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Sec. Carter Announces Flexible Hybrid Electronic Initiative

Flexible hybrid electronics are not a new development, but the initative will “focus on bringing these technologies down the cost curve.”

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Islamic State Hacker From UK Killed In U.S. Air Strike

Junaid Hussain, 21, is linked to the May Garland, Texas, “Draw Muhammad” cartoon contest attack.

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DOD Issues Interim Contractor Cyber Security Breach Rules

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“The objectives of this rule are to improve information security for DoD information stored on or transiting contractor systems as well as in a cloud environment,” the regulations read.

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Report: Pentagon IG Investigating Claims That CENTCOM Doctored ISIS Intelligence Reports

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Intelligence reports regarding the U.S.-led fight against the Islamic State in Iraq might have been skewed to make the situation appear “more optimistic,” The NY Times reports.

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Report: Pentagon To Lift Ban On Transgender Troops In May

Iraq Troops

About 12,000 troops would be affected by the policy, USA Today reports.

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Pentagon: Proposed Russian Sale Of Missile System To Iran ‘Not A Positive Development’

Media reports from Tehran say the sale of S-300 long-range, surface-to-air missile systems to Iran has been approved by the Russian government.

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Pentagon: Turkey To Join Counter Islamic State Air Operations

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“[Turkey’s involvement] includes full integration into the collation’s air tasking order, which track, coordinates and de-conflicts all collation air operations,” Pentagon press secretary Peter Cook said.

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Air Force To Deploy F-22 Aircraft To Europe

The Air Force plans to send a small number of F-22 Raptor fighter jets to Europe in an effort to reassure NATO allies in the region that the U.S. is serious about deterring Russian aggression.

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Air Force Secretary: ‘Women Appear To Be Doing Well’ In Specialties Historically Closed

Currently the Air Force has only seven career specialties that are still closed to women, most of which relate to special operations.

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Pentagon: North Korea Actions Not Cause For “Alarm”

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On Sunday, 50 North Korean submarines left port, representing 70 percent of the fleet, and reportedly remain unaccounted for.

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Sec. Carter Announces Flexible Hybrid Electronic Initiative

Flexible hybrid electronics are not a new development, but the initative will “focus on bringing these technologies down the cost curve.”

The World in 2:00 – August 28, 2015

The World in 2:00

Facing December elections and a collapsing economy, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has closed the border with Colombia and ordered thousands deported.

WH: Gun Laws Wouldn’t Have Stopped Virginia Shooter, But Could Save Others

“There are similarly shocking acts of violence that don’t get this attention that could be prevented if Congress, or at least if so many members of Congress, frankly, weren’t scared of the NRA,” Earnest said.

White House On Iran Deal: We’ve Got The Momentum

White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest

Earlier Friday, the White House received its 30th vote in its ongoing efforts to preserve the Iran nuclear agreement.

Virginia Teen Sentenced To 11 Years For Assisting Islamic State

Ali Shukri Amin confessed to running the @Amreekiwitness Twitter account, which educated people on how to use bitcoin to covertly fund IS.

Appeals Court Reverses Ruling Against NSA

NSA

Back in 2013, a lower court’s decision ordered the NSA to stop the bulk collection of phone records, but the order was delayed while the government weighed its next move.