A look at the latest news in the defense sector.

  • Facility management: Leading through change

    Facilities management is as much about navigating employer-driven change, personal goal achievement and market opportunity as building technical, managerial and leadership prowess.

  • Lockheed to lose 17 F-35s under automatic cuts, Pentagon says

    The Pentagon will cut 17 of the 343 F-35 fighters it planned to buy from Lockheed Martin Corp. in fiscal 2016 through 2019 unless Congress repeals automatic budget cuts, according to a new Defense Department report.

  • Fifth annual border security conference to take place in San Diego

    The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement’s 5th Annual Border Management Southwest event, “Securing the U.S-Mexico Border with tactical strategies and technologies,” will bring together military and government personnel from the Department of Homeland Security, Department of Defense, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Federal Bureau of Investigation, U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Army and more to discuss the most pressing issues facing the Department of Homeland Security, from efforts to build new partnerships to modernizing security capabilities.

  • Large drones have a spot in the sky, too

    Small, unmanned aerial vehicles for commercial purposes -- i.e., Amazon.com Inc. (Nasdaq: AMZN) delivery, agricultural surveying and the like -- have gotten lots of attention, both for the benefits they bring, and for their help in demilitarizing the word "drone" to a wary public.

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Defense Spotlight - 2012

Learn about the current issues affecting the defense industry, both locally and nationally, in this spotlight.