The National Reconnaissance Office’s (NRO) NROL-91 mission lofted into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heacy rocket on Sept. 24–the fifth and final Delta IV Heavy launch from Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., since 2011. ULA is a partnership between Lockheed ...

The Pentagon Inspector General (IG) said last week that it plans to begin an audit of how the program for the Lockheed Martin [LMT] F-35 has maintained a real-time inventory in the Defense Property Accountability System (DPAS) of F-35s, aircraft parts in the global spares pool, support equipment ...

The Pentagon’s pause in its acceptance of new Lockheed Martin [LMT] F-35 fighters for the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps points to a larger problem–the apparent lack of knowledge by DoD and its contractors of the identities of lower level suppliers. Lockheed Martin has applied ...

Air Force Gen. Mark Kelly, the head of Air Combat Command (ACC), envisions a future fleet of multi-role Collaborative Combat Aircraft (CCA) that build off initial fielding lessons learned for a small number of CCAs. “If I was doing a clean sheet design, I would look for something you could ...

The U.S. Space Force has completed an analysis of alternatives (AoA) on future ground moving indication (GMTI), including the possibility of space-based GMTI, to replace the Northrop Grumman [NOC] E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS) GMTI planes. “Moving target ...