Day: April 26, 2024

Analyzing the present, to prepare for the future.

U.S. Begins Construction on Temporary Pier to Deliver Humanitarian Aid to Gaza

Once the pier is completed, it will initially facilitate the delivery of an estimated 90 truckloads of international aid into Gaza and scale to up to 150 truckloads once fully operational.

U.S.-led Ukraine Coalition to Meet Amid Renewed Momentum

The 21st meeting of the Ukraine Defense Contact Group, which the Secretary of Defense Lloyd J. Austin III will host virtually from the Pentagon, comes amid a renewed fervor with Congress’ recent passing of the $95 billion national security supplemental measure.

National Armaments Directors Maintain Urgency in Support for Ukraine

Defense officials said the Ukraine Defense Contact Group continues to identify and deliver solutions for Ukraine’s most pressing requirements in key capability areas — including ground-based, long-range fires; air defense systems; and maintenance and sustainment.  

Officials Say Manufacturing Arms at Scale a Deterrent to Adversaries

Keeping the armament production lines moving at speed and scale at the right price sends a strong signal to allies that the U.S. is a reliable partner, Defense Department officials said.

Public Service a Good Career Option, Hicks Says

Public service is a good option for today’s youth after graduation, Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks told thousands of kids and their parents during a “Bring a Child to Work Day” event at the Pentagon.