DefenseAlert, July 2, 2015 -- AeroVironment, seeking to boost its sales outside the government, is developing a small unmanned aircraft for the commercial market and readying analytics and software to pair with it.
DefenseAlert, July 1, 2015 -- The 2015 National Military Strategy -- the first such document to be released since 2011 -- gives a nod to the efficiencies sought by Better Buying Power 3.0, the Pentagon's key acquisition improvement initiative, and also provides a brief glimpse into plans for new investments in military technology.
DOCUMENT: DOD's 2015 National Military Strategy
DefenseAlert, July 1, 2015 -- Harris Corp., which earlier this year completed its $4.75 billion purchase of Exelis, said Wednesday that it is reorganizing the new company into four business segments.
DefenseAlert, June 25, 2015 -- The Defense Department, as part of a high-profile annual military exercise in Alaska, demonstrated an innovative use of a large number of small, unmanned aerial vehicles, a precursor to exhibiting micro-UAVs capable of autonomous swarming behaviors and a move designed in part to display military advantage over China and Russia.
Inside the Navy, July 6, 2015 -- Recent tests on Lockheed Martin's Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ship showed significant vulnerabilities in the ship's design, according to a report the Pentagon's top weapons tester recently sent to Congress.
DefenseAlert, June 25, 2015 -- Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Joseph Dunford will prioritize funding efforts that facilitate distributed operations in the next budget cycle as well as mitigating risk for Marines operating in Africa and the Pacific.