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Pentagon inspector general cites top U.S. space contractors for lapses

Dec 24, 2017

Pentagon inspector general cites top U.S. space contractors for lapses

The Pentagon's inspector general cited key contractors in the military's primary space launch program, including billionaire Elon Musk's SpaceX and Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc., for a range of quality-control lapses which it said could result in increased costs or delays to launches. SpaceX, Aerojet Rocketdyne and ...

Pentagon seen evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites

Dec 4, 2017

Pentagon seen evaluating U.S. West Coast missile defense sites

The U.S. agency tasked with protecting the country from missile attacks is scouting the West Coast for places to deploy new anti-missile defenses, two congressmen said on Saturday, as North Korea's missile tests raise concerns about how the United States would defend itself from ...

Second federal judge bars Trump's military transgender ban

/ Nov 22, 2017

Second federal judge bars Trump's military transgender ban

A second federal judge Tuesday ruled against President Donald Trump's ban on transgender military personnel, further undermining his order by saying Pentagon-funded sex reassignment surgeries can continue to go ahead. Trump in July sent out three tweets decreeing that transgender troops could not serve "in ...