Tag: Presses

Schumer Presses Trump To Appoint Military Czar To Run Coronavirus Supply Chain

U.S. Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said U.S. President Donald Trump needs to … [+] appoint a military official to handle the government coronavirus pandemic effort. Getty Images Topline: On Saturday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) continued his calls for U.S. President Donald Trump to appoint a military czar to steer the country through the coronavirus pandemic. The president needs to take action, and soon, Schumer said —appearing on CNN, he said, “the system that the federal government has put in place is not working, plain and simple.” Schumer called it “a spectacle” that American hospital chiefs, ... Read more

DoD Presses Industry For 5G Spectrum Sharing Prototype Ideas « Breaking Defense

WASHINGTON: DoD issued its eagerly awaited request to industry today for prototypes that could allow private companies and the military to share the radio-frequency spectrum needed to underpin 5G cellular communications. Industry anticipates that spectrum-sharing will allow expansion of their 5G operations and markets; DoD hopes that sharing spectrum will help lower costs and create a sustainable 5G industrial base as it battles to keep up with China. The Request for Prototype Proposal (RPP) calls for industry input into technology development related to “dynamic spectrum sharing testbed, enhancement and applications at Hill Air Force Base (Hill AFB) and Utah Test and ... Read more

Indo-Pacom Presses All Domain Ops; Sends Plan To Hill Soon « Breaking Defense

Adm. Phil Davidson WASHINGTON: At a time where the Navy has been pretty quiet about All-Domain Operations — an emerging war fighting concept being pushed by the Pentagon’s top leaders — the head of Indo-Pacific Command, commander of the Navy’s biggest theater of operations, has proposed a bold new plan. In a speech at a navy conference earlier this month, Adm. Philip Davidson offered an expansive vision of how to transform the way US forces train and partner with allies across the vast Indo-Pacific region, calling for the services to be linked in new, more permanent ways.  His remarks also ... Read more

China berates ‘lying’ Pompeo as US presses on pandemic

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday demanded that China share more data on the novel coronavirus as Beijing angrily accused him of lying and said Washington was trying to shift blame. It was the latest clash in an escalating feud between the two powers over the global COVID-19 pandemic, which was first detected in the Chinese metropolis Wuhan but has now infected more than 250,000 people worldwide and hobbled life in the West. Pompeo — who, like President Donald Trump, has enraged Beijing by speaking of the “Chinese virus” — said Beijing had a ... Read more