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GAO: Air Force relied on limited data in its A-10 divestment decision

Courtney Albon | Aug. 24, 2016
A new Government Accountability Office report criticizes the Air Force for not properly evaluating the negative impact of its plan to divest the A-10 and gives credence to lawmakers' complaints that the service acted too hastily in proposing retirement of the beloved close-air-support jet.
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Leidos defense chief promises increased focus on international sales

Marjorie Censer | Aug. 24, 2016
The newly formed Leidos defense group, which merges the contractor's existing defense work with the defense business within Lockheed Martin's information systems and global solutions group, will have greater scale and improved ability to pursue international work, according to the unit's new chief.

Lockheed makes case for Patriot radar replacement

Courtney McBride | Aug. 24, 2016
As the Army works to craft an either upgrade or replacement for its venerable Patriot radar system, one contractor aims to convince the service to take the latter course.

Defense Business Alert

Leidos defense chief promises increased focus on international sales

The newly formed Leidos defense group, which merges the contractor's existing defense work with the defense business within Lockheed Martin's information systems and global solutions group, will have greater scale and improved ability to pursue international work, according to the unit's new chief.

Defense Budget Alert

New government reports remind Washington that budget landscape remains uncertain

Two "sequestration update" reports issued this week by the White House Office of Management and Budget and the Congressional Budget Office serve as stark reminders that Washington's late August doldrums will soon give way to a period of fiscal uncertainty and bitter partisan spending debates.