Australian USVs. A Royal Australian Navy (RAN) official recently announced a $3.3 million contract to acquire five Ocius Technologies Bluebottle Unmanned Surface Vehicles. On Nov. 24, Rear Adm. Pete Quinn, Head of Navy Capability at the RAN, said this will be an important investment in naval ...

Data Informed Culture. A report this month by the Pentagon Inspector General (IG), Fiscal Year 2023: Top DoD Management Challenges, says that the tri-service and international program for the Lockheed Martin F‑35 fighter “serves as an example of the barriers that the DoD must overcome to build ...

The Navy awarded Raytheon Technologies [RTX] a $114 million modification on Nov. 18 to build and deliver more AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder missiles and related support parts. The award is focused on additional AIM-9X production Lot 22 requirements. It is divided into 145 AIM-9X Block II all-up-round ...