The Cerro Pelado wildfire in New Mexico, which started a month ago today, was about 80% contained on Sunday, according to the latest update from state and federal agencies. Firefighters over the weekend gained a little ground on the blaze compared with last week, in part thanks to cooler ...

Ukraine Supplemental Passes. The Senate on May 19 voted 86 to 11 to pass the new $40 billion Ukraine emergency aid supplemental, sending the bill to President Biden’s desk for final signature. The new supplemental, which the House passed on May 10 with a 368 to 57 vote, is $7 billion more than ...

HASC NDAA Schedule. The House Armed Services has officially announced its full committee markup of the fiscal year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act will be held on June 22. The full subcommittee markup schedule, released on May 10, includes the panel’s Cyber, Strategic Forces, Seapower and ...

Earnings fell at BWX Technologies [BWXT] in the first quarter, which the company attributed Monday to pension issues and lower productivity in the naval reactors business. Net earnings for the first quarter were $59 million, or $0.64 per share, down from $69.7 million, or $0.73 a share, in the ...

Expansive Targets. The U.S. needs to accelerate its fielding of cyber-secure commercial small satellites for national security missions to sustain its lead over China in space over the next decade, per Small Satellites: The Implications for National Security, a new Atlantic Council report by ...

HASC NDAA Markup. Rep. Adam Smith (D-Wash.), chair of the House Armed Services Committee, said the panel is scheduled to hold the markup of its version for the fiscal year 2023 National Defense Authorization Act on June 22. During his closing remarks at HASC’s annual “Member Day” hearing on ...