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Border Resource Control. Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson tells the United States Chamber of Commerce…

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Obama Orders More Secure Financial Transactions By Feds

President Barack Obama on Friday issued an executive order requiring the federal government to increase…

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Artist's illustration of NASA's TEMPO concept. Photo: Space Systems Loral.

Air Force Reorganizes Hosted Payload Office

The Air Force reorganized its organization that handles hosted payloads, or government sensors that catch…

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BAE Systems displays its Future Technology Demonstrator at the AUSA annual conference, combining key technologies from the canceled Ground Combat Vehicle with sensors and weapons developed elsewhere in the company's portfolio. Photo by Megan Eckstein.

BAE Systems Combines GCV Components, Navy Weapons for Future Technology Demonstrator

BAE Systems showed off a combination of mature technologies from throughout the company’s portfolio, many…

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iRobot Rolls Out First Multi-Robot Controller

iRobot Corp. (IRBT), Thursday unveiled the uPoint Multi-Robot Control (MRC) system, an Android-based app for…

DISA Headquarters at Ft. Meade. Photo: ftmeade.army.mil.

DISA Joint Regional Security Stacks Advances

In September the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) initialized the first Joint Regional Security Stacks…

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

Gilmore: Budget Cuts Created Schism on Value of Live-Fire Tests for Ship Defense Systems

Tight budgets have created some differing opinions on the need for higher-end operational tests, the…

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Kendall: Better Buying Power Helped Make Some, But Not Enough, Progress on Interoperability

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall said Tuesday that, for all the talk of open systems…

BAE Systems displays its Future Technology Demonstrator at the AUSA annual conference, combining key technologies from the canceled Ground Combat Vehicle with sensors and weapons developed elsewhere in the company's portfolio. Photo by Megan Eckstein.

BAE Systems Combines GCV Components, Navy Weapons for Future Technology Demonstrator

BAE Systems showed off a combination of mature technologies from throughout the company’s portfolio, many…

JAGM 
Photo: Lockheed Martin

Army to Release JAGM RFP Soon; Lockheed Martin Finishing Component Qualification

Lockheed Martin [LMT] is awaiting a final request for proposals (RFP) from the Army for…

Maj. Gen. Daniel Hughes, PEO C3T.
Photo: US Army

Network Modernization Emphasizes Simplicity, Official Says

The Army is modernizing its enterprise network as well as building out its tactical network,…

WIN-T Increment 2 Follow-On OT&E At NIE 15.1

The Army’s Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 15.1, now under way, is primarily focused on the…

The Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout Vertical Takeoff and Landing Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (VTUAV). Photo by Northrop Grumman.

Navy Tests Fire Scout Drone On Trimaran LCS

The Navy has conducted the first testing of the MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter aboard…

CSIS, DoD, Contract Spending

Top Defense Contractors 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…

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…

An artist's rendering of the BAE Systems' Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System fired from an Australian Tiger armed reconnaissance helicopter. BAE Systems conducted a ground-to-ground test in Australia recently and will do a live-fire test from the helo later tihs year. Image courtesy BAE Systems.

BAE Systems Tests APKWS on Australian Army Rocket, Helo; Working on Apache Qualification

BAE Systems successfully tested its Advanced Precision Kill Weapon System (APKWS) laser guidance kit with…

Artist's illustration of NASA's TEMPO concept. Photo: Space Systems Loral.

Air Force Reorganizes Hosted Payload Office

The Air Force reorganized its organization that handles hosted payloads, or government sensors that catch…

CSIS, DoD, Contract Spending

Top Defense Contractors 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…

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…

Artist's illustration of NASA's TEMPO concept. Photo: Space Systems Loral.

Final RFP For TEMPO Hosted Payload Program Could Be Released In February

The Air Force could release in February its final request for proposals (RFP) for a…

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…

Robert Work. Photo: U.S. Navy

Work: OCO May be Needed for Years to Fund Operations if Base Budget Remains Capped

Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work said the Pentagon and Congress will eventually need to decide…

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DoD Working to Secure Funds to Fight ISIS; CSBA: Costs Could Range from $2.4 Billion to $22 Billion Annually

The Defense Department is working with congressional committees to obtain additional funding for fiscal year…

President Obama working on his State of the Union Address earlier this year. Official White House photo.

Obama Orders More Secure Financial Transactions By Feds

President Barack Obama on Friday issued an executive order requiring the federal government to increase…

CSIS, DoD, Contract Spending

Top Defense Contractors 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…

Orbital Sciences' Antares launch vehicle. Photo: Orbital Sciences

Orbital Posts Strong Third Quarter Financial Results

Orbital Sciences Corp. [ORB] on Thursday reported strong third quarter financial results, led by solid…

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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