Welsh: Developmental planning is key to strategic planning credibility

Courtney Albon | December 1, 2015
Behind the Air Force's push to reintroduce a more robust developmental planning process is a grasp for more credibility in its long-term strategic outlook, according to the service's top commanding officer.

Army seeking contractor support services for base-protection systems

Sebastian Sprenger | December 1, 2015
The Army has published a request for information seeking vendors to support its array of legacy systems for countering enemy rockets, artillery and mortars threatening forward bases.

Navy, USMC developing concept for littoral ops in a contested environment

Lee Hudson | December 1, 2015
The Navy and Marine Corps are developing a littoral operations in a contested environment concept and plan to discuss it at a naval board in early December, according to a service official.

Navy plans to split up short-term LCS mission package work

Justin Doubleday | December 1, 2015
The Navy is planning to break up a short-term contract it had pegged for Littoral Combat Ship mission module production, integration services and sustainment into two separate awards, according to a recent notice.

Defense Business Alert

PSC teams with Technology Councils of North America

The Professional Services Council, an industry group, said today it has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Technology Councils of North America focused on "new business relationships, public-private partnerships, policy coordination and innovation in the government technology and services sector."

Defense Budget Alert

Pentagon plans 'significant' FY-17 budget boost to halt Russia

The Pentagon is planning a "significant" increase in fiscal year 2017 funding meant to deter Russian military activity in Eastern Europe, but expects to "slow down" some modernization programs, Defense Department Comptroller Mike McCord said Monday.