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Courtney Albon July 30, 2021

The Air Force's fiscal year 2022 budget request reflects a re-baselined F-35A retrofit strategy, showing the service expects to eventually upgrade a total of 483 jets in low-rate initial production lots 5-16 to either a Block 4 configuration or a partial retrofit to include Technology Refresh 3 -- up from 457 aircraft in last year's request.

Jason Sherman July 30, 2021

Lawmakers want the Pentagon to draft plans to potentially accelerate upgrades of the Army/Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance (AN/TPY-2) inventory by piggybacking on Saudi Arabia's huge order for missile defense systems, including Terminal High Altitude Area Defense batteries.

Sara Friedman July 29, 2021

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification Accreditation Body is formalizing plans to launch the official program that will establish a pathway for assessors to become certified and expects classes to start in November, according to CMMC-AB training lead Melanie Kyle Gingrich.

Aidan Quigley July 29, 2021

Lockheed Martin expects its Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare program to reach milestone C and start low-rate initial production in the next two months, a company official told Inside Defense Wednesday.

Audrey Decker July 29, 2021

A House panel is asking the Navy to look at putting mine countermeasures on its Expeditionary Sea Base platforms.

Jason Sherman July 29, 2021

House lawmakers are directing the Pentagon to continue exploring the potential for the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA to be used for homeland defense, tasking the Missile Defense Agency to spearhead a new report on options for development and deployment of the new guided missile to protect the continental United States.

Oshkosh revenue jumps on JLTV, Pratt Miller

Oshkosh Defense's revenue and operating income grew by double digits in the most recent quarter, on the back of increased Joint Light Tactical Vehicle sales and the inclusion of Pratt Miller results, Oshkosh announced July 29.

Lawmakers want MDA plan to accelerate AN/TPY-2 modernization

Lawmakers want the Pentagon to draft plans to potentially accelerate upgrades of the Army/Navy Transportable Radar Surveillance (AN/TPY-2) inventory by piggybacking on Saudi Arabia's huge order for missile defense systems, including Terminal High Altitude Area Defense batteries.