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Audrey Decker October 3, 2022

While the Navy's next-generation destroyer is on track to be far more expensive than an Arleigh Burke-class vessel, the service argues its capability and capacity will warrant the increase in cost and that the Constellation-class frigate program will fill in the gaps as the service transitions to a larger surface combatant.

Nick Wilson October 3, 2022

The Marine Corps expects a decision in December to certify its prototype air-defense system for deployment, following three successful live-fire tests in fiscal year 2022.

Evan Ochsner October 3, 2022

Lockheed Martin will begin laboratory testing later this year of a new directed energy air defense system to be mounted on Strykers in anticipation of an upcoming Army competition.

Tony Bertuca September 30, 2022

Pentagon acquisition chief Bill LaPlante, fresh from a meeting in Brussels this week with national armaments directors from dozens of foreign nations, said today the United States, seeking to bolster long-term support for Ukraine, wants to partner more closely with allies to develop, produce and procure critical weapon systems.

Nick Wilson September 30, 2022

The Marine Corps says it is keeping a close eye on the production of its Amphibious Combat Vehicle, acknowledging the potential for schedule risks as it increases production numbers.

Audrey Decker September 30, 2022

As the Navy attempts to work through its backlog of surface ship repairs, Austal USA is building two dry docks to increase its volume for maintenance availabilities.

Telecom group backs changes to NIST CUI series to help with CMMC compliance

CTIA, a telecom group advocating for wireless providers, is urging the National Institute of Standards and Technology to align updates to the controlled unclassified information series to the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, demonstrating support for an initiative that's typically the focus of defense and tech sector stakeholders.

Navy says high DDG(X) cost is 'reasonable' considering capability and capacity

While the Navy's next-generation destroyer is on track to be far more expensive than an Arleigh Burke-class vessel, the service argues its capability and capacity will warrant the increase in cost and that the Constellation-class frigate program will fill in the gaps as the service transitions to a larger surface combatant.

Telecom group backs changes to NIST CUI series to help with CMMC compliance

CTIA, a telecom group advocating for wireless providers, is urging the National Institute of Standards and Technology to align updates to the controlled unclassified information series to the Pentagon's Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program, demonstrating support for an initiative that's typically the focus of defense and tech sector stakeholders.