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Senior military officials will ask Defense Secretary Jim Mattis for a six-month delay on a lift of the Defense Department’s ban on admissions of transgender service members, according to media reports.
Staffing shortfalls are imperiling the U.S. Army’s ability to develop requirements for major defense acquisition projects, an area of focus in the agency’s efforts to reduce waste in the procurement process, according to a Government Accountability Office report made public Thursday.
A request from shareholders of bomb detection hardware maker Implant Sciences to retain a solicitation agent for the company’s proposed Chapter 11 plan failed to receive court approval Friday in Delaware because the court determined the services were unnecessary.
A bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Thursday that seeks to further the development of drones and safely integrate the unmanned machines alongside other aircraft.
Attorneys representing victims of Palestinian militant attacks seeking to pursue claims against a Jordanian bank for allowing funding to get through to the militants urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to revive their case, saying the bank can be held liable because money flowed through its New York branch.