A List of the U.S. Weapons Designs and Technologies Compromised by Hackers

The Washington Post
Special to In Homeland Security

Weapon designs and technologies compromised

The following is reproduced from the nonpublic version of theDefense Science Board report “Resilient Military Systems and the Advanced Cyber Threat”:

Table 2.2 Expanded partial list of DoD system designs and technologies compromised via cyber exploitation


Terminal High Altitude Area Defense

Patriot Advanced Capability-3

Extended Area Protection and Survivability System (EAPS)





Advanced Harpoon Weapon Control System

Tanker Conversions

Long-term Mine Reconnaissance System

Global Hawk

Navy antenna mechanisms

Global Freight Management System

Micro Air Vehicle

Brigade Combat Team Modernization

Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense System

USMC Tracked Combat Vehicles

Warfighter Information Network-Tactical (WIN-T)

T700 Family of Engines

Full Authority Digital Engine Controller (FADEC)

UH-60 Black Hawk

AMRAAM (AIM-120 Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile)

Affordable Weapons System

Littoral Combat Ship

Navy Standard Missile (SM-2,3,6)

P-8A/Multi-Mission Aircraft

F/A and EA-18

RC-135 Detect./Collect.

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E.U. to Allow Arms Embargo for Syrian Rebels to Lapse

Annie Gearan & Joby Warrick, The Washington Post
Special to In Homeland Security

PARIS — The Obama administration’s go-slow policy on Syria came under renewed pressure Monday as European leaders opted to remove a legal hurdle that had blocked arms flows to rebel groups, while a top Republican critic swooped into Syria to dramatize what he says is the opposition’s urgent need for direct military aid.

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Is Libya’s Nuclear Equipment Still at Y-12? Feds Won’t Say

Frank Munger, Knoxville News Sentinel
Special to In Homeland Security

OAK RIDGE — Last week, a federal spokesman at the Y-12 nuclear weapons plant issued a two-word response to questions on a topic that clearly — based on similar responses to similar questions in recent years — has become off-limits.

The topic was the Libyan nuclear equipment that was airlifted to the United States in January 2004 and placed into secure storage at the Oak Ridge plant.

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Obama Outlines Future of Counterterrorism Efforts

By Scott Wilson & Greg Miller, The Washington PostSpecial to In Homeland Security

President Obama outlined the future of his counterterrorism polices Thursday in a wide-ranging speech that sought to more clearly define the American enemy, make lethal government actions more accountable to Congress and signal that the nation’s long war against al-Qaeda will one day end.

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MUJAO Launches Attacks in Niger

By William Tucker

Mujao, a North African terrorist movement, executed two attacks in Niger today. One attack in Agadez targeted a military barracks with a vehicle bomb ultimately killing 19. According to government statements, four of the five attackers involved in the Agadez attack are dead and the remaining individual is holding several military officers hostage.

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Homeland Security Targets Tea Party?

By Peter J. Reilly, Forbes
Special to In Homeland Security

Conspiracy theories and paranoia are great for team building. So the exempt organization group of the IRS, the Cincinnati gang that couldn’t sort straight, has given the Tea Party a great boost. When you think about how miserable the IRS can make your life, having your exempt application stalled doesn’t strike me as being that severe.

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