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DEFENSE WATCH (FOR OCT. 27)

Settlement. Leidos has agreed to pay $1.5 million to resolve a False Claims Act lawsuit…

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Dr. Reginald Brothers, Under Secretary for Science and Technology, DHS

DHS S&T Finalizes Visionary Goals

The Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Science and Technology (S&T) branch on Wednesday released a…

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The USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) launches a Standard Missile-6 interceptor on June 19, 2014. Photo courtesy U.S. Navy.

Navy SM-6s Score Hits With Remote Targeting

Two Navy SM-6 missiles fired off a ship successfully engaged targets after being launched using…

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Rear Adm. Joseph Tofalo, director of the Undersea Warfare Directorate on the chief of naval operation's staff (OPNAV N97)

OPNAV N97 Releases Industry Overview of Internal Strategy Doc, With Focus on Payloads

Rear Adm. Joseph Tofalo, director of the Undersea Warfare Division of the chief of naval…

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Competition in DoD Contracting Up Overall After Sequester Hit, But No Clear Trends Emerge

As Defense Department spending and the percentage of DoD spending going towards contracts have both…

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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…

Brig. Gen. Christopher McPadden, director of the Concept Development and Learning Directorate at the Army Capabilities Integration Center at Training and Doctrine Command

Army Moves Out On Operating Concept Capability Development

The new Army Operating Concept (AOC) is the bedrock for developing the functional concepts that…

Col. Jim Ekvall, Chief of the Army Electronic Warfare Division
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Army Electronic Warfare Division Prepares New Tool For EW Officers

The Army is working on a tool to provide Electronic Warfare (EW) officers with a…

Gen. David Perkins
Commander Army Training and Doctrine Command
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Army Operating Concept Incorporates Strategic Capability For The First Time

For the first time, an Army Operating Concept (AOC) acknowledges success at the strategic level…

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Lockheed Martin Awaiting CDD for Army's Squad Multipurpose Equipment Transport

Lockheed Martin [LMT] and others in industry are awaiting the capabilities design document for the…

The USS John Paul Jones (DDG-53) launches a Standard Missile-6 interceptor on June 19, 2014. Photo courtesy U.S. Navy.

Navy SM-6s Score Hits With Remote Targeting

Two Navy SM-6 missiles fired off a ship successfully engaged targets after being launched using…

Rear Adm. Joseph Tofalo, director of the Undersea Warfare Directorate on the chief of naval operation's staff (OPNAV N97)

OPNAV N97 Releases Industry Overview of Internal Strategy Doc, With Focus on Payloads

Rear Adm. Joseph Tofalo, director of the Undersea Warfare Division of the chief of naval…

The SSBN(X) will replace Ohio-class ballistic subs.
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CNO Greenert Will Meet With Lawmakers to Reinforce that Ohio-Replacement is Top Priority

The Ohio Replacement Program is still the Navy’s top priority, and Chief of Naval Operations…

Lockheed Martin's USS Freedom (LCS-1). Photo: U.S. Navy.

Lockheed Martin-Led Team Launches Future USS Detroit

The Lockheed Martin- [LMT] led industry team launched the United States’ seventh Littoral Combat Ship…

Lockheed Martin's 3DELRR prototype. Photo: Lockheed Martin.

Lockheed Martin Joins Northrop Grumman In Protesting 3DELRR Award

Lockheed Martin [LMT] Wednesday joined Northrop Grumman [NOC] in protesting the Air Force’s contract award…

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…

The SSBN(X) will replace Ohio-class ballistic subs.
Photo: U.S. Navy

CNO Greenert Will Meet With Lawmakers to Reinforce that Ohio-Replacement is Top Priority

The Ohio Replacement Program is still the Navy’s top priority, and Chief of Naval Operations…

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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Global Aerospace And Defense M&A Activity Off In Third Quarter, PwC Says

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity across the global aerospace and defense (A&D) industry slowed in…

BAE Systems Chief Executive Ian King. Photo: BAE Systems

BAE To Acquire Commercial Cloud Security Provider SilverSky

Britain’s BAE Systems this week said it has agreed to acquire commercial cyber security service…

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Pension Adjustment, Lower Taxes Boost Raytheon's Third Quarter Earnings

Despite a modest decline in sales, Raytheon [RTN] on Wednesday posted a solid increase in…

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Competition in DoD Contracting Up Overall After Sequester Hit, But No Clear Trends Emerge

As Defense Department spending and the percentage of DoD spending going towards contracts have both…



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