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Carter, Dunford tout momentum in ISIL fight

Jordana Mishory | July 25, 2016
The United States and its partners have gained momentum in the fight against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and are eyeing upcoming steps to further degrade the terrorist group, according to Defense Secretary Ash Carter and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford.

Thornberry eyes Pentagon supplemental budget request

Tony Bertuca | July 25, 2016
House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) has yet to receive a formal request from the Pentagon on an expected supplemental budget request to finance the retention of U.S. troops in Afghanistan as well as additional operations in Iraq and Syria, but he believes the military is now conducting $6 billion worth of activities that were not part of the Obama administration's FY-17 request.

Gilmore invokes FCS in critique of Army's mid-tier radio

Courtney McBride | July 25, 2016
The Army plans to proceed toward a milestone C decision this summer to support a low-rate initial production decision for its Mid-Tier Networking Vehicular Radio, but the Defense Department's director of operational test and evaluation recently warned the system has significant shortcomings.

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GAO has denied a protest filed by BAE Systems against an Army Materiel Command contract awarded to Leidos.

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Thornberry eyes Pentagon supplemental budget request

House Armed Services Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) has yet to receive a formal request from the Pentagon on an expected supplemental budget request to finance the retention of U.S. troops in Afghanistan as well as additional operations in Iraq and Syria, but he believes the military is now conducting $6 billion worth of activities that were not part of the Obama administration's fiscal year 2017 request.