Loading...
You are here:  Home  >  'NP'
Latest

In Midst of Financial Crisis, Military Goes Green

By   /  April 14, 2010  /  Analysis  /  No Comments

“The Army’s mission is not to be green. Our mission is to defend the nation. In that context, we’ve found it’s in our interest to develop sustainable projects.” – Kevin Geiss, United States Army program director for energy security The U.S. military is expected to save up to $1.6 Billion in costs through its diverse […]

Read More →
Latest

Russia Becoming More Cooperative on Cybercrime

By   /  March 30, 2010  /  Analysis  /  No Comments

Over the past several years, the Russian government has consistently frustrated European and U.S. officials by refusing to take hard stances regarding organized cybercrime gangs that have become increasingly sophisticated. The organized gangs have stolen millions of identities as well as millions of dollars in employee pay by striking at banking systems throughout Europe and […]

Read More →
Latest

Defense Department Lifts Ban on Women Serving on Submarines

By   /  February 24, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

Defense Secretary Robert M. Gates notified Congress on February 19 that the Defense Department would start allowing women in the Navy to serve on submarines. Prior to this policy change, female members of the Navy could only serve on surface ships for long-term missions. They only served on submarines for short stints as technicians and […]

Read More →
Latest

Man Behind Subway Bomb Plot Pleads Guilty

By   /  February 23, 2010  /  Unsorted  /  No Comments

The man arrested in last year’s plot to bomb the New York subway has pleaded guilty to terrorism charges. Najibullah Zazi, a 25-year-old Afghan immigrant, admitted to a federal judge yesterday that he had been trained by Al Qaeda and came to New York to detonate a bomb in the subway at a time close […]

Read More →
Latest

United States Successfully Shoots Down Ballistic Missile With Airborne Laser

By   /  February 16, 2010  /  Analysis  /  No Comments

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency announced successful use of directed energy to defend against ballistic missiles when the Airborne Laser Testbed (ALTB) successfully destroyed a boosting ballistic missile during a Friday test. According to the Agency, this was the “first directed energy lethal intercept demonstration against a liquid-fuel boosting ballistic missile target from an airborne […]

Read More →