Selva: DOD must capitalize on commercial innovation, imaging satellites

Jordana Mishory | Aug. 25, 2016
The Pentagon must figure out how to capitalize on technological advances in the commercial realm, Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Paul Selva said this week, stressing that the Defense Department needs to start working now on ways to take advantage of commercial imaging satellites.

Air Force to make DMSP-20 decision in mid-September

Courtney Albon | Aug. 25, 2016
The Air Force will likely not make a decision about whether to pursue launching the last legacy Defense Meteorological Satellite Program space vehicle until after a meeting next month with the Joint Requirements Oversight Committee.

Technology companies, industry groups caution DOD on technical data rights

Marjorie Censer | Aug. 25, 2016
As a congressionally mandated panel reviews the government's approach to technical data rights, technology companies are warning that existing and proposed policies could disincentivize innovative firms from investing in defense technology.

Defense Business Alert

Lockheed promotes Gardner

Lockheed Martin said today it has named Greg Gardner vice president of investor relations, beginning Dec. 5.

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.