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Jason Sherman | February 21, 2019

Raytheon says it has been picked by the Army to participate in the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor competition, the first public word on the planned "sense-off" event at White Sands Missile Range, NM, this spring from either the government or industry in months.

Jason Sherman | February 21, 2019

The Air Force has delayed a key milestone for its $2.7 billion, E-3 Airborne Warning and Control System Block 40/45 upgrade program stemming from shortfalls identified during testing and delays in delivering new hardware by prime contractor Boeing.

Justin Doubleday | February 21, 2019

The Pentagon has 19 pathfinders, ranging from individual weapon systems to program executive offices, leveraging the work of a new initiative to make agile software development tools available across the Defense Department, according to the official in charge of the effort.

Ashley Tressel | February 21, 2019

The Army Research Laboratory is "thinking about new models for collaboration that are not so transactional," according to the head of the lab's vehicle technology directorate.

Courtney Albon | February 21, 2019

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency is calling for industry input into a software development effort known as Pit Boss, which will demonstrate space-based autonomous command-and-control and data processing to support the agency's highly watched Blackjack program.

Oracle's protest against the potentially $10 billion Joint Enterprise Cloud Infrastructure program is on pause as the Pentagon investigates "new information" in determining whether conflicts of interest tainted the competition in favor of Amazon Web Services.

SAN DIEGO -- The Navy's top civilians are convinced $13 billion aircraft carriers are not sustainable, but what the next aircraft carrier looks like and what it will cost is not clear to senior leadership, according to the service's second most senior civilian.

President Trump signed a key space policy directive this week that would direct the creation of a new military service, but falls short of a previous order to establish a new department for space.

The Missile Defense Agency is readying a potential $15 billion contract with Lockheed Martin to buy Terminal High Altitude Area Defense systems for Saudi Arabia, a deal in the works for years that would in a single package outfit the desert kingdom with seven batteries -- equivalent to the Army's current THAAD ballistic missile defense capabilities for the entire globe.

Warden says she's focused on 'technology insertion at speed' and 'having relevant capability'

Northrop Grumman's chief executive said at a conference today she's closely watching the company's ability to rapidly develop capabilities as well as seeking to ensure its capabilities align with the environment.

Navy begins fielding information for future large surface combatant

The Navy has begun its search for information on a future large surface combatant, asking industry for feedback on potential systems, capabilities, designs and technology options for the vessel.

First out of the gate, Raytheon says Army picked its radar for LTAMDS 'sense off'

Raytheon says it has been picked by the Army to participate in the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor competition, the first public word on the planned "sense-off" event at White Sands Missile Range, NM, this spring from either the government or industry in months.

DOD to begin writing permanent 'middle-tier acquisition' policy

The Pentagon's acquisition office is set to host a meeting this week where officials will begin hashing out a permanent policy for "middle-tier acquisition" programs after allowing the services to experiment with the streamlined authority over the past year.

Navy seeks industry help to develop standards for autonomous vehicle architecture

The Navy is proposing a series of industry days to discuss the nascent stages of standardizing autonomous vehicle interfaces, with the intent to mandate those standards in future contracts, according to a Feb. 15 request for information.

Capitol Hill readies for aftershock as Trump diverts DOD funds toward border wall

Democrats in Congress say they are eager to learn which military construction projects will go unfunded so President Trump can divert $3.6 billion to build a wall on the southwestern border following his declaration of a national emergency.