimes deadly respiratory diseases and cancer. 116 more words


Armored Cars: Textron SCTV

Over the years many attempts have been made to upgrade the AM General Humvee that still enjoys widespread use with American forces and their allies. Perhaps the most impressive yet is a rare build process carried out by the defense contractor Textron that results in the Survivable Combat Tactical Vehicle (SCTV). 286 more words

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Armored Cars: Navistar Defense MXT

The MXT has been around for more than a decade but its impact on the protected vehicle market is negligible at best. This doesn’t diminish its status as a successful venture by American truck maker Navistar outside its well-known MRAPs like… 462 more words

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44. Mary Poppins

Mary Poppins is not about Mary Poppins, because a perfect person makes a lousy protagonist. Our eponymous nanny/witch is the change agent for Mr. Banks, whose soul is saved when he finally puts family above money… before being handed… 323 more words


BAE Systems Lands $4.9 Billion Ship Sale to U.K.

British multinational defense company BAE Systems has been awarded a 3.7 billion pound ($4.9 billion) contract by the U.K. Ministry of Defense to provide three Type 26 Frigates. 183 more words


U.S. Defense Contractor and Former State Department Security Officer Arrested for Spying for China

Mallory, 60, is a fluent Mandarin speaker who had served in the US army, then as a special agent for the security service of the State Department, before becoming a contractor to various government agencies. 225 more words


Boeing Is Cutting 50 Executive Positions In a Restructure of Its Defense Unit

Boeing said on Tuesday it would restructure its defense, space and security (BDS) division into smaller units and cut about 50 executive positions, as the world’s largest plane maker seeks to make its business more responsive to customers. 353 more words