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Courtney Albon April 14, 2021

The director of the Space Development Agency said today the organization is considering alternatives to the Space Force's National Security Space Launch contracting mechanism for its Tranche 1 satellites, saying it's not clear whether NSSL-class rockets will meet its future needs.

Jaspreet Gill April 14, 2021

The Army is testing several technologies to enable joint interoperability through communication exercises in anticipation of this year's sensor-to-shooter demonstration known as Project Convergence, the service's contribution to the Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control effort.

Aidan Quigley April 13, 2021

The Navy is working on testing and scaling unmanned capabilities as it moves to implement its unmanned campaign plan, Rear Adm. Casey Moton, the program executive officer for unmanned and small combatants, said Tuesday.

Ethan Sterenfeld April 13, 2021

U.S. Army Europe and Africa will receive roughly 500 additional soldiers for a multidomain task force and a theater fires command, the Army announced April 13.

Justin Doubleday April 13, 2021

Top Defense Department research officials today told lawmakers the Pentagon's newly formed innovation steering group is studying internal changes DOD can make to accelerate technology adoption and reduce barriers to working with the department.

Aidan Quigley April 13, 2021

A coalition of aircraft carrier industrial base companies is meeting with members of Congress this week to lobby for continued block buys of aircraft carriers and consistent funding for carriers' refueling and complex overhauls.

L3Harris and American Rheinmetall to team on Army's OMFV program

L3Harris Technologies and American Rheinmetall Vehicles said today they have signed a teaming agreement to jointly develop the Army's new Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle, set to replace the Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicle.

Carrier industrial base calls for continued carrier block buys, consistent refueling funding

A coalition of aircraft carrier industrial base companies is meeting with members of Congress this week to lobby for continued block buys of aircraft carriers and consistent funding for carriers' refueling and complex overhauls.

Army testing joint capabilities ahead of Project Convergence 2021

The Army is testing several technologies to enable joint interoperability through communication exercises in anticipation of this year's sensor-to-shooter demonstration known as Project Convergence, the service's contribution to the Combined Joint All-Domain Command and Control effort.

Nominee for DOD acquisition chief brings background in Silicon Valley, counter-China

Michael Brown, director of the Defense Innovation Unit, has been picked to become the Pentagon's acquisition chief, putting a new spotlight on a career previously spent in Silicon Valley and a public profile focused on countering Chinese technology.

Air Force releases RFP for counter-small UAS system

The Air Force Research Laboratory released a long-awaited request for proposals Tuesday for weapons that can thwart commercial off-the-shelf small unmanned aerial systems.

Smith 'deeply concerned' over delayed budget

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) said today he is concerned officials at the White House are "dragging their feet getting us the damn budget."