10 Dec 2009
This week, the US Air Force confirmed that it is flying a stealth unmanned aircraft known as the “Beast of Kandahar,” a drone spotted in photos and, until now has been shrouded in secrecy. The RQ-170 Sentinel is being developed by Lockheed Martin and is designed “to provide reconnaissance and surveillance support to forward deployed combat forces,” the air force said in a brief statement. Aviation experts dubbed the drone the “Beast of Kandahar” after photographs emerged earlier this year showing the mysterious aircraft in southern Afghanistan in 2007. Read more here.
26 Feb 2009
Daily Intelligence Brief: Economic Meltdown’s Impact on Security; Intelligence and Gang Warfare and Other News
With a multitude of stories happening in the intelligence sector, we thought it would be prudent to do a Thursday morning “intelligence brief,” which should provide you with enough actionable information to get you through your morning coffee. We kick off with a story about Obama being briefed, daily, on the impact of the global economic crises on our nation’s security and end it with a story about using intelligence to combat gang violence. Hope you have a productive morning.