China Hacks Def. Programs, Germany Pays $1B to Holocaust Survivors


Military Headline News – Rick Rogers

China has hacked its way into the secret plans of dozens of U.S defense programs, including the Patriot Missile and the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, according to The Washington Post.
American officials have downplayed the cyber attacks.

A Marine killed in a police shoot-out in Texas this week is suspected of killing a woman in that state as well as his wife in North Carolina.
Esteban Smith was killed by law enforcement early Sunday morning after allegedly killing one person and wounding five others.
Hours later, the body of his wife was found in a North Carolina motel room.
Germany has agreed to pay aging Jewish Holocaust survivors about $1 billion for health care and other aid in the coming years.
The money is earmarked for about 56,000 survivors in nearly 50 countries.
A spokeswoman for the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany said individual compensation would be based on need and circumstances.
The fund also provides Holocaust victims worldwide with food, medicine and transportation.
Rick Rogers, Military Headline News.

Rick Rogers is an Army veteran and Northwestern University graduate who’s covered military and defense issues for nearly 30 years. Read more of his stuff by clicking here.


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Rick Rogers is a defense reporter based in San Diego.