2021 Budget. The Defense Department continues to anticipate it will receive less funding in the fiscal year 2021 budget than it requested or received in the last two years, Undersecretary of Defense for Policy John Rood told Congress Thursday. “We’re planning for something that will be flat,” ...

New Offices. Northrop Grumman this month opened its first office in Poland, which is the company’s first international customer for the Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS). Poland also has the largest installed base of Northrop Grumman’s MK44 Bushmaster Chain Gun ...

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Trump Signs CR. President Trump signed off on extending the continuing resolution through Dec. 20 on Thursday night, after the Senate passed it earlier that day and the House passed it earlier in the week. The bill gives Congress just one more month – and currently only eight legislative days ...

Defense and intelligence agencies want to leverage the data they collect so they can use artificial intelligence to enhance readiness – but most who run these programs don’t know how to get started and find it difficult to make the business case to their leadership. In this research report, you ...

B-21 Exports? The Air Force has not yet addressed any plans to export the B-21 Raider as the next-generation bomber moves through development, Will Roper, the service’s acquisition chief, told reporters Nov. 12. “I’m going to keep my head focused on getting to Initial Operational Capability ...