Pentagon leaders need "around $10 billion" in the next pandemic aid package to cover defense contractors' coronavirus-related costs. But it's unclear how the hefty funding handout will square with Republican skepticism of new deficit spending.
(Bloomberg) -- China will impose unspecified sanctions on defense contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. after the U.S. approved a possible $620 million deal to supply missile parts to Taiwan, the latest in a series of punitive actions by the superpowers as relations grow colder."China firmly opposes U.S.
China will put sanctions on Lockheed Martin for involvement in the latest U.S. arms sale to Chinese-claimed Taiwan, China said on Tuesday, adding tension to its troubled relationship with the United States. The U.S. weapons maker is the main contractor for a $620 million upgrade package for Taiwan's Patriot surface-to-air missiles, which the U.S. government approved last week.
Skywatchers are in for a treat over the next few weeks as newly discovered Comet Neowise is paying a visit to our solar system.
Alyssa Carson is one of a group of young people who are already positioning themselves to become NASA astronauts just in time to travel to Mars.