Military And Intelligence News Briefs -- June 11, 2013

May 14, 2013: Gen. Keith Alexander, National Security Agency director, talks during a cybersecurity summit in Washington, D.C. (REUTERS)

After Briefing With NSA Chief, Senators Say Misinformation, Contractors Are Major Concerns -- FOX News

Senate leaders emerged Tuesday from a closed-door meeting with the National Security Agency chief saying the story about the American who leaked details about secret U.S. surveillance programs is enveloped in misinformation and called for public hearings.

“It’s not possible for Congress to do the kind of vigorous oversight that (President Obama) spoke about if you can't get straight answers," Oregon Democratic Sen. Ron Wyden said following NSA Director Keith Alexander’s meeting with members of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

"It's appropriate now to have public hearings,” Wyden continued. “This will give the committee and the American people the opportunity to look at the disclosures that have come out here in the last 10 days or so. And I think that's the appropriate next step."

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Former NSA Chief: The Agency Has ‘Very Good Idea’ Which Secrets Snowden Swiped -- TPM

How is the NSA accessing your data on Google, Facebook and more? -- FOX News

Google’s Real Secret Spy Program? Secure FTP -- Threat Level

Operation 'troll the NSA' starts up online with plan to jam spy scanners by sending same 'terrorist' message over and over again -- Daily Mail

House members voice skepticism about surveillance programs after FBI, NSA briefing -- McClatchy News

US Lawmakers Give Defense Contractors Reason to Sweat After PRISM Leak -- Defense News

Presidential cyberwar directive gives Pentagon long-awaited marching orders -- Christian Science Monitor

Iran a 'threat' to US national security: Pentagon -- Economic Times

Canada's useless submarines should be scrapped, say think tanks -- Canadian Press

Canada Taps German Design for Navy's Support Ships -- Defense News

British report reveals Israeli military exports to North African countries -- Al Arabiya

British report reveals Israel’s arms exports to Pakistan -- DAWN

WWII Dornier Do-17 bomber raised from the Channel -- BBC

France to evaluate nuclear sub security after embarrassing revelations -- KUNA

S. Korea to deploy new surface-to-air missiles for Aegis destroyers -- Yonhap News

S. Korea aims to establish missile destruction system by 2020 -- Global Post/Yonhap News Agency

Hagel, Dempsey Discuss North Korea, Iran, Cyber Challenges -- US Department of Defense

Pentagon Releases Report on Sequestration Cuts’ Effects -- Bloomberg

Pentagon reviewing private contractors, Hagel says -- CBS/AP

Brass: East Coast Missile Site Unneeded -- Defense Tech

Navy Seeking Fake Chinese Missiles -- Battleland/Time

Navy to Equip Destroyers with Next-Gen Radar -- Defense Tech

Analysis: Navy May Be Unable to Afford 12 Ballistic Missile Subs -- Global Security Newswire

Bell, Boeing to get order for 99 more V-22 Ospreys -- Reuters

New F-35 IOC Goals Rely On Helmet, Software Work -- Aviation Week

Panel rejects request for military base closings -- FOX News/AP

GAO again warns DOD to better plan move of Marines in Pacific -- Stars and Stripes

LCS Freedom Underway From Singapore, Begins Exercises -- Defense News

Task force planning for enlisted women on Navy subs -- Navy Times

Defense bill calls for reducing number of generals, flag officers -- Military Times

Red tape trauma: 851,000 war veterans await benefits -- Stars and Stripes/USA Today

Congressman: Pentagon inspector general reviewing Medal of Honor case -- Army Times

Army Officer Suspended for Allegedly Ignoring Affairs -- Bloomberg

Military sex assaults: Plan for outside prosecutor blocked in Senate -- NBC

Guantanamo war court debate: When is a spiral notebook a weapon? -- Carol Rosenberg, The Miami Herald/Stars and Stripes

The End of the Rainbow: The Intelligence-Industrial Complex -- Mark Thompson, Battleland/Time

The Limits of AirSea Battle -- M. Scott Weaver, Real Clear Defense

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