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Daily News | September 30, 2013

The Navy is prepared for a possible government shutdown in the event that Congress fails to pass a continuing resolution before the next fiscal year, which begins Oct. 1, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus said last week.

Daily News | August 29, 2013

ST. LOUIS -- Despite widespread reports that Boeing's F-15 Silent Eagle bid is the only one left standing in South Korea's ongoing fighter jet competition, the company is still waiting for official word from South Korea's acquisition board that is expected in September, a company official insisted this week.

Daily News | August 26, 2013

The Army and Marine Corps need to better and more fully assess the benefits of simulation-based training, both in terms of training effectiveness and in cost savings over live training, according to a recent Government Accountability Office report.

Daily News | August 9, 2013

The Navy's Unmanned Carrier Launched Airborne Surveillance and Strike program cleared a major hurdle today as lawmakers have released the remaining funds -- nearly $600 million -- needed to launch the program, Inside the Navy has learned. This puts the Navy on track to release a request for proposals for the program before the end of the fiscal year.

Daily News | July 29, 2013

Boeing, a separate Bell-Boeing team as well as a Northrop Grumman-AgustaWestland team have dropped out of the competition for the VXX Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program, leaving a Sikorsky-Lockheed Martin joint venture as the sole bidder, the companies confirmed to Inside the Navy today.

Daily News | July 25, 2013

The Navy has ordered Raytheon to stop work on the service's Next Generation Jammer, for which the company was awarded a three-year, $279.4 million, technology development contract on July 8, the company disclosed today.

Daily News | July 19, 2013

BAE Systems, one of the losing bidders on the Navy's Next Generation Jammer technology development contract awarded to Raytheon last week, filed a protest on the award yesterday, according to a notice posted on the Government Accountability Office website.

Daily News | July 11, 2013

U.S. Pacific Command chief Adm. Samuel Locklear today attempted to ease concerns that the Defense Department's Air-Sea Battle concept is aimed at any particular country, namely China, or is encouraging U.S. adversaries to employ or expand their nuclear capabilities.

Daily News | July 9, 2013

Raytheon's win of a three-year, $279.4 million Next Generation Jammer contract sets the company up well for lucrative future work, according to the company and defense industry analysts.

Daily News | July 8, 2013

Senate authorizers have proposed cutting $100 million from the Navy's budget request for the development of an offensive anti-surface warfare (OASuW) weapon in fiscal year 2014, noting the urgency of the development of this system has since been called into question.

Daily News | June 11, 2013

The Defense Department should develop more reliable cost estimates and an integrated master plan for the Marine Corps' realignment of forces in the Asia-Pacific region to account for potential cost fluctuations and missing expenses in its preliminary cost estimate, according to a new Government Accountability Office report.

Daily News | June 10, 2013

Naval Air Systems Command last week held a pre-proposal conference for the VXX Presidential Helicopter Replacement Program, emphasizing affordability and clearing another hurdle for as many as four industry teams who are to submit proposals later this summer.

Daily News | May 22, 2013

U.S. military forces running drug interdiction missions in Central and South America are gradually losing their ability to disrupt illicit trafficking, with sequestration, shifting priorities and other budgetary constraints taking aim at the resources needed for the mission, according to a senior military official.

Daily News | May 21, 2013

A House subcommittee is recommending raising the cost cap on the Navy's Ford-class aircraft carrier by $1.2 billion, pushing the total cost of the project to $12.9 billion, according to a draft of the subcommittee's fiscal year 2014 defense authorization mark released today.

Daily News | May 20, 2013

As Congress mulls a multiyear contract for the C-130J aircraft, Lockheed Martin is making its case to lawmakers for the savings associated with that procurement approach in comparison to annual contracts for the aircraft.

Daily News | April 16, 2013

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- The Navy and Boeing as early as this summer will conduct flight tests of the F/A-18E/F Super Hornet in order to demonstrate several upgrades including a conformal fuel tank, enclosed weapons pod and other modifications.

Daily News | April 15, 2013

Naval Air Systems Command is seeking potential sources to provide an airborne Full-Motion Video (FMV) Airborne Data Link System for the MH-60S aircraft, with installations slated to begin in fiscal year 2014.

Daily News | April 10, 2013

The Navy will ask Congress to approve a multibillion-dollar reprogramming request in the next few weeks to pay for operations and maintenance accounts depleted through sequestration cuts levied in fiscal year 2013, Rear Adm. Joseph Mulloy, the Navy's deputy assistant secretary of the budget, said today while unveiling the fiscal year 2014 budget.

Daily News | March 11, 2013

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) last week awarded Lockheed Martin a $71- million modification to an existing contract for the development of an anti-ship missile, adding an additional flight test beyond the two already scheduled for this year.

Daily News | February 26, 2013

The Marine Corps is ready to move forward with establishing a large-scale training area at Twentynine Palms, CA, that would be used to prepare Marine Expeditionary Brigades which the service intends to increasingly use as its primary contingency response force.

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