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The Air Force's F-35A conventional variant. Photo: Air Force.

DoD Working To Improve Accident Probe Response Times

The Defense Department and its three services are working on a memo of understanding (MOU)…

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Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders. Photo: Airbus Group

Commercial Aircraft, Helos Power Strong Opening Half At Airbus Group

Airbus Group reported strong first half results on Wednesday due to higher deliveries of commercial aircraft and…

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PARC in flight
Photo: CyPhy Works

CyPhy Works To Deliver Tethered Aerial Robot To Army Rapid Equipping Force

CyPhy Works said it received a contract from Georgia Tech Research Institute, under funding from…

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Photo: Prox Dynamics

Army Examines Black Hornet As Proxy For Future Squad ISR, SA

The Army's Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) is looking at Norway's Prox…

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David Brown, deputy assistant secretary of defense for developmental test and evaluation

DoD's Developmental Testers Pushing PMs to Think About Mission Context Sooner

The Defense Department’s developmental test community is encouraging more rigorous testing standards so as to…

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…

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…

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…

PARC in flight
Photo: CyPhy Works

CyPhy Works To Deliver Tethered Aerial Robot To Army Rapid Equipping Force

CyPhy Works said it received a contract from Georgia Tech Research Institute, under funding from…

Black Hornet
Photo: Prox Dynamics

Army Examines Black Hornet As Proxy For Future Squad ISR, SA

The Army's Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC) is looking at Norway's Prox…

First Multiyear II CH-47F delivered to the Army
Photo: Boeing

First Boeing Multiyear II Chinook Delivered Ahead of Schedule

One month ahead of schedule, Boeing [BA] has delivered the first multi-year II configured CH-47F…

GMLRS Alternative Warhead Firing
Photo: Lockheed Martin

Lockheed Martin’s GMLRS Alternative Warhead Aims At IOT&E With Successful Tests

Lockheed Martin’s [LMT] new Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS) Alternative Warhead heads toward Initial…

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Navy Needs To Think More Offensively, Analyst Says

The Navy should start thinking more offensively in terms of how it arms of the…

Congress has made clear it wants to buy a 12th LPD, like the USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) above, even though the ship is no longer in the Navy's long-term plans. Lawmakers provided advance procurement funding in past budgets and are set to provide as much as $800 million to begin incrementally funding the ship in fiscal year 2015, but Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley said he would not put the ship on contract without the full $2 billion accounted for. Photo by U.S. Navy.

Stackley: Navy Won't Buy LPD-28 Without Full $2 Billion Appropriated; Would Rather Fund Ship Design Research

Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley told several lawmakers on Friday that he appreciates the money they…

K-MAX. Photo by Lockheed Martin

Navy, Marines Developing Requirements For Unmanned Cargo

The Navy and Marine Corps have begun the process of outlining the requirements for an…

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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 Air Force's F-35A conventional variant. Photo: Air Force.

DoD Working To Improve Accident Probe Response Times

The Defense Department and its three services are working on a memo of understanding (MOU)…

United Launch Alliance's Delta IV launches July 28 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla. Photo: ULA.

Air Force Launches GSSAP Satellites After Days Of Delays

The Air Force and launch provider United Launch Alliance (ULA) Monday successfully lifted a pair…

Northrop Grumman's B-2 bomber. Photo: Air Force.

Air Force Studying How To Define Sixth Generation Aircraft, General Says

The Air Force is performing studies to figure out what defines a sixth-generation aircraft that…

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GPS IIF-7 Launch To Be Last With C-Band Flight Tracking Radar

Friday’s expected launch of the Air Force’s seventh Global Positioning System IIF series (GPS IIF-7)…

Congress has made clear it wants to buy a 12th LPD, like the USS Mesa Verde (LPD-19) above, even though the ship is no longer in the Navy's long-term plans. Lawmakers provided advance procurement funding in past budgets and are set to provide as much as $800 million to begin incrementally funding the ship in fiscal year 2015, but Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley said he would not put the ship on contract without the full $2 billion accounted for. Photo by U.S. Navy.

Stackley: Navy Won't Buy LPD-28 Without Full $2 Billion Appropriated; Would Rather Fund Ship Design Research

Navy acquisition chief Sean Stackley told several lawmakers on Friday that he appreciates the money they…

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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…

Airbus Group CEO Tom Enders. Photo: Airbus Group

Commercial Aircraft, Helos Power Strong Opening Half At Airbus Group

Airbus Group reported strong first half results on Wednesday due to higher deliveries of commercial aircraft and…

Raytheon CEO Tom Kennedy. Photo: Raytheon

Raytheon's Kennedy Elected Chairman

Raytheon [RTN] on Monday said that the company’s board has elected its CEO Thomas Kennedy…

Bollinger Shipyards delivered the Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter Kathleen Moore  in March. Photo: Coast Guard

Coast Guard Awards Bollinger $255 Million For Six FRCs

The Coast Guard on Wednesday said it awarded Bollinger Shipyards a $255.1 million contract option…

Raytheon Chief Financial Officer Dave Wajsgras. Photo: Raytheon

Old Business, Pension Benefit Send Raytheon's Net Income Higher

Raytheon [RTN] on Thursday posted lower sales but higher earnings with the bottom line benefiting…



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