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Walsh: Marines could team up with Army on laser program

Justin Doubleday | June 27, 2016
The Office of Naval Research will test a truck-based laser system against small drones next year, as the Marine Corps eyes potentially transitioning the weapon into a joint program of record with the Army, according to a top Marine general.

Private equity-owned Tresys seeks growth -- but not through acquisitions

Marjorie Censer | June 27, 2016
Cybersecurity company Tresys Technology, which was purchased by a private-equity firm in 2013, is aggressively pursuing growth, but not through acquisitions, the company's chief executive tells Inside Defense.

Army PEO highlights barriers to innovation

Courtney McBride | June 27, 2016
At a time when Defense Secretary Ash Carter is courting Silicon Valley and others outside the department's traditional orbit, one Army program executive officer outlined some challenges with integrating innovative technologies.

Defense Business Alert

Campbell joins J.F. Lehman board

Private-equity firm J.F. Lehman & Company said today it has added retired Army Gen. John Campbell to its operating executive board, a group of industry and government executives with experience in the firm's target industries.

Defense Budget Alert

OMB derides House spending bill's cut to Navy rapid prototyping fund

The Obama administration is knocking a $42 million cut to the Navy's request for establishing a new rapid prototyping and demonstration program included in the House's fiscal year 2017 defense spending bill.