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Pentagon sets new agenda for FY-18 strategic portfolio reviews

Tony Bertuca | February 5, 2016
The Pentagon has set a new agenda for strategic portfolio reviews meant to shape FY-18 budget resourcing, specifically focusing on seven key areas, according to an internal memo signed by Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work.

Navy's FY-17 budget request to add additional Virginia Payload Module, SECDEF says

Jason Sherman | February 5, 2016
The Navy's fiscal year 2017 budget proposal will double down on future plans to boost the strike capability of its Virginia-class submarines by increasing the number of Virginia Payload Modules the service anticipates procuring in its five-year plan from one to two, according to Defense Secretary Ash Carter.

Thermal and power management issues persist on MQ-9 Reaper

Leigh Giangreco | February 5, 2016
Competing test priorities have tied up resources for MQ-9 Block 5 testing, allowing stubborn thermal and power management problems to persist on the MQ-9 Reaper, according to the Pentagon's director of operational test and evaluation.

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Pentagon sets new agenda for FY-18 strategic portfolio reviews

The Pentagon has set a new agenda for strategic portfolio reviews meant to shape FY-18 budget resourcing, specifically focusing on seven key areas, according to an internal memo signed by Deputy Defense Secretary Bob Work.