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Jordan Wolman April 16, 2021

As the Navy moves forward with its new unmanned plan, members of Congress and industry executives are pressing for more details about how the technology will be used as well as how the service plans to manage intellectual property and requirements concerns.

Aidan Quigley April 16, 2021

After the Marine Corps fully fielded its new Common Aviation Command and Control System last summer more than a year ahead of schedule, the service is moving forward with additional uses for the system.

Ethan Sterenfeld April 16, 2021

The three companies that participated in the first iteration of the Optionally Manned Fighting Vehicle competition -- BAE Systems, General Dynamics Land Systems and American Rheinmetall -- have all announced they will bid for the new OMFV program.

Jason Sherman April 16, 2021

The top uniformed official responsible for defending the nation against North Korean ballistic missile attack threw cold water this week on the Missile Defense Agency's push for adding an "underlayer" to the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, arguing the proposal to add the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA is too expensive and too narrowly focused given the range of potential air threats that need to be addressed.

Ethan Sterenfeld April 15, 2021

The Extended Range Cannon Artillery will be able to strike targets at 70 kilometers with less cost and more lethality than existing Army rockets that fire in that range, the director of the Long Range Precision Fires Cross-Functional Team said today.

Justin Doubleday April 15, 2021

The head of U.S. Southern Command is calling for the return of the "ISR transfer fund," as he anticipates intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance will continue to be one of his major unfunded priorities this year.

Arrington: Establishing FedRAMP reciprocity for CMMC intended to help small businesses

Defense Department acquisition Chief Information Security Officer Katie Arrington says her office is working to establish reciprocity with other government standards such as the General Services Administration's FedRAMP, in an effort to help companies reach compliance with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program more quickly while still maintaining necessary security requirements.

After early fielding, Marine Corps pursuing CAC2S L-Class ship and air traffic control use

After the Marine Corps fully fielded its new Common Aviation Command and Control System last summer more than a year ahead of schedule, the service is moving forward with additional uses for the system.

Arrington: Establishing FedRAMP reciprocity for CMMC intended to help small businesses

Defense Department acquisition Chief Information Security Officer Katie Arrington says her office is working to establish reciprocity with other government standards such as the General Services Administration's FedRAMP, in an effort to help companies reach compliance with the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program more quickly while still maintaining necessary security requirements.

Nominee for DOD acquisition chief brings background in Silicon Valley, counter-China

Michael Brown, director of the Defense Innovation Unit, has been picked to become the Pentagon's acquisition chief, putting a new spotlight on a career previously spent in Silicon Valley and a public profile focused on countering Chinese technology.

Army to have 12 robotic ground vehicles at PC 21

The Army will have 12 robotic ground vehicles at Project Convergence 21, Maj. Gen. Ross Coffman, director of the Next Generation Combat Vehicle Cross-Functional Team, said April 15.

Smith 'deeply concerned' over delayed budget

House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) said today he is concerned officials at the White House are "dragging their feet getting us the damn budget."