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Ashley Tressel October 19, 2020

Army officials at the Association of the U.S. Army's annual conference last week publicly announced a new force employment model to be implemented across the entire service, called the Regionally Aligned Readiness and Modernization Model, or ReARMM. The model will orient the force in line with regional priorities.

Aidan Quigley October 19, 2020

The Navy has taken the next step to procuring a Light Amphibious Warship, releasing a request for information last week for a "preliminary/contract" design for the new class of ship.

Jason Sherman October 19, 2020

The Army's new contest to find a wheeled 155 mm howitzer will have at least two candidates, with BAE Systems today announcing it is offering the Archer, in service with the Swedish army, and AM General offering its Brutus, a M777 cannon mounted on a Family of Medium Tactical Vehicles truck.

Justin Doubleday October 19, 2020

The Pentagon will start a pilot program early next year allowing cybersecurity researchers to probe the networks of defense contractors for vulnerabilities before they can be exploited by hackers.

Courtney Albon October 16, 2020

The Space Force's chief operating officer said today he expects the restrictions imposed by Congress' continuing resolution to slow the standup of new field commands and impede the growth of the service's civilian workforce.

Sara Sirota October 16, 2020

The Air Force and Raytheon have finalized a $272 million deal for the sixth production lot of the Small Diameter Bomb II -- a precision-guided weapon designed to strike moving targets in all weather conditions.

Conley set to grow CTO office at Mercury Systems

The chief technology office created last year at Mercury Systems now has three employees and is slated to grow, according to the company's chief technology officer.

Navy solicits Light Amphibious Warship preliminary designs

The Navy has taken the next step to procuring a Light Amphibious Warship, releasing a request for information last week for a "preliminary/contract" design for the new class of ship.

New DOD pilot program to turn white hat hackers loose on defense contractor networks

The Pentagon will start a pilot program early next year allowing cybersecurity researchers to probe the networks of defense contractors for vulnerabilities before they can be exploited by hackers.

Lord predicts 'long-lasting impact' for latest acquisition reforms

Pentagon acquisition chief Ellen Lord, flanked by her top deputies, said today her team's work to re-write procurement policy over the past few years has resulted in "irreversible momentum."

Army solidifies operational requirements for Counter Small Unmanned Aerial Systems

​The Army has received an approved set of operational requirements for its efforts countering small drones and is planning engagements with industry to address specific focus areas, the service leader in charge told reporters yesterday.

Congress OKs large Pentagon budget transfers

Congressional defense committees have approved two Defense Department requests to reprogram billions of dollars, according to new documents posted by the Pentagon comptroller's office.