Welcome to today's Defense Business Briefing, your weekly roundup of the latest defense industry news.
FLIR Systems announced this week it has agreed to purchase Endeavor Robotics, the former iRobot defense business that was spun off in 2016.
The Pentagon is backing a Government Accountability Office recommendation that the Defense Contract Management Agency create a way to better monitor contractor business system reviews.
Aerojet Rocketdyne says the first four years of its five-year affordability drive have resulted in a 1.1 million-square-foot reduction in the company's facilities.
Leidos said it sold Lockheed Martin's former Gaithersburg facility late last year.
Science Applications International Corp. said Nathan Rogers has been named chief information officer, succeeding Bob Fecteau.
Lawmakers must work this week to avert another partial government shutdown when a stopgap continuing resolution expires on Friday. Meanwhile, senior Pentagon officials are scheduled to speak around the Washington area.
Pentagon testing office points to shortfalls in evaluating emerging technologies prized by DOD leaders
From advanced software to autonomous systems to directed energy weapons, the Defense Department lacks the adequate tools, ranges and skills to fully vet many emerging technologies Pentagon leaders say are crucial to renewed great power competition, according to DOD's head of operational testing.
The National Institute of Standards and Technology is racing to publish a second revision of a draft guidance document on protecting "controlled unclassified information" prior to Feb. 15 in case another partial government shutdown occurs.
The Defense Department is preparing to ask Congress for an increase of more than $100 billion in its controversial warfighting account to skirt a mandatory budget cap, but some government officials are worried it will only further the account's appearance as a slush fund.