Friday, April 23, 2021

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Navy’s 2021 Budget Cuts Marines Corps Funding, End Strength

The U.S. Navy is seeking to shave $1.4 billion from the Marine Corps fiscal year 2021 budget request and to reduce the active-duty force by 2,100, according to new Defense Department budget documents. The Marines’ piece of the Navy Department’s…

‘Compliant’ Doesn’t Mean Secure, Navy CIO Says

TYSONS CORNER, Va. — The Department of the Navy has a security problem, and it’s embedded in the institutional culture, according to the Navy’s top informational technology executive. “We are losing the Department of Navy’s information every day. And we’re…

New Shotgun-like Ammo Could Shield LCS from Drones

ARLINGTON, Va. – Naval ordnance experts will be testing heavy weapons precision ammunition, that could hit enemy drones “like a shotgun blast,” offering a counter-unmanned aircraft system (C-UAS) shield for littoral combat ships (LCS). Rogue civilian drones and enemy attack…

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