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Speer aims to 'broaden' emerging network strategy

Courtney McBride | July 27, 2017

The Army has "updated" the congressional defense committees on the progress of its network review, but senior leaders still have to identify key "decision points" for a guiding strategy, according to the service's acting secretary.

Navy prioritizes capability, affordability, schedule for future frigate program

Lee Hudson | July 27, 2017

The Navy is prioritizing capability, affordability and schedule -- in that order -- for the guided-missile frigate replacement program, according to industry day slides obtained by Inside Defense.

Navy must rebaseline Ship to Shore Connector program because of schedule breach

Lee Hudson | July 27, 2017

The Navy's Ship to Shore Connector program must be rebaselined because of a test and training craft delivery schedule breach, according to a selected acquisition report obtained by Inside Defense.

Raytheon, L3 report sales increases

Marjorie Censer | July 27, 2017

Raytheon and L3 Technologies this week both reported sales increases in their most recent quarters.

Republican senator claims missile defense is now bipartisan issue

Justin Doubleday | July 27, 2017

A Republican senator says the quickening progression of North Korea's nuclear missile program has made missile defense a more bipartisan issue in this year's defense authorization debate.

The Missile Defense Agency is chartering multiple reviews of the new acquisition strategy for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system, as officials plan to shift from an industry-led approach to having the agency take the role of lead integrator.

The Defense Department is asking Congress to reprogram $36.1 million to pay for a new "pathfinder" approach to upgrade the Air and Space Operations Center Weapon System, after the service announced July 13 it would cancel the troubled AOC 10.2 development contract with Northrop Grumman.

Industry will have to relinquish some of its hold on intellectual property to play a part in the Army's efforts to modernize and improve its network, according to the military deputy to the service's acquisition executive.

Kratos reports increased sales

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions said Thursday sales in its most recent quarter reached $185.7 million, up from $168.2 million during the same three-month period a year earlier.

House passes new defense spending bill

The House passed a fiscal year 2018 "minibus" appropriations measure 235-192 that includes $658 billion for national defense, though the topline exceeds the mandatory spending cap set by the 2011 Budget Control Act by $72 billion.

Navy prioritizes capability, affordability, schedule for future frigate program

The Navy is prioritizing capability, affordability and schedule -- in that order -- for the guided-missile frigate replacement program, according to industry day slides obtained by Inside Defense.

Speer aims to 'broaden' emerging network strategy

The Army has "updated" the congressional defense committees on the progress of its network review, but senior leaders still have to identify key "decision points" for a guiding strategy, according to the service's acting secretary.

Kratos reports increased sales

Kratos Defense & Security Solutions said Thursday sales in its most recent quarter reached $185.7 million, up from $168.2 million during the same three-month period a year earlier.