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Courtney Albon | December 13, 2018

The official in charge of crafting Air Force weather and space environmental doctrine said this week one of the biggest challenges the service has faced as it works to modernize space weather ground stations is protecting and verifying data.

Justin Doubleday | December 12, 2018

Oracle America is alleging two Defense Department officials helped craft a single-award strategy for the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud program while having "significant" conflicts of interest tied to their work with Amazon Web Services.

Maximilian Kwiatkowski | December 12, 2018

The first flight of Bell-Sikorsky’s proposed aircraft for the Army's Joint Multi-Role Technology Demonstrator has again been delayed, this time until early 2019, as representatives say it requires more testing.

Jason Sherman | December 12, 2018

Five companies -- three U.S. contractors and two foreign firms -- responded to the Army's industry day invitation and the chance to compete in the Lower Tier Air and Missile Defense Sensor program's "Sense-Off" event, a contest to rival the LTAMDS program of record -- allowing new players the opportunity to nab production of the expected multibillion-dollar Patriot radar replacement.

Rachel Cohen | December 12, 2018

The Air Force will consider whether its maintenance crew at Robins Air Force Base, GA, can eventually replace Northrop Grumman as the depot provider for the E-8C Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System.

Rep. Adam Smith (WA), the Democrat poised to lead the House Armed Services Committee, says he is ready to take on Republicans pushing for an increase in defense spending and wants to reorient the conversation toward a more fiscally restrained national security strategy.

A potential $33 billion cut to the Defense Department's topline budget in fiscal year 2020 would have "a profound impact" on the size of the Navy's fleet, said the service's second most senior civilian, who also raised questions about the Navy's latest aircraft carrier program.

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, CA -- As tensions flared between the United States and North Korea over nuclear proliferation last year, the 9th Reconnaissance Wing saw an opportunity to ask: Are we ready to go to war somewhere new?

The Army last week published its latest iteration of the Multidomain Operations concept, which one general called a "more fleshed out" response to the National Defense Strategy's focus on the near-peer threats of Russia and China.

Oracle alleges DOD officials involved in $10B cloud project had 'significant' conflicts tied to Amazon

Oracle America is alleging two Defense Department officials helped craft a single-award strategy for the Pentagon's $10 billion cloud program while having "significant" conflicts of interest tied to their work with Amazon Web Services.

Air Force weather director concerned about cybersecurity of space and ground systems

The official in charge of crafting Air Force weather and space environmental doctrine said this week one of the biggest challenges the service has faced as it works to modernize space weather ground stations is protecting and verifying data.

Navy not ruling out splitting FFG(X) production between multiple shipyards

The Navy is not ruling out the possibility of splitting the award for production of 20 next-generation frigates between two or more shipbuilders, according to the service's top civilian.

Smith wants to pivot defense spending debate toward cost savings

Rep. Adam Smith (WA), the Democrat poised to lead the House Armed Services Committee, says he is ready to take on Republicans pushing for an increase in defense spending and wants to reorient the conversation toward a more fiscally restrained national security strategy.

Pentagon's reform team claims $4.4B in FY-18 'efficiencies'

The Pentagon, despite the abrupt departure last month of Chief Management Officer Jay Gibson, saved nearly $4.4 billion in fiscal year 2018 through various business reforms and remains on track to save $6 billion in FY-19, according to acting CMO Lisa Hershman.

Army to test reconfigured Abrams chassis in robotic mine-clearing demonstration at JWA

The Army at the 2019 Joint Warfighting Assessment this spring will for the first time use a reconfigured Abrams tank to serve as the robotic vehicle breaching a simulated minefield.