The Pentagon Overpays for Almost Everything—Even Prescription Drugs →

DoD Finalizes Counterfeit Part Rule at Last…Only to Backtrack →

DoD Commits to American-Made Shoes →


The Pentagon’s Phony Budget War
The DoD cuts that didn’t actually happen. 

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The Quest To Hunt Down Every U.S. Military Base

Here’s a fun new computer game: It’s called “Can you spot the predator drone?” Anyone with an Internet connection can play.

That wasn’t necessarily Josh Begley’s intention when he began mapping all of the United States’ military bases for his latest data visualization project, Empire.is. But as he gathered data from the Department of Defense’s 2013 Base Structure report and started plugging in the locations to Google Maps and Bing, he began to appreciate different angles of satellite imagery—especially where covert and overt warfare intersect.

DoD Analysis Reveals Cost Jump at New Nuke Facility →

Can the Pentagon be tamed? →

Here’s a staggering statistic to start your day: the US government spends more on defense than the next thirteen highest-spending countries combined. That’s right: America’s military budget is equivalent to those of China, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, Japan, Saudi Arabia, India, Germany, Italy, Brazil, South Korea, Canada and Australia.

How a Highly Secret DoD Agency Does Business →

New Database Tracks Revolving Door Between DOD and Defense Industry →