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Evan Ochsner July 5, 2022

The Army has awarded other transaction agreements to two companies to develop prototypes for its new virtual training capability for soldiers, according to a Tuesday announcement.

Sara Friedman July 5, 2022

The Defense Department is getting closer to finalizing details on the process for contractors to obtain a cyber certification ahead of the effort's formal launch in May 2023, which will include a memo from Pentagon officials to establish a "joint surveillance program" where assessment organizations and DOD officials work together to complete voluntary examinations.

Jason Sherman July 5, 2022

The Missile Defense Agency is targeting 2024 for initial delivery of a key building block of a new air and missile defense system for Guam, announcing plans to award Lockheed Martin a sole-source contract for the Aegis weapon system portion of the new capability as well as a new mobile launcher.

Ethan Sterenfeld July 5, 2022

Advances in digital design and simulation enabled the Army to shrink the number of prototypes it will buy during Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle development, according to Brig. Gen. Glenn Dean, program executive officer for ground combat systems.

Michael Marrow July 5, 2022

Joint Base San Antonio, TX will receive up to 72 T-7A Red Hawk training aircraft to recapitalize the aging T-38C Talon, according to a record of decision signed by Air Force officials and announced in today's Federal Register. 

Shelley K. Mesch July 5, 2022

The microchip producer for the Air Force's Small Diameter Bomb II extended its manufacturing end date by four months as the service continues negotiating to obtain all of the needed chips that will integrate military-code GPS onto the bomb.

DOD memo to kick off voluntary assessments under upcoming cyber certification program

The Defense Department is getting closer to finalizing details on the process for contractors to obtain a cyber certification ahead of the effort's formal launch in May 2023, which will include a memo from Pentagon officials to establish a "joint surveillance program" where assessment organizations and DOD officials work together to complete voluntary examinations.

Aquilino: Navy will still meet operational requirements after Red Hill defueling

The Navy will use existing facilities, potential new facilities and afloat capabilities to store fuel after the service defuels the Red Hill Bulk Fuel Facility in Hawaii, which was permanently closed due to a petroleum leak.

Army awards contracts for virtual trainer prototypes

The Army has awarded other transaction agreements to two companies to develop prototypes for its new virtual training capability for soldiers, according to a Tuesday announcement.