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Tony Bertuca | December 10, 2018

President Trump has now heard from a long line of Pentagon and Capitol Hill officials urging him to halt a $33 billion defense budget cut being contemplated by the Office of Management and Budget, including Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-OK), who said he is optimistic that Trump understands the position of GOP defense hawks.

Mallory Shelbourne | December 7, 2018

The Navy this week awarded a $140 million contract modification to BAE Systems to build 30 Amphibious Combat Vehicles for Lot 2 of the program’s low-rate initial production phase.

Justin Doubleday | December 6, 2018

The Pentagon’s highest ranking officer said today it’s "inexplicable" commercial technology companies wouldn’t want to work with the U.S. military.

Mallory Shelbourne | December 6, 2018

The Navy should conduct Freedom of Navigation operations in the Arctic as it works toward an increased presence in the region, according to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.

Jason Sherman | December 6, 2018

U.S. Central Command, in response to a Pentagon directive earlier this year, has proposed a plan to "recalibrate" the U.S. military presence in the Middle East in accordance with the Trump administration's National Defense Strategy, a plan that will reduce force posture in the region in order to direct resources to high-priority areas around the world.

Defense Secretary Jim Mattis accompanied Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-OK) and House counterpart Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) to the White House this week to convince President Trump the new defense budget must be at least $733 billion, rather than the $700 billion being floated by the Office of Management and Budget, according to officials with knowledge of the meeting.

A potential $33 billion cut to the Defense Department's topline budget in fiscal year 2020 would have "a profound impact" on the size of the Navy's fleet, said the service's second most senior civilian, who also raised questions about the Navy's latest aircraft carrier program.

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, CA -- As tensions flared between the United States and North Korea over nuclear proliferation last year, the 9th Reconnaissance Wing saw an opportunity to ask: Are we ready to go to war somewhere new?

The Army last week published its latest iteration of the Multidomain Operations concept, which one general called a "more fleshed out" response to the National Defense Strategy's focus on the near-peer threats of Russia and China.

Oracle takes protest against military's JEDI cloud project to Court of Federal Claims

Oracle America has taken the next step in challenging the Pentagon's Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud solicitation, filing suit in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims after the Government Accountability Office dismissed the company's arguments last month.

Spencer: Navy should conduct freedom of navigation operations in the Arctic

The Navy should conduct Freedom of Navigation operations in the Arctic as it works toward an increased presence in the region, according to Navy Secretary Richard Spencer.

Topline watch: Pentagon and Hill officials ask Trump to halt $33B cut

President Trump has now heard from a long line of Pentagon and Capitol Hill officials urging him to halt a $33 billion defense budget cut being contemplated by the Office of Management and Budget, including Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman Jim Inhofe (R-OK), who said he is optimistic that Trump understands the position of GOP defense hawks.

DIU now able to issue its own OTAs as it looks to tackle broader projects

MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA -- Three years after it launched as the Defense Department's conduit to Silicon Valley, the Defense Innovation Unit can now award contracts using its own other transaction authorities, rather than rely solely on service-led acquisition groups.

U-2, RQ-4 can help speed evolution of ISR in preparation for high-end conflict, official says

BEALE AIR FORCE BASE, CA -- High-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft -- particularly Lockheed Martin’s U-2 Dragon Lady -- can serve as a bridge to the next generation of reconnaissance aircraft by acting as a test truck for new sensors, according to the commander of the 9th Reconnaissance Wing here.