Daily News | March 20, 2019

The Air Force estimates a total cost of $643 million over the next five fiscal years for directed energy basic research to support aircraft protection, force protection and precision strike.

Daily News | March 20, 2019

The Defense Department wants $15 million in fiscal year 2020 to set up a secure cloud services database where small and mid-sized defense contractors can access sensitive defense information, potentially negating the need for them to manage and protect the data on their own networks.

The Insider | March 20, 2019

The Pentagon’s research and engineering directorate has a lead for cybersecurity, the Defense Department’s technology chief announced today.

The Insider | March 20, 2019

Science Applications International Corp. said today it has named Michael LaRouche general manager of its national security group.

The Insider | March 19, 2019

The Navy plans to increase the number of EA-18G Growlers at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island in Washington state by 36 aircraft following several years of evaluating how the additional aircraft would affect the environment.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Navy intends to publish a competitive request for proposals in fiscal year 2020 for one of its largest developmental unmanned undersea vehicles, a move that would accelerate the program by five years.

The Insider | March 19, 2019

Israel and the United States executed what the two countries claim was a successful series of tests of David's Sling, a jointly developed missile defense system for the Middle East nation.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Air Force’s fiscal year 2020 budget states it will need $11.7 billion over the next five years for the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program -- a significant increase from last year’s projection that appears to reflect a refined cost estimate for the key space-based missile warning program.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Army's Future Unmanned Aircraft System program receives a drastic funding boost in the service's fiscal year 2020 budget request as the program takes shape, a main effort under the service's Future Vertical Lift priority.

The Insider | March 19, 2019

The Pentagon has produced new data breaking down state-by-state impacts of defense spending at the county-level so local officials can build "resiliency" into their workforces and supply chains, according to Patrick O'Brien, director of the Office of Economic Adjustment.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Army nearly quadruples funding for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft in its fiscal year 2020 request over its FY-19 projection as the service plans to rapidly pull forward development of the light-attack reconnaissance helicopter.

The Insider | March 19, 2019

This Tuesday INSIDER Daily Digest has news on a new-start program called the "National Security Innovation Capital," the list of potential military construction projects that could be used to pay for the proposed southern border wall, and a lot more budget coverage.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Navy plans to restart the Block V Tomahawk missile production line in fiscal year 2020 in concert with boosting procurement of a long-range anti-ship missile, according to the service's budget request.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Defense Department is requesting $75 million in fiscal year 2020 for a new fund to increase U.S. financing of dual-use technologies currently propped up by investments from China.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Army wants to spend about $1 billion over its five-year defense plan to develop the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle and $470 million to prototype the Robotic Combat Vehicle, according to new details in the service's fiscal year 2020 budget request.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Navy is seeking $46.6 million in research and development funding for concept development of the service's future large surface combatant, a ship that will ultimately replace the Arleigh Burke-class destroyers.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Defense Department is seeking $15 million in fiscal year 2020 to begin work on a space-based interceptor that could destroy an enemy ballistic missile during the boost phase of flight.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Air Force is launching a three-phased strategy for its new Advanced Battle Management System, a family of systems that will use data from separate sensors to provide battle management and command-and-control capability.

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Air Force’s fiscal year 2020 budget request for the Next-Generation Air Dominance program is $3.8 billion less between FY-20 and FY-23 than what the service forecast last year, due to a "decision to defer development of specific classified technologies and refocus resources."

Daily News | March 19, 2019

The Defense Department expects to spend $7.3 billion for F-35 Block 4 modernization between fiscal years 2020 and 2024, according to new details in the Pentagon’s FY-20 budget justification books.

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