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F-22 Sees First Combat Action

The Air Force’s F-22 fighter jet this week saw its first combat action nearly nine…

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The Triton arriving at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Thursday. Photo: U.S. Navy

Navy May Reduce Planned Buys Of Northrop Grumman Tritons

PATUXENT RIVER, Md.--The Navy may decrease the number of Northrop Grumman [NOC]-built MQ-4C Triton unmanned…

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With ATK Announcement, Field Vying For Next-Gen Rocket Engine Becoming Clearer

With an industry day scheduled to take place Thursday and Friday at Los Angeles AFB,…

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Senate Confirms Fulghum As DHS CFO

The Senate last Thursday confirmed by voice vote Chip Fulghum as chief financial officer (CFO)…

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Pentagon Needs To Get Better At Open Systems, Acquisition Chief Says

The Department of Defense is not integrating modular capabilities into acquisition programs as effectively as…

Frank Kendall, Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics. Photo: DoD.

Kendall Unveils BBP 3.0 to Spark Innovation in Industry, Focus on High-Impact Research

Pentagon acquisition chief Frank Kendall unveiled a draft of his Better Buying Power 3.0 on…

Navy P-8A Poseidon maritime surveillance aircraft. Photo. U.S. Navy

Declining Global Military Budgets Diminish DSCA’s Foreign Military Sales Forecast

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) is projecting that total sales beyond fiscal year 2013…

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

Gilmore: Operational Tests Cannot Sacrifice Rigor to Save Time, Money; Congress Seeks Additional Oversight in NDAA

As the House and Senate armed services committees wade deeper into their acquisition reform effort,…

Culvert IED in Afghanistan
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Commercial Vendors To Take Part In Culvert Denial Challenge

The Joint IED Defeat Organization (JIEDDO) partnered with the Army Research Lab and the Maneuver…

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Oshkosh Defense, Lockheed Martin, AM General Complete JLTV Production Readiness Reviews

Oshkosh Defense [OSK] Monday said it successfully completed the Production Readiness Review (PRR) for the…

The Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) is a major Army program. Photo: Lockheed Martin

Army Needs More Mobility In Future Weapon Systems, Odierno Says

The Army needs more mobility and less survivability in its future weapon systems as its…

AN/TPY-2 Radar
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Raytheon Begins Construction on MDA Radar

Raytheon [RTN] has begun to build two major sub-components of the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense…

The Triton arriving at Naval Air Station Patuxent River, Md. Thursday. Photo: U.S. Navy

Navy May Reduce Planned Buys Of Northrop Grumman Tritons

PATUXENT RIVER, Md.--The Navy may decrease the number of Northrop Grumman [NOC]-built MQ-4C Triton unmanned…

Graphic Illustration representing the Boeing-Liquid Robotics team’s partnership to advance unmanned ocean systems for integrated defense solutions.
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Boeing, Liquid Robotics To Collaborate To Develop Maritime Surveillance Solutions

Boeing [BA] and Liquid Robotics Tuesday signed a global, multi-year teaming agreement to collaborate on…

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Navy Award’s Lockheed Martin SEWIP Contract

The Navy has awarded Lockheed Martin [LMT] a $147.5-million contract for the low-rate production and…

Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii - The Legged Squad Support System (LS3) on patrol with a Marine during the Advanced Warfighting Experiment (AWE), part of RIMPAC 2014. Photo courtesy  Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory.

Marine Corps Warfighting Lab Proves that Prototyping, Experimenting Worth the Investment

The Pentagon is promoting the benefits of prototyping in its newest acquisition excellence concept, Better…

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With ATK Announcement, Field Vying For Next-Gen Rocket Engine Becoming Clearer

With an industry day scheduled to take place Thursday and Friday at Los Angeles AFB,…

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F-22 Sees First Combat Action

The Air Force’s F-22 fighter jet this week saw its first combat action nearly nine…

Thursday's NROL-33 launch took place on an Atlas V launch vehicle. Photo: Air Force.

HAC-D Approves Air Force $100 Million EELV Reprogramming Request

The House Appropriations defense subcommittee (HAC-D) approved the Defense Department’s July 10 reprogramming request to…

The Air Force test launches a Minuteman III ICBM. Photo: Air Force.

Air Force Schedules Tuesday Minuteman III Test Launch

The Air Force is scheduled to perform an operational test launch of an unarmed Minuteman…

Thursday's NROL-33 launch took place on an Atlas V launch vehicle. Photo: Air Force.

HAC-D Approves Air Force $100 Million EELV Reprogramming Request

The House Appropriations defense subcommittee (HAC-D) approved the Defense Department’s July 10 reprogramming request to…

Hagel, Dempsey Testify Before Senate

Hagel, Dempsey: DoD Needs More Funding in OCO, Base Budget for Increasing Missions Abroad

The fiscal year 2016 budget request will reflect the recent increase in demand for U.S.…

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House Likely to Take Up CR, Anti-ISIS Funding Amendment on Tuesday; Pentagon Urges Passage

Congress is poised to decide soon on the Pentagon’s initial $500 million request to go…

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon (R-Calif.)

Obama Asks Congress for $500 Million to Train Moderate Syrian Rebels; CR Vote Delayed Pending Details

Congress is mulling how to proceed after President Barack Obama asked for congressional authority to…

Exelis Mission Systems President Kenneth Hunzeker.. He will become CEO of Vectrus. Photo: Exelis

Vectrus Executives Outline Future Services Company

With the drawdown of the United States military in Afghanistan and constrained defense budgets overall,…

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KBR and Rheinmetall Defense Offer Joint Venture Bid for U.K. Defense Support Group

KBR and Rheinmetall Defense Sept. 12 submitted a Joint Venture (JV) bid to acquire the…

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NIST Awards Three Grants For Additional Online Identity Security Pilots

TAMPA, Fla.—The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on Wednesday awarded $2.9 million in…

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SASC Investigation Finds Flaws in DoD's Cyber Attack Reporting Procedures for Contractors

U.S. Transportation Command was aware of only two of at least 20 cyber intrusions on…



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