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Jason Sherman | April 26, 2018

House lawmakers are proposing legislation to restore transparency to the Pentagon's ballistic missile defense test plans by requiring the Missile Defense Agency to reinstate advance public disclosure of major flight tests, brushing back claims by MDA that such information should be withheld.

Lee Hudson | April 26, 2018

Following four collisions last year in the Pacific, House members are proposing the Navy conduct material inspections of its surface ships without notice to give sailors more time to train, instead of every three years as is now done.

Ashley Tressel | April 26, 2018

The House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee's mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense authorization bill contains a handful of provisions for current and future vehicle technologies, as well as Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle sustainment.

Courtney McBride | April 26, 2018

NASHVILLE, TN -- The Army’s existing aircraft are "the best in the world," but technological advances and a more complex future operational environment necessitate drastic changes, according to the service’s vice chief of staff.

Justin Doubleday | April 26, 2018

The Pentagon plans to deliver to lawmakers two congressionally mandated reports on its controversial cloud program, including a justification of its single-award strategy, by early May, according to a top official.

The Pentagon is not planning for another significant funding boost in fiscal year 2020 and is exploring ways to make budgetary "headroom" to support a host of new modernization investments being drawn up by a new innovation team, according to Deputy Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan.

Members of the House Armed Services tactical air and land forces subcommittee will push the Air Force to continue the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System recapitalization program by restricting funds for a next-generation battle management network and blocking the service from retiring the legacy aircraft until it awards an engineering and manufacturing development contract.

Raytheon reports higher quarterly sales

Raytheon today reported quarterly net sales of $6.3 billion, up 4.5 percent compared to $6 billion in the same quarter the previous year.

House lawmakers propose Navy conduct no-notice inspections of surface ship fleet

Following four collisions last year in the Pacific, House members are proposing the Navy conduct material inspections of its surface ships without notice to give sailors more time to train, instead of every three years as is now done.

Trump warns Russia to 'get ready' for U.S. airstrike in Syria

President Trump in an April 11 tweet warned Russia to “get ready” for a U.S. airstrike in Syria aimed at the Assad regime. 

Pentagon to deliver cloud strategy, justification to Congress by May 7

The Pentagon plans to deliver to lawmakers two congressionally mandated reports on its controversial cloud program, including a justification of its single-award strategy, by early May, according to a top official.

House lawmakers press ACC, AFSOC on Reaper aircrew management

Lawmakers are questioning Air Force Air Combat Command's ability to manage MQ-9 Reapers on behalf of their special-operations counterparts and want a report on how Reaper aircrews are assigned, managed and developed, according to the House Armed Services emerging threats subcommittee's mark of the fiscal year 2019 defense policy bill released this week.