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Check out our brand-new podcast series, THE BUSINESS END, where we give you an in-depth look at big Pentagon projects, budget battles, and other defense industry news. On each episode, Defense Daily managing editor John Robinson sits down with our reporters to discuss ongoing programs like Army& ...

ATT Treaty. President Trump said Friday that the United States would withdraw from the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty, which sets a global standard for regulating conventional weapons deals. The U.S. government signed onto the treaty in 2013 but never ratified it. A White House statement released ...

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Open Skies RFP. The Air Force expects to release a final RFP for the OC-135 Open Skies recap program in late June, according to an April 18 notice on FedBizOpps. The program includes two new commercially derived aircraft to replace the service’s current OC-135B planes, with a contract award ...

Mattis Back to Academia. Former Defense Secretary Jim Mattis will return to Stanford University’s Hoover Institute as the Davies Family Distinguished Fellow effective May 1, the institute said Tuesday. Mattis was previously the Davies Fellow before accepting the position of Secretary of Defense ...