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AeroVironment Pursues Increased Commercial Business

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.

New National Military Strategy Puts Spotlight On Defense Acquisition

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

Following Exelis Buy, Harris Reorganizes Business Into Four Segments

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.

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Unmanned Systems Alert

'Innovative' UAV Demo In Alaska Precursor To Autonomous Swarming Project

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.

Unmanned Systems Alert