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FAA Loses Attempt To Stop Search And Rescue UAV Flights

A Texas organization that uses unmanned aerial vehicles to search for missing persons is poised…

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Senate Appropriators Boost DoD Funding For UAS Coordination With Civil Agencies

Senate appropriators are recommending that the Pentagon increase its funding for coordinating with federal civilian…

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AF Reserve Chief: Sequester, Keeping A-10s Would Derail Total Force Rebalance, Lower Readiness

The chief of the Air Force Reserve said Monday that both sequestration and being forced…

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Exelis To Provide Advanced Air Traffic Management To Saudi National Guard

Exelis [XLS] yesterday said it received a contract valued at more than $9 million to…

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Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James "Sandy" Winnefeld, Jr., testifies before the House Armed Services Committee concerning Fiscal Year 2015 Overseas Contingencies Operations Budget request on July 16, 2014.  Photo courtesy Department of Defense.

Winnefeld: DoD Will Rely on OCO to Pay for 'Unanticipated Contingencies' Around the Globe

Several years of budget cuts from efficiency initiatives and sequestration have shrunk the Pentagon’s operations…

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DoD Official Cautions Against Rushing To Fund New Rocket Engine

A top Defense Department official Wednesday warned a joint Senate panel against rushing to fund…

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General Atomics Participates With Sensors In NATO Trial

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has completed participation in NATOs’ Unified Vision trial with a range…

The four designs for the now-canceled Marine Personnel Carrier, including the Lockheed Martin/Patria design, above, are under consideration for the Amphibious Combat Vehicle Increment 1.1. Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James Amos said he has ridden in all four and can attest to their superiority over the canceled Expeditionary Fighting Vehicle. Photo courtesy Lockheed Martin.

Kendall: Off-the-shelf ACVs Will Need Marine-Specific Comms; Might Modify Vehicles' Weapons

The off-the-shelf strategy to procure the Marines’ first increment of Amphibious Combat Vehicles (ACV) will…

U.S. Army CH-47 Chinook, equipped with the CMWS/ATIRCM suite, expends flares 
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BAE Systems To Provide Army Troops Latest Aircraft Survivability Equipment

BAE Systems said it has been awarded a series of Army contracts, worth approximately $40…

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Army Taps Daylight Defense To Develop Next Gen UV Laser

Daylight Defense LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Daylight Solutions Inc., said the Army has…

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JLTV Competitors Receive Draft RFPs For Production Phase

Oshkosh Defense [OSK], AM General, and Lockheed Martin [LMT], all competing for the Army/Marine Joint…

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Raytheon Receives $235 Million For Patriot Radar Digital Processor Kits

Raytheon [RTN] yesterday said it received a $235.5 million contract for Radar Digital Processor (RDP)…

The USS Lake Erie (CG-70) cruiser. Photo: U.S. Navy

Senate Appropriators Block Navy’s Plan To Sideline 11 Cruisers

Senate appropriators have blocked the Navy’s plan to sideline 11 Ticonderoga-class (CG-47) cruisers for long-term…

An E/A-18 Growler in the foreground shadowed by a F/A-18 Super Hornet. Photo by Boeing.

Senate Defense Bill Would Allow 12 More Growlers

Senate lawmakers on the defense appropriations panel have added $1.2 billion to the budget for…

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JLTV Competitors Receive Draft RFPs For Production Phase

Oshkosh Defense [OSK], AM General, and Lockheed Martin [LMT], all competing for the Army/Marine Joint…

Nicholas Guertin, the Navy's director for transformation, speaking at Defense Daily's Open Architecture Summit in Nov. 2013. Photo by Dane Rene, special to Defense Daily.

Navy Begins Round Of Online War Gaming On IP Rights

The Navy has begun a second round of online war gaming designed to address the…

Lt. Gen. James Jackson, chief of the Air Force Reserve

AF Reserve Chief: Sequester, Keeping A-10s Would Derail Total Force Rebalance, Lower Readiness

The chief of the Air Force Reserve said Monday that both sequestration and being forced…

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Senate Appropriators Criticize Air Force Handling Of DMSP, Provides For Extra EELV Launch

Senate appropriators criticized the Air Force’s handling of its Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP), directing…

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Air Force Issues First Competitive EELV Mission In 10 Years

The Air Force Tuesday issued a request for proposal (RFP) for an Evolved Expendable Launch…

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DoD Official Cautions Against Rushing To Fund New Rocket Engine

A top Defense Department official Wednesday warned a joint Senate panel against rushing to fund…

Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.), chairman of the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee

Senate Appropriations Bill Addresses Corporate Inversion, Incentive Fees, Competition

The Senate Appropriations Committee’s defense spending bill addresses several aspects of how and with whom…

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Senate Appropriators Pass Spending Bill that Favors Navy Ships and Planes, Army Ground Vehicles

The Senate Appropriations Committee passed a $549.3 billion spending plan for the Defense Department’s fiscal…

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Adm. James "Sandy" Winnefeld, Jr., testifies before the House Armed Services Committee concerning Fiscal Year 2015 Overseas Contingencies Operations Budget request on July 16, 2014.  Photo courtesy Department of Defense.

Winnefeld: DoD Will Rely on OCO to Pay for 'Unanticipated Contingencies' Around the Globe

Several years of budget cuts from efficiency initiatives and sequestration have shrunk the Pentagon’s operations…

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), chairman of the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee

Wittman: Short-Term CR Likely In October, But Confident NDAA Compromise Will Be Reached

The House and Senate armed services committees seem well positioned to work out the differences…

Pension Income Drive Earnings Rise At Lockheed Martin In Second Quarter

Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Tuesday reported higher earnings in the second quarter due to a…

Orbital Sciences' Antares rocket launches July 13 for the company's Orb-2 Cargo Resupply Services (CRS) mission for NASA. Photo: Orbital.

Earnings Up, Sales Down At Orbital In Second Quarter

Orbital Sciences [ORB] on Thursday posted a slight rise in net income in the second…

Textron and AirLand Enterprises debuted their Scorpion ISR/Strike aircraft at RIAT and Farnborough this month. Photo: Textron

Textron Reports Higher Profits, Sales On Acquisition, Improved Performance

Textron [TXT] on Wednesday posted strong increases in sales and income in the second quarter…

Airbus Group Sells Majority Share In Test & Services Business

France’s Airbus Group on Thursday said it has sold a nearly 67 percent stake in…



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