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Justin Katz | March 19, 2019

The Navy intends to publish a competitive request for proposals in fiscal year 2020 for one of its largest developmental unmanned undersea vehicles, a move that would accelerate the program by five years.

Courtney Albon | March 19, 2019

The Air Force’s fiscal year 2020 budget states it will need $11.7 billion over the next five years for the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program -- a significant increase from last year’s projection that appears to reflect a refined cost estimate for the key space-based missile warning program.

Ashley Tressel | March 19, 2019

The Army's Future Unmanned Aircraft System program receives a drastic funding boost in the service's fiscal year 2020 budget request as the program takes shape, a main effort under the service's Future Vertical Lift priority.

Ashley Tressel | March 19, 2019

The Army nearly quadruples funding for the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft in its fiscal year 2020 request over its FY-19 projection as the service plans to rapidly pull forward development of the light-attack reconnaissance helicopter.

Justin Katz | March 19, 2019

The Navy plans to restart the Block V Tomahawk missile production line in fiscal year 2020 in concert with boosting procurement of a long-range anti-ship missile, according to the service's budget request.

Huntington Ingalls Industries is prepared to begin building one of the Navy’s big-deck amphibious ships three years early, a move that would appease lawmakers who have asked the service to accelerate the acquisition program.

In a show of strict commitment to the Army's six modernization priorities, the service is ending the next-generation Block II upgrade program for the Chinook cargo helicopter after fiscal year 2020, according to the service's under secretary.

Pentagon seeks $75M for dual-use tech venture capital program

The Defense Department is requesting $75 million in fiscal year 2020 for a new fund to increase U.S. financing of dual-use technologies currently propped up by investments from China.

Navy planning FY-20 LDUUV RFP, accelerating effort by five years

The Navy intends to publish a competitive request for proposals in fiscal year 2020 for one of its largest developmental unmanned undersea vehicles, a move that would accelerate the program by five years.

Air Force requests $11.7B for Next-Gen OPIR in FY-20 FYDP

The Air Force’s fiscal year 2020 budget states it will need $11.7 billion over the next five years for the Next-Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared program -- a significant increase from last year’s projection that appears to reflect a refined cost estimate for the key space-based missile warning program.

ABMS architect joins Air Force acquisition team

Preston Dunlap joined the office of the assistant secretary of the Air Force for acquisition, technology and logistics as chief architect this week, according to service spokeswoman Capt. Hope Cronin.

Navy planning FY-20 LDUUV RFP, accelerating effort by five years

The Navy intends to publish a competitive request for proposals in fiscal year 2020 for one of its largest developmental unmanned undersea vehicles, a move that would accelerate the program by five years.

Pentagon analyzes defense spending in all 50 states

The Pentagon has produced new data breaking down state-by-state impacts of defense spending at the county-level so local officials can build "resiliency" into their workforces and supply chains, according to Patrick O'Brien, director of the Office of Economic Adjustment.