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ARCIC chief highlights combat, tactical vehicles as key modernization priorities

Courtney McBride | Sept. 27, 2016
The Army must prioritize "close combat overmatch" and ground vehicles in its modernization efforts, according to the director of the Army Capabilities Integration Center, housed within Training and Doctrine Command.

SwitchPitch, in first defense event, seeks to connect large contractors with startups

Marjorie Censer | Sept. 27, 2016
SwitchPitch, a platform that convenes big companies with startups, held its first aerospace and defense-focused event Tuesday, featuring contractors including BAE Systems and Harris.

DOD clears Navy to launch planned $10B production run of Northrop's MQ-4C

Jason Sherman | Sept. 27, 2016
The Pentagon's acquisition executive has approved the Navy's recommendation to begin production of the MQ-4C Triton unmanned aircraft system, paving the way for a contract award as soon as this week that will launch a planned $10 billion procurement into the 2030s of the high-flying, broad-area maritime surveillance platform.

Defense Business Alert

SwitchPitch, in first defense event, seeks to connect large contractors with startups

SwitchPitch, a platform that convenes big companies with startups, held its first aerospace and defense-focused event Tuesday, featuring contractors including BAE Systems and Harris.

Defense Budget Alert

Carter: OCO supplemental request coming in November

Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday that the Obama administration plans to send Congress a supplemental budget request after the Nov. 8 elections to finance troop retentions in Afghanistan and the Pentagon's accelerated campaign against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.