SAN DIEGO — The Navy’s top acquisition official confirmed the service is canceling the over $700 million Surface Ship Torpedo Defense (SSTD) system due to poor performance in favor of other anti-torpedo technologies. Earlier this month, the Pentagon’s head of weapons testing released its ...

SAN DIEGO — The Navy’s top acquisition official said on Thursday he is standing up a new innovation cell that is meant to act as a connector for innovative ideas rather than generate its own ideas. Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development & Acquisition (RDA) James ...

FY ’20 OCO. SASC Chair Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.) told reporters Tuesday that he could support DoD requesting about $174 billion in overseas contingency operations funds in the FY ’20 budget request to ensure the budget reflects inflation increases while remaining under the 2011 BCA caps. “I think ...

SAN DIEGO— Under Secretary of the Navy Thomas Modly said now that the Navy found a way to build two new Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers while saving money it is starting to look at future carrier procurement, which might be very different. Last month, the Navy officially signed a $15 ...