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Navy’s $2.5 Billion Arrangement Taps Five Firms To Produce CANES Ship Network

The Navy issued a long-awaited award on Wednesday for the full-rate production of the ship-based…

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USS America (LHA-6) will deliver to the Navy later this year after rounding Latin America en route to its future homeport, San Diego..

Work: Budget Cuts Could Force Navy to Consider Alternatives to LHA with Well Deck

Though having large amphibious ships with well decks is “absolutely critical” for some mission sets,…

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CNO's Navigation Plan Emphasizes SSBNs, Undersea Dominance, Multimission Air Wing

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert Wednesday released his 2015-2019 CNO’s Navigation Plan to…

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Next Round Of CDM Task Orders Expected To Be Awarded In Early 2015, GSA Official Says

The General Services Administration (GSA) is on track to award the next round of task…

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The Marine Corps' F-35B. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

DoD Relaxes Some F-35 Flight Restrictions; F-35B Completes Wet Runway, Crosswind Testing

The Defense Department has relaxed some of its flight restrictions on F-35 test aircraft after…

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Meeting Minimal Bandwidth Requirements Critical Part of Pentagon IT, CIO Says

The Pentagon’s top official for information technology said Wednesday that contractors will have to be…

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Pentagon Expands Business Board

The Pentagon has added eight individuals to a board created more than 10 years ago…

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F-15s, F-16s Join In Strikes In Iraq

Air Force F-15Es and F-16s have conducted strikes in Iraq in recent days, the Pentagon…

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General Dynamics, BAE Systems Win Study Contracts For Future Fighting Vehicle

General Dynamics [GD] and BAE Systems were each awarded $7.9 million study contracts for a…

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Lockheed Martin Robots Conduct Autonomous Resupply And Reconnaissance Mission

Lockheed Martin [LMT] and the Army’s Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) successfully…

The Navy is moving its Advanced EOD Robotic System increment 2 into engineering and manufacturing development, with the aim of eventually replacing the Talon-based Man Transportable Robotic System, above, used by the EOD community today. Photo courtesy U.S. Army.

Shyu Seeks Industry Help in Defining Open Interfaces For Man Transportable Robotic System

Heidi Shyu, assistant secretary of the Army for acquisition, logistics and technology, asked industry for…

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Army Selects Bell, Boeing-Sikorsky Team On Joint Multi-Role Helicopter

The Army has selected Bell Helicopter and a Sikorsky-Boeing partnership for the technology and flight…

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Navy’s $2.5 Billion Arrangement Taps Five Firms To Produce CANES Ship Network

The Navy issued a long-awaited award on Wednesday for the full-rate production of the ship-based…

USS America (LHA-6) will deliver to the Navy later this year after rounding Latin America en route to its future homeport, San Diego..

Work: Budget Cuts Could Force Navy to Consider Alternatives to LHA with Well Deck

Though having large amphibious ships with well decks is “absolutely critical” for some mission sets,…

USS George Washington (CVN 73). Photo: U.S. Navy.

CNO's Navigation Plan Emphasizes SSBNs, Undersea Dominance, Multimission Air Wing

Chief of Naval Operations Adm. Jonathan Greenert Wednesday released his 2015-2019 CNO’s Navigation Plan to…

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Lockheed Martin Develops Test Platform For Sharing Intelligence

Lockheed Martin [LMT] said Tuesday it has demonstrated using a maritime test platform to simulate…

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Air Force Intends To Award Raytheon SDB II Aircraft Integration Contract

The Air Force intends to award a sole-source contract to Raytheon [RTN] for Small Diameter…

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ULA Receives Shipment Of Two RD-180s

United Launch Alliance (ULA) received a shipment Wednesday of two RD-180 first stage boosters from…

The Air Force's F-16D fighter jet. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

Air Force F-16D Longeron Cracks First Identified July 31

Cracks in F-16D canopy sill longerons that caused the Air Force to ground more than…

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Air Force Awards NASA Contracts As Part Of Hosted Payload Solutions

The Air Force recently awarded $800,000 contracts to three companies to study the feasibility of…

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Obama Signs Iron Dome Funding Bill For Immediate Boost in Interceptor Production

President Barack Obama signed into law late Monday a bill providing $225 million in emergency…

Congress has made clear it wants to buy a 12th LPD, like the USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) above, even though the ship is no longer in the Navy's long-term plans. Lawmakers provided advance procurement funding in past budgets and are set to provide as much as $800 million to begin incrementally funding the ship in fiscal year 2015, but Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley said he would not put the ship on contract without the full $2 billion accounted for. Photo by U.S. Navy.

Stackley: Navy Won't Buy LPD-28 Without Full $2 Billion Appropriated; Would Rather Fund Ship Design Research

Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley told several lawmakers on Friday that he appreciates the money they…

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Senate Appropriators Concerned About Domestic Tactical Rocket Motor Industry

The health of the tactical solid rocket motor industrial base is a concern for the…

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Hagel Asks Congress for $225 Million Now to Support Israel's Iron Dome Missile Defense System

The Senate Appropriations Committee added $225 million to its Emergency Supplemental Funding bill for the…

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Earnings, Sales Slip At CACI In Fourth Quarter

CACI International [CACI] on Wednesday posted lower net income in its fourth quarter due to…

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Private Equity Firms Partner On Aerospace Investments

Ranger Aerospace LLC said on Monday that it has partnered with Azalea Capital to form…

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'High-Growth Nations' Key To International Uptick In Honeywell’s Defense Business

“High-growth nations” found in the Middle East and southeast Asia are playing a key role…

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Lockheed Martin Completes Acquisition Of Zeta Associates

Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Monday said it has completed the acquisition of Zeta Associates, adding…



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