Jason Sherman June 6, 2023

The Missile Defense Agency is working on a new advanced target to mimic long-range Chinese and Russian hypersonic missiles as part of a project to ready the Defense Department for a high-stakes, live-fire test in 2025 that will feature the first-ever attempt to defeat an ultra-fast maneuvering threat in a simulated attack on a U.S. aircraft carrier.

Tony Bertuca June 6, 2023

Deputy Defense Secretary Kathleen Hicks is directing the Defense Business Board to find ways to "improve the business operations culture" at the Pentagon.

Apurva Minchekar June 6, 2023

Lockheed Martin today announced it has selected General Electric Aerospace to provide the engine for the company's LMXT tanker, which it is offering for the Air Force's KC-135 recapitalization program.

Dan Schere June 6, 2023

An executive with Textron Systems says the company anticipates the Army will announce its downselect in September for the Robotic Combat Vehicle-Light prototype competition.

Nick Wilson June 6, 2023

The Marine Corps' development of organic precision fires is moving too slowly, according to the service's annual Force Design update, which outlines an effort to speed up the acquisition and training processes for OPF capabilities.

Nick Wilson June 5, 2023

Continuing efforts to field ground-based air defense capabilities, the Marine Corps is looking to industry to produce a counter unmanned aircraft system component to support its prototype Marine Air Defense Integrated System (MADIS) Increment One.

Smith relieves Moton as head of the Navy's PEO USC

Capt. Kevin Smith has taken the helm as the head of the program executive office of unmanned and small combatants, replacing Rear Adm. Casey Moton during a June 1 ceremony, according to a Monday Navy announcement.

DOD watchdog finds oversight lacking on 'controlled unclassified' info restrictions

The Defense Department inspector general has found the Pentagon does not "effectively oversee" officials who mark government documents as "controlled unclassified information," potentially restricting transparency without an appropriate rationale.