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Oshkosh submits proposal for upgraded military tactical vehicles....
Minority rights in India are under threat. Scarcely a week passes without news of an attack on Muslims by vigilantes somewhere in the country. Yogi Adityanath, a rabble-rousing monk-cum-politician best known for...
In his new book “The Vanishing American Adult: Our Coming-of-Age Crisis — and How to Rebuild a Culture of Self-Reliance” (St. Martin’s Press, May 2017), Sen. Ben Sasse (R-NE) explores what he views as an...
Alex Pollock, a former colleague of mine, never tires of repeating his dictum that if a debt cannot be repaid, it will not be repaid. Wednesday’s application by Puerto Rican Governor Ricardo Rossello for...
Stuart Taylor joins the show to discuss his new book “The Campus Rape Frenzy: The Attack on Due Process at America’s Universities.” The book, co-written by KC Johnson, asserts that ideologically skewed...
We talk a lot about “empowerment” in education. We want educators to be empowered. We want families to be empowered. Everybody is pretty much on board with this. In fact, it’s rare that you’ll ever hear someone...
The Institute for Education Sciences at the U.S. Department of Education released a study last week showing that students randomly selected to receive a voucher under the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program had lower...
Last week, researchers for the Institute of Education Sciences issued new findings on the District of Columbia school voucher program. The evaluation showed that students who received a voucher did 7.3 percentage points...
It’s widely accepted that traditional colleges and universities are ripe for some kind of disruption. Their expense is out of control, and the nation’s outstanding student debt is now more than $1 trillion ....

Defense

Boeing is has proposed a modified version of its 737 commercial jet liner for the of the U.S. Air Force's Joint Surveillance Target Radar aircraft....
Damen Shipyards Group of the Netherlands is to develop the world's first class-approved 3D printed ship propeller, the company announced on Wednesday....
Vigo Marine LLC has received a $12.3 million contract for a 77-day overhaul and drydock of the USNS Cesar Chavez, the Department of Defense announced....
Sikorsky Aircraft Corp. has received a $37.6 million contract for the refurbishment and overhaul of 381 UH-60 tail rotor blades, the Department of Defense announced this week....
Fidelity Technologies Corp. was awarded a $22 million contract by the U.S. Army for armor kits for Heavy Expanded Mobility Tactical trucks and M915A5 trucks....
South Korean frigates receiving Roll-Royce engines....
General Atomics has received a $400 million contract for 36 MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft, the Department of Defense reported on Tuesday....
Raytheon has been awarded a $26.8 million contract for the engineering and support of the MK-31 Rolling Airframe Missile, the Department of Defense announced....
The Australian government plans a nearly $965 million investment to develop infrastructure at the country's naval shipyards for the building of next-gen ships....
A precision glide weapon for drones has completed development testing....
Heron 1 unmanned aerial systems are to replace manned Sea Scan maritime patrol aircraft of the Israeli Air Force....
An ALPHA ELM-2258 radar has been installed on another Israeli missile vessel....
Lockheed Martin Rotary and Mission Systems has received a $13.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract concerning the AEGIS weapons-system....
The first models of the Eurofighter and Hawk trainer aircraft have been delivered to Oman in a formal ceremony held by BAE Systems on Monday....
The U.S. Air Force said Monday it upgraded the F-35A's ejection system and removed restrictions preventing pilots weighing less than 136 pounds from flying it....
An Electronic Sustainment Center of Excellence is being established in Australia by Northrop Grumman....
The U.S. Army has ordered large caliber training ammunition from Orbital ATK....
The A-29 light attack aircraft from the Sierra Nevada Corporation and Embraer is participating in a U.S. Air Force capability assessment....
The final Australian Nulka missile decoy system produced under a 1999 contract by BAE Systems Australia has been produced and delivered....
The U.S. Air Force has completed major maintenance work at an ICBM launch facility in Montana....