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Audrey Decker December 1, 2022

Navy Secretary Carlos Del Toro has sent a letter to Congress warning that ongoing budget gridlock could cause the Navy to delay maintenance on ships and aircraft and force the service to make "trade-offs" to continue to operate.

Briana Reilly December 1, 2022

A newly established Defense Department office aims to invest in critical technologies that can bridge the so-called acquisition "valley of death" and be fielded at-scale.

Briana Reilly December 1, 2022

Critical elements found in military systems ranging from precision-guided weapons to lasers are at the center of two recently kicked-off programs from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Evan Ochsner November 30, 2022

Increased flexibility in requirements for the Army's competition to replace the Bradley Fighting Vehicle has enabled BAE Systems to adapt its proposal to leverage new information coming out of the war in Ukraine, a company executive said Wednesday.

Jason Sherman November 30, 2022

The Army will begin experimenting with prototype big guns in the Arizona desert next week to assess the potential for mounting artillery on wheeled vehicles, conducting live-fire tests of extended-range, soft-recoil technology paired with new tubes, including a Next-Generation Cannon, to possibly replace towed systems now vulnerable to counterbattery fire.

Jason Sherman November 29, 2022

The Pentagon's new status report on China's military power highlights three potential threats to Guam -- advanced air, sea and ground systems -- that could credibly strike U.S. military bases on the Western Pacific U.S. territory and complicate any attempt by Washington to counter a Beijing offensive against Taiwan.

Industry groups urge lawmakers to cut China-based semiconductor ban for federal contracts from defense policy bill

A coalition of industry groups is pushing for Senate Armed Services Committee leadership to drop an amendment from the fiscal year 2023 defense authorization bill that would extend the current ban on federal contractors using equipment and services from Huawei and ZTE to include three Chinese semiconductor companies.

Tripoli returns from Pacific after first deployment

The America-class amphibious assault carrier Tripoli (LHA-7) returned from its maiden deployment on Tuesday, after operating for seven months in the Indo-Pacific.

DOD stands up new office to invest in scaling critical tech

A newly established Defense Department office aims to invest in critical technologies that can bridge the so-called acquisition "valley of death" and be fielded at-scale.