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The Insider | March 12, 2018

Today's INSIDER starts the week off with a look at how the Navy tries to balance technology development and speed of fielding, the Pentagon pulling the curtain around information that had been public, the Navy's LCS program, and a new review on space surveillance.

The Insider | March 12, 2018

Elbit Systems of America, LLC, announced today that Ted Fordyce has been promoted to lead the company's Washington Operations office and serve as the company's principal representative in the greater Washington region. 

The Insider | March 9, 2018

This Friday's INSIDER includes the latest news on the potential national security impacts of President Trump's new metal tariffs, details on the Pentagon's plans to acquire a single cloud information system, and news from senior Air Force officials on the F-35 buy-rates and data rights.

The Insider | March 8, 2018

This Thursday INSIDER includes rules for talking with industry, a plan for the Joint Strike Fighter to buy more than one aircraft at a time, a new Navy force structure review, and the Army acquisition chief weighing in on reform measures.

The Insider | March 8, 2018

General Dynamics board of directors on March 7 declared a regular quarterly dividend of 93 cents per share on the company’s common stock, payable May 11, 2018, to shareholders of record on April 13. 

The Insider | March 7, 2018

Today's INSIDER looks at the repercussions of DOD scaling back a recently awarded cloud contract, the reason behind a smaller Navy-Marine Corps unfunded list, talks between North and South Korea, a Navy aircraft carrier buy, and the nomination of the next CYBERCOM chief.

The Insider | March 6, 2018

Today's INSIDER Daily Digest includes a look at a new assessment of the threat of small drones as well as the latest from the chief of U.S. Africa Command.

The Insider | September 20, 2017

Marine Corps Commandant Gen. Robert Neller today released a new warfighting concept to guide Navy and Marine Corps forces fighting in the littorals.

The Insider | August 30, 2017

In new guidance on how the Defense Department answers inquiries from Capitol Hill, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis expects the department to improve its communication with Congress "at every level."

The Insider | August 29, 2017

Navy Secretary Richard Spencer has issued a "mission, vision, and priorities" memo to service members.

The Insider | August 29, 2017

The Navy has given a New Orleans shipping company a $3 million contract to "float" the Fitzgerald, an Arleigh Burke-class destroyer damaged in a June 17 collision at sea, back to the United States for repairs.

Daily News | June 29, 2017

The Trump administration is asking Congress to approve the transfer of $500 million within the Navy's fiscal year 2018 budget to pay for a second Littoral Combat Ship, which was not included in the administration's original budget request delivered earlier this year.

The Insider | March 23, 2017

In today's digest, another Capitol Hill leader is expressing concern about the Trump administration's fiscal year 2018 budget, a top Pentagon official wants to further cut the cost of the F-35 and lawmakers are transferring money to a key Air Force effort.

The Insider | March 22, 2017

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Joseph Dunford appear before the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee this morning.

The Insider | September 2, 2016

Possible money troubles for a new Army engine, a radar upgrade for the venerable F-16, and a huge contract issued by the Marine Corps start off this pre-Labor Day INSIDER.

The Insider | September 1, 2016

The Pentagon's experimental office awards a contract, the Navy defends the Ford-class aircraft carrier, business news and more highlight this Thursday INSIDER Daily Digest.

Daily News | July 8, 2016

The Air Force is short 4,000 aircraft maintainers, with the problem growing worse every month, and that fact is the No. 1 reason the service is facing a significant fleet readiness shortfall, an Air Force official told House lawmakers earlier this week.

Daily News | June 13, 2016

The Army has halted work on a six-year-old environmental study that was considering the impact of adding nearly 83,000 acres to Ft. Benning, GA, citing a reduction in requirements.

The Insider | May 12, 2014

This Wednesday the Senate Appropriations defense subcommittee will meet to consider the Defense Department's approach to research and innovation.

The Insider | May 6, 2014

In testimony this morning before the Senate Armed Services Committee, Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey said that if Congress rejects a package of pay and compensation reforms proposed by the Obama administration, the Defense Department will have to spend more than $30 billion over the next five years to pay for the resulting shortfall, with that money coming from readiness and force structure.

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