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

Pension Tailwind, Strong Operating Performance Lift Lockheed Martin's First Quarter Earnings

Despite a decline in sales, Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Tuesday posted stronger than expected first…

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SI Deal For Most Of QNA Will More Than Double Company's Size

The SI Organization, a former business unit of defense contractor Lockheed Martin [LMT], said on…

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Lockheed Martin Expects Space Fence Award By Late May

Lockheed Martin [LMT], which along with Raytheon [RTN] is gunning for the Air Force’s multi-billion…

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The USS Taylor (FFG-50) is returning to the Black Sea following repairs. Photo: U.S. Navy

Frigate USS Taylor Repaired, Returning To Black Sea

A U.S. Navy frigate that was damaged after running aground in February has undergone repairs…

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COMSATCOM Policy Struggles Continue Between Providers, DoD

The Defense Department and commercial satellite communication (COMSATCOM) providers continue to disagree over how the…

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

DoD Reports Four Programs With Nunn-McCurdy Breaches

The Defense Department reported four programs in its 2013 Selected Acquisition Report (SAR) summary with…

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

DoD Reports Increase In F-35 Acquisition Costs

F-35 acquisition costs increased $7.4 billion over a year, up 1.9 percent from last year,…

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OSD to Examine How to Share Early Requirements Without Creating Misunderstandings

The Defense Department hopes to share its early requirements with industry more often as long…

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Network Integration  Evaluation (NIE) 13.2

Photo: White Sands Missile Range, N.M.

Army Requests Information From Industry On NIE Capability Gap Strategies

Industry has until May 9 to respond to four Requests for Information (RFI) to aid…

Optionally Piloted Black Hawk Demonstrator
Photo: Sikorsky

Army, Sikorsky Successfully Demonstrate 'Optionally Piloted’ Black Hawk Flight

With the Army, Sikorsky [UTX] has successfully demonstrated optionally piloted flight of a UH-60 Black…

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Photo: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin JLTV Rolls Up 100,000 Miles In EMD Testing

The Lockheed Martin [LMT] team April 21 said its Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) has achieved…

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

DoD Reports Four Programs With Nunn-McCurdy Breaches

The Defense Department reported four programs in its 2013 Selected Acquisition Report (SAR) summary with…

The USS Taylor (FFG-50) is returning to the Black Sea following repairs. Photo: U.S. Navy

Frigate USS Taylor Repaired, Returning To Black Sea

A U.S. Navy frigate that was damaged after running aground in February has undergone repairs…

Rear Adm. Tom Kearney, vice commander of Naval Sea Systems Command and head of the Acquisition and Commonality Directorate (SEA 06)

NAVSEA Commonality Directorate Will Create Tools to Simplify Acquisition for Navy, Industry

Naval Sea Systems Command’s new Acquisition and Commonality Directorate (SEA 06) will aid government and…

Rear Adm. Lewis speaking at Defense Daily's open architecture conference last year. Photo by Dana Rene, special to Defense Daily.

Navy Shuffling Acquisition Commands; Rear. Adm. Lewis To Head SPAWAR

The Navy said Monday that Rear Adm. David Lewis, the program executive officer for ships…

The USS Donald Cook arriving in Rota, Spain. Photo: U.S. Navy

Navy Confident Of Design Process For Next Version of DDG-51 Destroyers

The Navy is confident it can transition to the next version of the Arleigh Burke-class…

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Lockheed Martin Expects Space Fence Award By Late May

Lockheed Martin [LMT], which along with Raytheon [RTN] is gunning for the Air Force’s multi-billion…

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COMSATCOM Policy Struggles Continue Between Providers, DoD

The Defense Department and commercial satellite communication (COMSATCOM) providers continue to disagree over how the…

United Launch Alliance (ULA) often launches from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., part of the eastern range of space operations. Photo: ULA.

DoD Reports Decrease In EELV Costs, Cites ‘Block Buy’

The Defense Department cited the 36 core “block buy” contract award to incumbent United Launch…

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

DoD Reports Four Programs With Nunn-McCurdy Breaches

The Defense Department reported four programs in its 2013 Selected Acquisition Report (SAR) summary with…

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House Armed Services Committee to Distribute NDAA Amendments Electronically This Year

The House Armed Services Committee will distribute amendments to its Fiscal Year 2015 National Defense…

Rollout of Atlas V GPS IIF-4, Cape Canaveral AFS

Blumenthal Excludes RD-180 From Call To End Military Purchases From Russia

A key lawmaker’s call to halt all buys of military equipment from Russia does not…

The A-10 Warthog. Photo: Air Force.

Lawmakers Vow Legislation To Prevent Air Force From Divesting A-10

A pair of lawmakers said Thursday they would introduce legislation to prevent the Air Force…

Rep. Rob Wittman (R-Va.), chairman of the House Armed Services readiness subcommittee

HASC Discussing NDAA Language to Fund Ohio-Replacement Subs in Strategic Forces Fund

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md – As the House Armed Services seapower and projection forces subcommittee begins…

GD Chairman and CEO Phebe Novakovic. Photo: GD

Aerospace Business Powers GD To Solid First Quarter

Led by its Aerospace segment, General Dynamics [GD] on Wednesday posted a solid first quarter…

TALON Robot
Photo: QinetiQ

SI Deal For Most Of QNA Will More Than Double Company's Size

The SI Organization, a former business unit of defense contractor Lockheed Martin [LMT], said on…

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

Pension Tailwind, Strong Operating Performance Lift Lockheed Martin's First Quarter Earnings

Despite a decline in sales, Lockheed Martin [LMT] on Tuesday posted stronger than expected first…

Robichaux' 21,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility near New Orleans. Photo: Robichaux

Marine Company USJ-IMECO Acquires Robichaux Automation

The private equity firm J.F. Lehman & Company on Monday said its portfolio company USJ-IMECO…



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