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Northrop, General Dynamics Aim To Jump Air Force JSTARS Schedule

SAVANNAH, GA -- In an effort to maintain their hold on the Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System, Northrop Grumman and General Dynamics are boasting about an integrated Gulfstream 550 testbed that would help the companies accelerate the Air Force's JSTARS recapitalization timeline.

Following JLTV Win, Oshkosh Defense Prepares To Boost Employment

Following its win of the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle production contract, Oshkosh's defense business is adding employees and readying for a more predictable path forward.

Air Force Has Completed Major LRS-B Risk Reduction Prior To Award

Air Force officials disclosed this week that the service has completed major subsystem risk reduction on its Long-Range Strike Bomber, which they expect will shorten the time frame required for the engineering and manufacturing development phase.

Kendall Outlines Status Of Key Acquisition Initiatives

A wide-ranging speech given Wednesday by Frank Kendall, the Pentagon's acquisition chief, provided updates to a variety of ongoing initiatives including cybersecurity, the Long Range Research and Development Plan and the new oversight system being crafted for services contracts.

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Unmanned Systems Alert

DARPA Plans Proposers' Day For Air-Launch, Air-Recover Drones Program

Inside the Pentagon, Sept. 3, 2015 -- The Pentagon's advanced research arm is planning a proposers' day event this month for a program that seeks to demonstrate employing a number of air-launched, air-recoverable unmanned systems that could be used in aerial denial environments.

Unmanned Systems Alert