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NASA engineers successfully test the Russian-built RD-180 in 1998 at the Marshall Space Flight Center (MSFC) in Huntsville, Ala. Photo: NASA.

RD-180 Study Committee Adviser Approves Of DoD’s Pace Toward New Engine

An adviser to the chairs of the Defense Department’s RD-180 study committee approved of the…

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Photo: Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

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…

J. Michael Gilmore, director of operational test and evaluation for the Defense Department

Gilmore: 'Some Hope That Something Useful Will Emerge' From Acquisition Reform Effort

Director of Operational Test and Evaluation J. Michael Gilmore submitted a package of recommendations to…

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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Lockheed Martin Flight Test Demonstrates JAGM Dual Mode Guidance Section

Lockheed Martin [LMT] yesterday said it recently demonstrated its Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) dual-mode guidance…

Gen. Dennis Via, Commander, Army Material Command
Photo: U.S. Army

Army Materiel Chief Sees Growing Foreign Sales

The chief of Army Materiel Command said Wednesday he expects foreign military sales of vehicles…

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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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Army Taps Sikorsky, Boeing To Develop FVL Digital Backbone

Sikorsky [UTX] and Boeing [BA] will help develop.the Joint Common Architecture (JCA) standard for the…

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Northrop Grumman Selected For Work On Ship Self-Defense System

The Navy has selected Northrop Grumman [NOC] to perform engineering services work on the Ship…

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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Photo: AM General

JLTV Competitors Receive Draft RFPs For Production Phase

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

Boeing Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney. Photo: Boeing

Boeing Takes Hefty Charge On KC-46 Tanker But Net Income Soars With Tax Items

Boeing [BA] on Wednesday said that its net income in the second quarter climbed more…

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Air Force, ULA Set For GSSAP Launch; 30 Percent Chance Of Favorable Weather

The Air Force and launch provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) are set for Wednesday’s launch…

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Shelton Anticipates Greater COMSATCOM Capacity Over Asia In 5-To-10 Years

The Air Force anticipates greater commercial satellite communications (COMSATCOM) capacity in the Asia-Pacific region over…

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 Concerned About Domestic Tactical Rocket Motor Industry

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

Iron Dome System
Photo: Rafael Advanced Defense Systems

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…

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…

Northrop Grumman Chairman, President and CEO Wes Bush. Photo: Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman Posts Higher Earnings On Pension Adjustment As Sales Fall

Northrop Grumman [NOC] on Wednesday said its net income rose in the second quarter on…

Boeing Chairman and CEO Jim McNerney. Photo: Boeing

Boeing Takes Hefty Charge On KC-46 Tanker But Net Income Soars With Tax Items

Boeing [BA] on Wednesday said that its net income in the second quarter climbed more…

GD Chairman and CEO Phebe Novakovic. Photo: GD

GD's Net Income Tumbles On Charge Related To Planned Sale Of Axle Business

General Dynamics [GD] on Wednesday posted lower net income in the second quarter due to…

The Marine Corps' short takeoff and vertical landing (STOVL) F-35B performs a vertical landing. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

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…



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