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Uncertainty after BREXIT as Carter speaks with U.K. counterpart

Tony Bertuca | June 24, 2016
Defense Secretary Ash Carter spoke with his United Kingdom counterpart Friday to reaffirm both nations' commitments to NATO and ongoing joint acquisition projects, such as the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter, in the wake of a U.K. vote to exit the European Union that sent economic shockwaves across the globe.

Navy delays establishing JSF integration office, on track for at-sea testing

Lee Hudson | June 24, 2016
While the Navy has pushed back establishing a Joint Strike Fighter fleet integration office from this summer to this fall, the service remains on track for the final F-35C developmental test at sea in August, according to the service.

Benedict 'concerned' where overall triad commonality effort is going

Lee Hudson | June 24, 2016
A senior uniformed Navy official is "concerned" where the overall commonality effort is going in replacing the nuclear triad.

Defense Business Alert

UTC reaffirms 'commitment to doing business' in U.K. and EU

United Technologies today issued a statement reaffirming "its commitment to doing business in the U.K. and the European Union" following a U.K. vote to exit the EU.

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.