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Jaspreet Gill September 24, 2021

Five industry vendors last week wrapped up a demonstration held by the Army-led Joint Counter-small Unmanned Aircraft Systems Office showcasing their ground-launched aerial denial and handheld and dismounted solutions.

Jason Sherman September 24, 2021

Senate lawmakers want a new assessment of the military’s ability to counter high-volume salvos of advanced missiles against joint force critical fixed sites and high-value assets, considered “one of the greatest threats” to U.S. forces posed by Russia and China that is forecast to grow as competitors expand their inventories of weapons that stress existing U.S. air and missile defense systems.

Briana Reilly September 24, 2021

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD -- On “a focus track” to kick-start production of the Air Force’s Ground Based Strategic Deterrent in 2026, prime contractor Northrop Grumman is looking to launch its first test missile in the effort to replace the aging Minuteman III system in the fourth quarter of 2023, a company official said.

Tony Bertuca September 23, 2021

The Senate Armed Services Committee wants to repeal a law that previously set a preference at the Defense Department for fixed-price contracts to help control the ballooning costs of large acquisition programs.

Aidan Quigley September 23, 2021

Fincantieri Marinette Marine is set to start construction on the first Constellation-class frigate next spring as the company continues work on the ship’s design, the company’s CEO said Thursday.

Briana Reilly September 23, 2021

Lawmakers on the Senate Armed Services Committee want to require the Air Force to integrate its new nuclear cruise missile with the B-21 bomber within two years of the weapon achieving initial operational capability.

Fincantieri Marinette Marine investing in infrastructure, workforce as frigate construction nears

Fincantieri Marinette Marine is set to start construction on the first Constellation-class frigate next spring as the company continues work on the ship’s design, the company’s CEO said Thursday.

Senate lawmakers seek new cybersecurity pilot programs and reviews at DOD

Senate lawmakers want Pentagon officials to develop pilot programs to disrupt adversary cyber operations, while assessing critical supply chain risks and reviewing acquisition of new cyber capabilities.