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Long-range hunting rifle scope. Part of ATK's Sporting portfolio through its Bushnell acquisition a year ago that contributed $145 million in sales in the second quarter. Photo: ATK

ATK Posts Higher Income, Sales In Second Quarter

ATK [ATK] on Thursday reported higher net profit and sales in its second quarter driven…

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F-35A conventional Air Force variant of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). Photo: Air Force.

Bogdan Cautions Maintainer Mix Could Put F-35A IOC Deadline At Risk

Despite feeling “pretty good,” overall about the Air Force successfully reaching its August 2016 initial…

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In July L-3 Chairman, President and CEO Michael Strianese said the company fired four employees related to the withholding of information about accounting issues within the Aerospace segment. Photo: L-3

Earnings, Sales Fall At L-3 In Third Quarter

L-3 Communications [LLL] on Thursday posted a steep drop in earnings due to in part…

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Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson

Lockheed Martin To Acquire Federal Health IT Company Systems Made Simple

Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Thursday said it has agreed to acquire Systems Made Simple, a…

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Michael McCord, Defense Department comptroller and chief financial officer

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The F-35 Joint Strike Fighter. Photo by Lockheed Martin.

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Andrew Hunter, director of the Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell

DoD Composing Legislative Reform Ideas to Keep PMs Focused on Products, Not Rules

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Competition in DoD Contracting Up Overall After Sequester Hit, But No Clear Trends Emerge

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Northrop Grumman Executive Argues For More Open Architecture-Style Procurements

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Brig. Gen. Christopher McPadden, director of the Concept Development and Learning Directorate at the Army Capabilities Integration Center at Training and Doctrine Command

Army Moves Out On Operating Concept Capability Development

The new Army Operating Concept (AOC) is the bedrock for developing the functional concepts that…

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Army Electronic Warfare Division Prepares New Tool For EW Officers

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Gen. David Perkins
Commander Army Training and Doctrine Command
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Army Operating Concept Incorporates Strategic Capability For The First Time

For the first time, an Army Operating Concept (AOC) acknowledges success at the strategic level…

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W76-1 Life Extension Program Reaches Production Phase Halfway Point

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F-35A conventional Air Force variant of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). Photo: Air Force.

Bogdan Cautions Maintainer Mix Could Put F-35A IOC Deadline At Risk

Despite feeling “pretty good,” overall about the Air Force successfully reaching its August 2016 initial…

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Bold Alligator 2014 to Improve 'Coalition-Capable' Amphibious Ops, Command and Control

The Navy and Marine Corps this week kicked off their second live-fire Bold Alligator exercise,…

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Huntington Ingalls NNS Upping Investment In Workforce

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Artist’s illustration of the GPS IIF satellite. Photo: Boeing.

Air Force’s GPS IIF-8 Satellite Signals Controllers Proper Functioning

The Air Force’s eighth Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF-series satellite (GPS IIF-8) signaled to controllers…

F-35A conventional Air Force variant of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). Photo: Air Force.

Bogdan Cautions Maintainer Mix Could Put F-35A IOC Deadline At Risk

Despite feeling “pretty good,” overall about the Air Force successfully reaching its August 2016 initial…

F-35A conventional Air Force variant of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF). Photo: Air Force.

Navy Awards Lockheed Martin $392 Million For F-35 Air System Sustainment

The Navy on Tuesday awarded Lockheed Martin [LMT] a $392 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract to provide…

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Orbital Sciences, ULA Set For Launches

Orbital Sciences [ORB] and United Launch Alliance (ULA) are set for Tuesday and Wednesday launches,…

Michael McCord, Defense Department comptroller and chief financial officer

McCord: DoD Not Expecting Budget Resolution From Congress in Lame Duck Session

Defense Department Comptroller Michael McCord said he is not confident Congress will provide the department…

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CNO Greenert Will Meet With Lawmakers to Reinforce that Ohio-Replacement is Top Priority

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CSIS, DoD, Contract Spending

Top Defense Firms Fared Better Under Sequestration Than Rest Of Industry, CSIS Report Says

The top six defense contractors saw their overall receipt of Defense Department contract obligations decline…

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Louisiana governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate Bobby Jindal (R) released a report on Monday…

Huntington Ingalls President and CEO Mike Petters. Photo: HII

Huntington Ingalls Doubles Dividend, Stock Repurchase Authority

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Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO Marillyn Hewson

Lockheed Martin To Acquire Federal Health IT Company Systems Made Simple

Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Thursday said it has agreed to acquire Systems Made Simple, a…

In July L-3 Chairman, President and CEO Michael Strianese said the company fired four employees related to the withholding of information about accounting issues within the Aerospace segment. Photo: L-3

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L-3 Communications [LLL] on Thursday posted a steep drop in earnings due to in part…

Long-range hunting rifle scope. Part of ATK's Sporting portfolio through its Bushnell acquisition a year ago that contributed $145 million in sales in the second quarter. Photo: ATK

ATK Posts Higher Income, Sales In Second Quarter

ATK [ATK] on Thursday reported higher net profit and sales in its second quarter driven…



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