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Briana Reilly October 25, 2021

The Air Force is poised to enter initial operational test and evaluation for its HH-60W Combat Rescue Helicopter in early 2022, a service spokeswoman says.

Courtney Albon October 25, 2021

The head of Air Combat Command said today that a future advanced tactical trainer that has the flexibility to serve as a surrogate fighter aircraft may call for different requirements than the T-7 Boeing is currently building to replace the aging T-38.

Jason Sherman October 25, 2021

The Army is getting ready to lock in a requirement for an extended-range variant of its Precision Strike Missile and is moving to shroud the reach of the planned weapon -- which service leaders previously discussed openly -- in secrecy, a determination that will codify the scope of the competition for industry and keep potential adversaries, such as China, guessing about the precise offensive potential of U.S. ground units.

Briana Reilly October 22, 2021

Defense officials are looking to flight test the Airborne High Energy Laser on an AC-130J Ghostrider in fiscal year 2023, a U.S. Special Operations Command spokeswoman told Inside Defense this week, pushing back the planned demonstration by a year.

Ethan Sterenfeld and Jason Sherman October 21, 2021

Three defense contractors from Europe and the Middle East deployed to Washington, DC, their respective 155 mm howitzer variants mounted on trucks for display at a convention center, all hoping to catch the attention of U.S. government officials who are contemplating options for replacing towed cannons that are now deemed vulnerable to counter-battery fire against an advanced adversary such as Russia or China.

Ethan Sterenfeld October 21, 2021

A digital transformation in the Army and the implementation of Joint All-Domain Command and Control requires cultural changes in the military more than technological advances, Raj Iyer, the Army's chief information officer, said today.

Navy won't re-open NGJ-LB competition despite GAO recommendation

The Government Accountability Office has sustained another protest Northrop Grumman filed against the Navy's decision to award L3Harris Technologies a contract for the Next Generation Jammer-Low Band Capability Block 1.

Navy re-evaluating shipyard improvement program cost following Portsmouth project overruns

After the bid for shipyard improvements at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine came in far above estimates, the Navy is re-evaluating the cost of its ongoing 20-year, $21 billion Shipyard Infrastructure Optimization Program.

Navy won't re-open NGJ-LB competition despite GAO recommendation

The Government Accountability Office has sustained another protest Northrop Grumman filed against the Navy's decision to award L3Harris Technologies a contract for the Next Generation Jammer-Low Band Capability Block 1.