Latest News for: Military contract


Taking on the tech giants: the lawyer fighting the power of algorithmic systems

The Observer 28 Feb 2021
She watched billions of dollars in military contracts hoovered up by the likes of Google, Amazon and Palantir; the vast expansion of government surveillance of its own citizens; and the exponential rise of drone warfare, whose victims she came to know and care for ... US military.

Pakistan, Qatar sign 10-year LNG supply contract

Dawn 27 Feb 2021
The 10-year agreement signed on Friday entailed the “lowest-ever publicly disclosed price under a long-term contract in the world” and was achieved through joint efforts of the political and military leaderships, said Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Petroleum Nadeem Babar while speaking at a news conference after the signing ceremony.

'All hands on deck:' Inside quarantine at Military Institute

Hastings Tribune 27 Feb 2021
(AP) — Swinging open the motel room door, the Virginia Military Institute cadet seemed surprised to find himself face-to-face with his college’s top leader ... The military college’s COVID-19 plan was “designed to expand and contract,” Wyatt said.

Sanction the Axis of Mercenary and Terrorist Evil: Azerbaijan, Turkey and Georgia

Greek City Times 27 Feb 2021
These mercenaries are not clean-cut military men. They’re terrorists, thugs, jihadis, and fanatics. The Evidence ... Earlier Mercenaries ... Azerbaijan’s political and military cultures are clearly deranged, as are Turkey’s ... Turkey typically recruits jihadis/mercenaries through SADAT, a quasi-official Turkish military contracting company ... Adnan Tanrıverdi ... 0 ... .

Top British stocks for March 2021

The Motley Fool 27 Feb 2021
We asked our freelance writers to share the top British stocks they’d buy this March. Here’s what they chose.. Kevin Godbold. Smurfit Kappa. The FTSE 100‘s Smurfit Kappa (LSE ... Kirsteen Mackay ... Having now tumbled 35% from its share price peak in December 2020 following a contract delay, I think military equipment supplier Avon Rubber (LSE ... Barclays ... .

Global military spending hit record levels in 2020: IISS think-tank

Straits Times 26 Feb 2021
LONDONGlobal military spending, driven in part by Chinese naval expansion, reached record levels last year despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing economic contraction, a British think-tank said on Thursday ... The think-tank said in its annual Military ...

Mississippi company gets $37M contract for Army ammunition

Hastings Tribune 26 Feb 2021
... has a $37 million contract for Army ammunition ... It was on Thursday’s list of military contracts worth at least $7.5 million.

Myanmar Military Suspends Visas, Prolongs Entry Ban Until April - Reports

Urdu Point 26 Feb 2021
The military-controlled foreign ministry in Myanmar has suspended all visas and prolonged the entry ban for travelers until the end of March, media said Friday ... The military toppled the ...

With the shot troops: Inside an unusual National Guard deployment

Chicago Business 26 Feb 2021
Richard Neely, the adjutant general of the state of Illinois, director of the Illinois Department of Military Affairs and commander of both the Illinois Army and Air National Guard ... They would use 18-member military vaccination teams, or MVATs ... The rest are a mix of guard and contracted medical personnel to administer shots.

Desmond inquiry: psychologist describes spotty treatment, marital difficulties

North Shore News 26 Feb 2021
Earlier this week, mental health professionals contracted by the military told the inquiry that Desmond initially responded well to treatment, but that he suffered a relapse in May 2013 when military colleagues subjected him to racist comments about his African Nova Scotian heritage.

1st Infantry Division deploys additional troops for FEMA vaccination effort

The Mercury 26 Feb 2021
About 120 soldiers from the 2nd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 1st Infantry Division, planned to deploy Friday to Miami, Florida, to help with COVID vaccine distributions. As part of the U.S ... Virgin Islands. These teams provide contracting and logistical support to combine civilian and military medical personnel. .

Daxor Corporation Announces $0.48 Per Share NAV Increase and Files Annual Report for Fiscal 2020

Tyler Morning Telegraph 26 Feb 2021
Asset growth and revenue increases were driven by a combination of the sale and leasing of our BVA diagnostic systems and single-use test kits, as well as new military contracts from The US Department of Defense,” said Michael Feldschuh, CEO of Daxor.

Global military spending hit record levels in 2020 amid pandemic: think tank

Urdu Point 25 Feb 2021
Global military spending, driven in part by Chinese naval expansion, reached record levels in 2020 despite the impact of the coronavirus pandemic and ensuing economic contraction, a British think-tank said on Thursday ... economic contraction, a British think-tank said on Thursday.