New Start Limits. The U.S. Air Force plans to increase the number of nuclear capable bomber bases from two to five and to field a future bomber fleet of at least 220 bombers, including 145 Northrop Grumman B-21 Raiders or more, are worrisome signs that could lead the U.S. to exceed the New START 60 ...

In this monthly column, Defense Daily highlights individuals from across the government, industry and academia whose efforts contribute daily to national defense, from the program managers to the human resource leaders, to the engineers and logistics officers. Gregg Skibicki is director of ...

Checkpoint Boost. Senate appropriators in their version of the fiscal year 2021 Homeland Security Appropriations Bill recommend a handsome plus-up to the Transportation Security Administration’s request for checkpoint computed tomography (CT), providing $140 million, $111.1 million more than ...

Mobility AI. Autonomy and artificial intelligence (AI) are top priorities for Air Force acquisition chief Will Roper, but Gen. Jacqueline Van Ovost, the head of Air Mobility Command (AMC), says mobility has lagged behind. “Air Mobility Command…we have got to enter the digital age,” ...

Lynchburg, Va.-based BWX Technologies [BWXT] hauled in $520 million in revenue during the third quarter, which ended Sept. 30, which is up 3% from the $506 million it took in during the same period a year ago, according to a Monday earnings release. Its net income for the quarter dipped a bit, ...