A solicitation to modernize the power plant of the Lockheed Martin [LMT] F-35 fighter may come before the end of the year. Raytheon Technologies‘ [RTX] Pratt & Whitney F135 equips the F-35, but the F-35 program has said that the fighter will need a new or significantly upgraded engine ...

Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin on Wednesday issued a directive initiating Pentagon efforts to better address security challenges posed by China but the Defense Department offered few details. In February, President Joe Biden announced the Defense Department stood up a new China Task Force to ...

A Navy official this week said the Defense Department is “pretty close” on final approval of the Joint All-Domain Command and Control (JADC2) strategy. “Unclear if the intent is to release that strategy…but I’ll tell you we’re pretty close on that strategy,” Vice Adm. Jeffrey ...

The Pentagon fiscal year 2021 budget requests $449 million in research and development for the 5G next generation information communications technology program, $249 million more than provided by Congress last year. 5G “is a critical technology to the Department of Defense” and “ ...