Jaspreet Gill | March 27, 2020

The director of the Army's network cross-functional team says the schedule of the first integrated tactical network capability set may slip amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Courtney Albon, Sara Sirota | March 27, 2020

Air Force acquisition executive Will Roper said today the service has stood up a COVID-19 acquisition task force to support industry and address concerns with program execution.

Jason Sherman | March 27, 2020

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded its first-ever multiyear procurement deal, a $2.1 billion package more than five years in the making that calls for Raytheon to manufacture 230 Standard Missile-3 Block IB interceptors for the Navy and Japan.

Marjorie Censer | March 27, 2020

The Justice Department said Thursday that United Technologies and Raytheon must divest Raytheon's military airborne radios business, UTC's military global positioning systems and UTC's large space-based optical systems businesses to move forward with the companies' planned merger.

Mallory Shelbourne | March 27, 2020

The Marine Corps' new force design initiative raises questions about a future major vehicle program and the requirements for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter in the 2030 fight.

The Pentagon's senior acquisition team has only just begun their first fully coordinated efforts to respond to the coronavirus pandemic, and pledged today to move aggressively to prop up economically vulnerable defense contractors and field "demand signals" for medical supplies from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

After notifying industry that it planned to award a sole-source contract to lease advanced training jets in support of a possible new concept of operations for fighter pilot training dubbed Reforge, Air Combat Command confirmed to Inside Defense this week it has opted to open the competition after reviewing industry responses to its notice.

The Army on Wednesday completed the first series of exercises in an 18-month "learning campaign" intended to gather data on different capabilities the service can implement in its space strategy.

Navy begins pursuit of Light Amphibious Warship

The Navy is asking industry for input on a future Light Amphibious Warship, as the Marine Corps recalculates its force design to prepare for a near-peer fight in the Pacific.

Geurts urges Navy R&D to push OTAs, rapid prototyping during COVID-19 pandemic

A new memorandum by the Navy's acquisition executive directs the service's research and development enterprise to make greater use of other transaction authorities and prototyping as a way to maintain the health of the industrial base during the coronavirus pandemic.

Raytheon's Coyote Block II approved for international sales

Raytheon has been approved to sell its Coyote Block II counter-drone system to allied nations, company officials announced today.

House passes historic $2 trillion coronavirus stimulus package

The House today passed an unprecedented $2 trillion coronavirus rescue package with $10.5 billion in additional defense funds, sending the measure to President Trump for his immediate signature.