On the first Pentagon Beat of the year: Megan Eckstein, deputy editor of USNI News, and Patrick Tucker, technology editor at Defense One, discuss the Navy’s purchase of a second destroyer from General Dynamics in 2019, and the Justice Department’s indictment of Chinese hackers.
On this all F-35 edition of the Pentagon Beat, USNI News deputy editor Megan Eckstein and Inside the Air Force managing editor Courtney Albon discuss recent aircraft news including the F-35’s price reduction, the Marine variant’s first combat mission, and testing the plane’s operational readiness.
Politico Defense Reporter, Jacqueline Klimas and USNI News Deputy Editor, Megan Eckstein cover the top defense stories of the week. Topics on this edition include the costs associated with the Space Force and the status of the Senate Armed Services Committee’s turnover.
Defense One Global Business Editor Marcus Weisgerber and USNI News Deputy Editor Megan Eckstein discuss the top stories from the Department of Defense. Topics on this edition of the Pentagon Beat include details from the RIMPAC military exercises, and new developments regarding the ‘Space Force.’
Tara Copp, Pentagon bureau chief at the Military Times, and Sam LaGrone, news editor at the U.S. Naval Institute, discuss some of the latest stories out of the Department of Defense. Topics on this edition of the Pentagon Beat include the upcoming summit with North Korea, the new Marine anti-drone system, and reports of contaminated […]