The Department of Homeland Security advises that the United States Department of Defense's largest supplier Lockheed Martin has been hit by hackers.
Sources: Reuters via MSNBC
Sources: Reuters via MSNBC
The American-led coalition issues a statement saying that 11 U.S. service members were injured by the January 8, 2020 attack by Iran on U.S. forces in Iraq. The U.S. Department of Defense had initially assessed that there had been no injuries.
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham strongly criticizes President Trump's decision, describing the event as "a big win for Iran and Assad [and] a big win for ISIL". Former American envoy Brett McGurk mentions the 60,000 SDF-held ISIL detainees, saying that the State Department and inspectors general at the Department of Defense warn they are the "nucleus for a resurgent ISIL".
The United States Department of Defense says it has resumed accepting deliveries of F-35 Lightning II fighter jets from manufacturer Lockheed Martin after resolving a dispute over a production error which was leading to corrosion.
Boeing loses a case in Copenhagen city court against the Danish Ministry of Defense over access to documents used in the purchase of Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II fighters in preference over Boeing F-A 18 Super Hornets. Boeing argued the evaluation process used in the purchase had been "flawed".
The Netflix "documentary" "The White Helmets", a film about the Syrian Civil War, wins the Best Documentary Short.The cinematographer Khaled Khatib who is himself a member of the rebel-aligned group couldn't attend the ceremony because officials from the Department of Homeland Security discovered "derogatory information" about him.
Researchers at the United States Department of Defense report, in the journal "Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy", the discovery in the United States of a strain of "E. coli" that includes the new gene MCR-1, which is resistant to colistin, a last-resort antibiotic.
The United States State Department and the Pentagon order families of U.S. diplomats and military personnel to leave posts in southern Turkey due to "increased threats from terrorist groups" in the country. This order comes two days before Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's arrival in the U.S. for security meetings.
Lockheed Martin vice president of air and missile defense Mike Trotsky tells the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., that the United States and South Korea are holding both formal and informal discussions on THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense System) deployment. South Korea's Defense Ministry and the U.S. Department of Defense deny the report.