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Orbital's Antares rocket suffered a catastrophic launch failure Oct. 28 at Wallops Island while performing a Cargo Resupply Services (CRS) mission for NASA. Photo: NASA.

Orbital Won’t Stop Work On Cygnus Capsule Following Launch Failure

Orbital Sciences [ORB] will not stop work on its Cygnus space capsule that contains the…

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Orbital's Cygnus capsule and Antares rocket Oct. 28 prior to failure at NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility. Photo: NASA.

No Provision For Launch Failure In Orbital-ATK Merger Agreement, Orbital CEO Says

Orbital Sciences [ORB] CEO David Thompson said Wednesday there is no specific provision in the…

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Senate Armed Services, Appropriations Committees Could Face Significant Change Post-Election

With just days until the 2014 midterm election, 10 Senate races are still considered tossups…

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The flight deck of the Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) is very much a construction site. Photo: Defense Daily

Huntington Ingalls NNS Upping Investment In Workforce

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.--Huntington Ingalls Industries’ [HII] Newport News Shipbuilding unit has been increasing its investment…

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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…

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

Pentagon, Lockheed Martin Set On F-35 Contract

The Pentagon and prime contractor Lockheed Martin [LMT] have reached an “agreement in principle” for…

Andrew Hunter, director of the Joint Rapid Acquisition Cell

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

As part of the Pentagon’s and Congress’ acquisition reform efforts, the Defense Department has assembled…

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

As Defense Department spending and the percentage of DoD spending going towards contracts have both…

UH-60L Digital Cockpit
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Northrop Grumman Executive Argues For More Open Architecture-Style Procurements

A Northrop Grumman [NOC] executive said Tuesday more open architecture designs in acquisition systems could…

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…

Col. Jim Ekvall, Chief of the Army Electronic Warfare Division
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Army Electronic Warfare Division Prepares New Tool For EW Officers

The Army is working on a tool to provide Electronic Warfare (EW) officers with a…

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…

The flight deck of the Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) is very much a construction site. Photo: Defense Daily

Huntington Ingalls NNS Upping Investment In Workforce

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.--Huntington Ingalls Industries’ [HII] Newport News Shipbuilding unit has been increasing its investment…

USS Freedom (LCS-1). Photo: U.S. Navy.

Raytheon Tests New Version Of Griffin Missile

Raytheon [RTN] said has it has successfully tested a new version of its Griffin sea-based…

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…

AN/TPS-80 Ground/Air Task Oriented Radar (G/ATOR). Photo: Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Wins $207 Million Marine Corps G/ATOR Contract

The Marine Corps has awarded Northrop Grumman [NOC] a $207 million contract for the low-rate…

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,…

Delta IV rocket from a GPS IIF launch in February. Photo: ULA.

Air Force Cites Fuel Leak in GPS IIF-3 Launch Investigation

An Air Force investigation has found that a fuel leak is to blame for an…

Lockheed Martin's 3DELRR prototype. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed Martin Joins Northrop Grumman In Protesting 3DELRR Award

Lockheed Martin [LMT] Wednesday joined Northrop Grumman [NOC] in protesting the Air Force’s contract award…

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…

The SSBN(X) will replace Ohio-class ballistic subs.
Photo: U.S. Navy

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

The Ohio Replacement Program is still the Navy’s top priority, and Chief of Naval Operations…

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…

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R)

Jindal, Talent: Defense Spending Should Equal 4% GDP; Defense Acquisition Reform Needed

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

The flight deck of the Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) is very much a construction site. Photo: Defense Daily

Huntington Ingalls NNS Upping Investment In Workforce

NEWPORT NEWS, Va.--Huntington Ingalls Industries’ [HII] Newport News Shipbuilding unit has been increasing its investment…

Orbital's Cygnus capsule and Antares rocket Oct. 28 prior to failure at NASA's Wallops Island Flight Facility. Photo: NASA.

No Provision For Launch Failure In Orbital-ATK Merger Agreement, Orbital CEO Says

Orbital Sciences [ORB] CEO David Thompson said Wednesday there is no specific provision in the…

Modular general-purpose tent provided by Outdoor Venture Corporation. Photo: Outdoor Venture

Sotera Sheds Non-Core Division

Sotera Defense Solutions on Wednesday said it has sold a small business division that makes…

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Engility Holdings To Acquire TASC

Engility Holdings [EGL], a government services contractor, is planning to acquire TASC, a similar firm,…



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