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Mallory Shelbourne | November 16, 2018

The United States was “slow” to understanding China’s military strategy, according to the top Marine Corps general in charge of the service’s combat development command.

Ashley Tressel | November 16, 2018

Seeking to accelerate the fielding date of the Army's next-generation fighting vehicle, Army Secretary Mark Esper was presented three plans -- one too far in the future to satisfy demand, one too near to add much capability and another option he decided was just right.

Tony Bertuca | November 15, 2018

Though the Defense Department failed to receive a “clean” opinion from auditors who examined more than $2.7 trillion in DOD assets, Pentagon officials say the historic undertaking has provided valuable information that will improve military readiness and cybersecurity.

Justin Katz | November 15, 2018

ANNAPOLIS, MD -- Lockheed Martin is upgrading the stern ramps on its Freedom-class Littoral Combat Ships to allow crews to stow vehicles on the ramp while the ship is moving at up to 40 knots, according to a company official.

Justin Doubleday | November 15, 2018

President Trump is expected to “imminently” sign an executive order formally shifting federal background investigations to the Defense Security Service and rebranding DSS as the “Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency,” according to Defense Department officials.

Rachel Cohen | November 15, 2018

General Atomics' most recent MQ-9 Reaper procurement contract will cover production of 16 remotely piloted aircraft, according to the Air Force.

The Navy in September began conducting new inspections of its supplier base supporting the Columbia-class submarine program in response to faulty welding on missile tubes found in August, according to a Navy officer overseeing the submarine program.

The Army's highest-priority acquisition program to modernize its combat vehicle fleet is off to a delayed start, as the service is taking more time than originally planned to refine requirements and request proposals for a future Bradley replacement.

SAIC and Engility plan Jan. 11 vote

Science Applications International Corp. and Engility said today each company will hold a special meeting in January to vote on proposals related to SAIC's acquisition of Engility.

DHS, DOD form 'steering' group to guide joint operations in protecting privately owned infrastructure

The Defense Department and the Department of Homeland Security have established a “steering group” to guide joint operations by military and civilian personnel in protecting privately owned critical infrastructure, including financial services and power plants, from cyber attacks.

Navy official: U.S. 2nd Fleet to reach IOC in spring 2019

The Navy's recently re-established 2nd Fleet will reach initial operational capability next spring, according to the director of joint and fleet operations for U.S. Fleet Forces Command.

Pentagon's first-ever audit fails to find 'hidden pots of gold'

Though the Defense Department failed to receive a “clean” opinion from auditors who examined more than $2.7 trillion in DOD assets, Pentagon officials say the historic undertaking has provided valuable information that will improve military readiness and cybersecurity.

DISA 'raising the bar' on contractor cybersecurity expectations

LINTHICUM, MD -- The Defense Information Systems Agency will begin reviewing how well contractors protect government data, with consequences for companies who don't implement adequate cybersecurity, DISA's top official told industry this week.

Army reviewing future UAS proposals

The Army is starting to review proposals for non-developmental unmanned aircraft systems to demonstrate as part of its Future Vertical Lift effort.