Category National Geospatial Intelligence Agency (NGA)

DoD Releases Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Appropriated Top Line Budget For FY18

DOD Releases Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Appropriated Top Line Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 06/12/2017 03:55 PM CDT IMMEDIATE RELEASE No. NR-222-17 June 12, 2017 DOD Releases Military Intelligence Program (MIP) Appropriated Top Line Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 The Department of Defense released today the MIP appropriated top line budget for FY […]

DoD Nominations Logjam About To Break: Mattis Aide

DoD Nominations Logjam About To Break: Mattis Aide (EXCLUSIVE) By Sydney J. Freedberg, breakingdefense.com View Original June 13th, 2017 PENTAGON: There are a lot of empty offices around the E-ring, the most prestigious sector of the Pentagon, where top defense officials enjoy the rare privilege of windows. But that’s about to change, a senior aide to Defense Secretary Jim […]

HASC Chairman Thornberry Begins FY18 National Defense Authorization Process; Introduces ‘By Request’ Bill To Start Defense Legislation

“Introduces by request,” means the bill does not yet have the endorsement of the chair (Thornberry); but, he has allowed it to go forward “by request,” from other members of the HASC.  RCP,  fortunascorner   For Immediate Release: June 8, 2017 Contact: HASC Communications (202) 225-2539 THORNBERRY, SMITH BEGIN FY18 NATIONAL DEFENSE AUTHORIZATION PROCESS INTRODUCE […]

Mysterious Russian ‘Killer Satellites’ Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why

Mysterious Russian ‘Killer Satellites’ Spring Back To Life After Two Years Of Inactivity, And We Have No Idea Why   https://fortunascorner.com        Tim Collins, had an article in the May 19, 2017 edition of The Daily Mail Online, warns “Russia could be preparing for a space war, after reactivating a group of satellites […]

Graham: Congress Has ‘No Plan’ To End Sequestration Amid Military Readiness Challenges

Graham: Congress Has ‘No Plan’ To End Sequestration Amid Military Readiness Challenges ‘We shot down more planes than anybody else because of our budget’ Share Tweet Email Sen. Lindsey Graham / Getty Images BY: Natalie Johnson Follow @nataliejohnsonn May 24, 2017 3:35 pm The Trump administration’s 2018 defense budget proposal will likely extend sequestration into […]

Obituary For Maj. Gen. (USA/Ret.) Albert N. Stubblebine

Albert N. Stubblebine, Major General, U.S. Army (Retired) died 6 February 2017. Graduating in 1952 from the US Military Academy, “Bert” as he was known to friends, was commissioned an Armor officer and later transferred to the Intelligence Corps. His first intelligence assignments included positions at the Army Imagery Interpretation Center. Later he joined the […]

Hill Republicans Say They’re Growing Frustrated With Mattis

But Republican lawmakers and senior congressional aides said in recent interviews they’re running out of patience with Mattis’ staffing decisions, which have disappointed Republican members of the Senate Armed Services Committee hoping to see their ideological allies elevated to senior levels in the Defense Department. Others are grumbling about Mattis’ refusal to advocate a bigger […]

Rebuild Our Defenses For The Information Age

Excerpts: Investments in virtual infrastructure—to protect network connectivity and upgrade military information systems—could have economywide benefits. Recall that President Reagan’s defense buildup in the 1980s not only restored America’s military superiority, but helped juice recovery from the 1981 recession. It also pushed the American electronics, aerospace and communications industries toward international dominance.   A reprise […]

Military Gains Bigger Voice As Pentagon Waits For Civilian

Military Gains Bigger Voice As Pentagon Waits For Civilian Nominees By David Wood, www.huffingtonpost.com View Original March 18th, 2017 Defense Secretary Jim Mattis has tussled with the White House over the choice of top Pentagon officials.Photo by: Tech Sgt. Brigitte Brantley/U.S. Air Force WASHINGTON ― Thousands of American combat troops are fighting in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. […]

Can Americans Trust Their Spies?

Can Americans Trust Their Spies? If intelligence agencies can’t keep their secrets, they can’t credibly assure us they follow other rules. https://www.wsj.com/articles/can-americans-trust-their-spies-1489618465 By PETER HOEKSTRA March 15, 2017 6:54 p.m. ET 81 COMMENTS The spy world is cloaked in secrecy, but last week’s leak of documents from the Central Intelligence Agency offers a tiny glimpse into […]