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Jason Sherman | June 26, 2019

The Defense Department is preparing to send lawmakers findings of an independent technical study on the feasibility of using an unmanned aerial vehicle to launch an interceptor against a North Korean intercontinental ballistic missile during the first minutes after launch.

Marjorie Censer | June 26, 2019

The separation of AECOM's government services business is just the latest example of services contractors reshaping to take advantage of an improving market, experts say.

Courtney Albon | June 26, 2019

DAYTON, OH -- The Air Force's program executive officer for fighters and bombers told reporters last week the service is in the process of rebaselining the B-2 Defensive Management System Modernization effort -- a $3 billion overhaul aimed at improving the bomber's survivability.

Ashley Tressel | June 25, 2019

Acting Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy said today he will continue to push the service's priorities amid the shifting roles of civilian leaders in the Pentagon.

Justin Doubleday | June 25, 2019

The Defense Department is exploring "dynamic spectrum sharing" and examining what military bases could serve as testbeds for fifth-generation wireless technologies, according to a top DOD official.

DAYTON, OH -- The Air Force is looking to use results from the Advanced Battle Management System analysis of alternatives, expected this year, to influence the fiscal year 2021 budget cycle, according to the service's lead combat commander.

AECOM spin-off marks latest new player in growing government services market

The separation of AECOM's government services business is just the latest example of services contractors reshaping to take advantage of an improving market, experts say.

Early MCM-1 ship decommissioning partly driven by limited funding

The Navy opted to decommission its mine countermeasures Avenger-class (MCM-1) ships early because of constrained funding and the willingness of service leadership to take additional risk in fielding replacement capabilities, according to a Navy official.

Army launching Multidomain Sensor Architecture project

The Army has issued a request for white papers for a new project to develop a "Multidomain User Sensor Architecture Prototype" for situational awareness and target acquisition.

Griffin taps senior DARPA official as interim SCO director

The Pentagon's chief technology officer has tapped David Honey, a senior Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency official, to temporarily head the Strategic Capabilities Office.

C-UAS microwave weapon has successful demonstration, more testing to follow

The Tactical High-Power Operational Responder, a microwave weapon intended for counter-unmanned aerial system operations, had a successful test last week at Kirtland Air Force Base, NM.

Senate to vote Friday on Iran amendment to defense policy bill

The Senate will vote Friday on a standalone amendment to the fiscal year 2020 defense authorization bill that would constrain President Trump's power to wage war on Iran, removing concerns that Democrats might unite to block the bill.